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The American Buffalo

ON DISPLAY NOW - November 14

BISON:

Location

3232 Briarcrest Drive

Bryan, TX 77802​

Hours

10am - 5pm

Tuesday - Saturday

Admission

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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  • SUMMER NATURE CAMP

    JUNE 1 - AUGUST 14

    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Studying science and history helps children to know and understand the world around them. The Museum offers your child this opportunity in a safe, fun, and educational setting. Through non-traditional teaching techniques, campers are encouraged to explore science, animal behavior, history, and their local environment using interactive lessons and educational games and crafts.

  • 8TH ANNUAL
    WISH UPON A BUTTERFLY

    JULY 25TH

    9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Monarch butterflies will fill the skies in a mid-morning event, "Wish Upon a Butterfly" at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History. This symbolic event will highlight the elegant monarch, the Texas state insect, and a signature icon of transformation, hope, and awe.

  • BUFFALO STAMPEDE

    OCTOBER 3RD

    Virtual Half-Marathon & 5K

    Runners will also be stampeding their way through Bryan/College Station, Texas on October 3rd at 7:00am as the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History hosts its 12th annual Buffalo Stampede!​ Runners of all ages are welcome, and female and male winners in each age division ranging from 12-and-under to 80 plus will receive a beautiful custom trophy or medal! 

  • BOONVILLE DAYS

    OCTOBER 3RD

    9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Enjoy Boonville Days, a Texas history festival of fronteir skills, chuck wagon cooking, arts, and music.  Festive Boonville Days activities from 9am-4pm are inside and outside the Museum. Museum admission is free during the event! 

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EXHIBITS

Explore the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

DISCOVERY ROOM

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.

NATURAL AND CULTURAL EXHIBITS

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.

BOONVILLE DAYS 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. 

HOURS

Tuesday - Saturday

10am - 5pm

LOCATION

3232 Briarcrest Drive

Bryan, Texas 77802​

Tel: (979) 776-2195

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