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A zoomed-in photo of a white nautilus shell, in symbolism of the new shells exhibit at the Brazos Museum of Natural History.

The elegant armor of mollusks

ON DISPLAY May 19 - October 28

A decorative location marker.


3232 Briarcrest Drive

Bryan, TX 77802​

A decorative clock marker.


10am - 5pm

Tuesday - Saturday

A decorative ticket marker.


The shell from the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History logo.

Our Mission

To preserve and protect natural and cultural history, to stimulate its understanding, and to encourage responsible stewardship of all natural and cultural resources.

A Native American art piece outside of the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History building at night while it casts a shadow.
A starry sky, with the Milky Way galaxy somewhat visible.


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A Monet watercolor painting of water lilies.


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Explore the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

A close-up of a lizard housed in the Discovery Room at the Brazos Museum of Natural History.


Live snakes, turtles, fish, tarantulas, scorpions, and much more are on display in the Museum's Discovery Room. Taxidermy mounts, rocks, minerals, and children's books make this room a hit with visitors of all ages.

A coach wagon on display at the Brazos Museum of Natural HIstory.


The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History has served the Brazos Valley in many ways since its founding in 1961. There is no other museum within a 100 mile radius of Bryan and College Station which focuses on natural and cultural history and encourages human interaction with nature.

A log cabin replica at the Boonville Heritage Park.


Occupying 11.29 acres, the park is home to the Turner-Peters log house, an original 1856 structure furnished with 19th century pieces that were typical to the Texas frontier. 

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