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Getting involved at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History is easy and fun

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History relies heavily on our friends and neighbors in the Brazos Valley and beyond. Membership comes with benefits, and your gift is tax-deductible.

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Our funders

We're funded in part by the following general foundations and trusts

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In Kind Donations & Contributions

Without the support of these companies, many of the Museum's programs and activities wouldn't be possible. Thank you for your assistance.

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Our Partners

We partner with the following organizations:

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Thank you to the many volunteers who donate their time and services

Our funders

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation

Clifton C. and Henryetta C. Doak Charitable Trust

Coulter and Lily Rush Hoppess Foundation

Lucille and John B. Dougherty Trust

Nina Astin Winkler Charitable Trust

Nina Heard Astin Charitable Trust

Peters Family Foundation

Swalm Foundation

Waldon H. and Adele Orr Charitable Trust

William Knox Holt Foundation

Parten Wakefield Foundation

Eugene Edge III Trust


Arts Council of Brazos Valley

City of Bryan

City of College Station

Our Funders

In Kind Donations & Contributions

Big Screens on the Go

Brewhouse Productions

Bryan Broadcasting

CC Creations

Chef Denise Catering

Copy Stop Print

Garrett Moving and Storage

Insite Magazine

The Eagle



The Stella Hotel

Sterling Auto

Twin City Properties

Texas Commercial Waste

Post Oak Florist

NGIN – IT Solutions & Support

The Republic Steakhouse

Veritas Wine & Bistro

Amico Nave

Christopher’s World Grille

Action in Style Limo

Darrin Hill Photography



Arts Council of Brazos Valley

Brazos Center

Brazos County

Brazos County Historical Commission

Brazos Valley African American Museum

City of Bryan

City of College Station

George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Rio Brazos Audubon Society

Ron Frithiof

Texas Master Naturalists

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections, Texas A&M University

College of Agriculture

College of Geosciences

College of Liberal Arts

College of Science

College of Veterinary Medicine

and Biomedical Sciences

Cushing Memorial Library & Archives, Texas A&M University

Department of Anthropology

Department of Biology

Department of Ecosystem Science

and Management

Department of Entomology

Department of History

Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences

Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences

Houston Wilderness

Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy

Institute of Renewable Natural Resources

International Ocean Discovery Program

Latin American Studies Program

Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research

Office of International Outreach

Sam Houston Sanders

Corps of Cadets Center

Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection

Our Partners

Museum Faculty

Dr. Keith Arnold

Dr. Donald R. Clark, Jr.

Dr. Nicholas Suntzeff

Dr. John Lenihan

Dr. Andreas Kronenberg

Dr. Kathryn Vaughan

Dr. Thomas Lynch

Dr. Carolyn Schroeder

Dr. Toby Hibbits

Dr. Juliana Rangel-Posada

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