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Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

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Horse Power special exhibit

Horse Power, the story of Horse-drawn vehicles" is the featured exhibit through mid-Jan.,2018. I... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2017
Cedar Hill, TX
Nice small museum

This museum is small, but well done. It has some great fossils and historical artifacts from the... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Jim S
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3232 Briarcrest Dr, Bryan, TX 77802-3015
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed this little gem of a museum. We were there on a Saturday afternoon and browsed the exhibits. They have an excellent collection of dinosaur fossils and bones. Also a great display of guns from early Texas. Admission was only $5 per adult...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

They have A LOT of cool stuf I highly recommend it. Fun small museum, great interactive animal area for kids (and adults!).

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank juanjoseh97
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The museum has great exhibits and programs. Anyone who lives in the area should definitely visit! I was pleased to discover such a gem in the Brazos Valley.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linnann C
Reviewed July 4, 2018

My wife and I were in Bryan and looked up "Things to Do" on tripadvisor. The museum was listed and it was a great visit. The museum has a wide variety of animal and fossil displays, is attractive, has a friendly staff, is inexpensive, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank jdayrail
Reviewed May 22, 2018

A great museum with excelent exhibits and programs for young and old alike. A wonderfull resource for the area.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Parten W
Reviewed April 27, 2018

I really enjoy the changing exhibits the museum offers; the one up right now is on the invention of the home computer and has an interactive room with an Atari that you can play on. The permanent exhibits focus on Texas History, going back to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank GoodBull97
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

A very small museum with a hodgepodge of small mostly static displays. If you have been to ANY other natural science museum you will be disappointed. Go to the George H W Bush Presidential Library instead.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank OldAg65
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Horse Power, the story of Horse-drawn vehicles" is the featured exhibit through mid-Jan.,2018. I spent about a hour looking at the exhibit and enjoyed it. I was interested in the construction of stage coaches. There is a direct connection between the companies which manufactured horse...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

This museum is small, but well done. It has some great fossils and historical artifacts from the area. In order to see and read everything expect to spend 1-1:30 hours.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jim S
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Personally, I love small random museums, with exhibits cobbled together from bequests, particularly if there's below average taxidermy. So this ticked my boxes. Not so much my 15 month old son. There were no appropriate places for him to play, so he had to stay...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Bambi B
July 30, 2018|
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Response from GoodBull97 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's a $5 entrance fee, unless you're a student, senior, or child hen there's a lower fee