Museum News

NASA Shuttle Decision Date: April 12, 2011 at Noon

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History, a serious contender for a retired space shuttle, will host a space shuttle watch at Noon on April 12th, the 30th anniversary of the first shuttle flight and the day when NASA will announce the shuttles’ final locations.

Dino-Draw Challenge 2011

T Rex Art Challenge Submit your dinosaur drawing to our Dinosaur Drawing ART CHALLENGE by April 15 for a chance to win a free Museum Membership for one year!

Have you got a T-rex-sized talent for drawing? Why not help us celebrate our 50th Birthdat by entering the Museum’s Dino-Draw Art Challenge! You can draw, paint, or color any type of dinosaur to enter. The winning entries in five age categories will receive a free Museum Membership for one year.

Rockin' and Rollin' 50th Birthday Celebration

Rockin and Rollin7:00 - 11:00 PM
Brazos Center, Bryan

Desserts, Dancing, Classic Cars,
Dance & Best Dressed contest,
Soda Fountain, and more!

Bring the Shuttle Featured on KHOU

The efforts to bring the shuttle to Aggieland were featured on KHOU: 

"HOUSTON—With only three weeks left until NASA’s decision on which museums and organizations will be the permanent homes of retired space shuttles, Aggieland is abuzz with its final push for a chance at another piece of Texas history."

Read more and watch the video on KHOU: Aggies make final push to land retired space shuttle

NASA’s Driven to Explore Exhibit

NASA's Driven to Explore9am – 3pm

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History will be hosting a NASA exhibit, Driven to Explore, on Wednesday, March 23rd, 9am – 3pm. The exhibit will be set up in front of the Museum in the Brazos Center Parking Lot.