Museum News

50th Celebration Raffle

14 K Gold and Peridot Gem RingDrawing: April 2, 2011
Raffle Ticket Price: $10.00 each or 11 for $100.00

The raffle drawing is during our Rockin' and Rollin' 50th Birthday Celebration on April 2, 2011.  (You do not need to be present to win.)

Museum & BringTheShuttle Featured on NPR Morning Edition

Visit the following link to read the full article on NPR's website, in addition to hearing an interview with Deborah Cowman, the Executive Director for the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History and Zach Cummings, Development Associate for the Museum:

NASA's Next Mission: Finding Homes For Shuttles


Rio Brazos Audubon Society Meeting: Landscapes and Birds of Northwestern Australia

6:30 PM
Free and open to the public

Landscapes and Birds of Northwestern Australia

Birding and Living in the Kimberley

Name our English Hedgehog

English HedgehogCome to the Museum to cast your vote for the name of our new English Hedgehog!

The options for his name are:

  • Nigel
  • Lancelot
  • Harrison
  • Sheldon
  • Spike

The name will be announced on Friday, March 18, 2011.

Rio Brazos Audubon Society Meeting: Identification of Sparrows

*UPDATED* Date changed due to inclement weather .

Wednesday, February 16
6:30 pm
Free and open to the public
Brazos Valley Natural History Museum 

Identification of Sparrows

Mike Manson
, Texas A&M University, Biology Department, will give a presentation on local sparrows and how to identify them. We will also review our 12X12 Sparrow Field Trip (12 species of sparrows by 12 noon) at Washington-on-the-Brazos. Everyone welcome.