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Museum of Texas Tech University

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The Red That Colored the World

The history of Cochineal (insects) that features the value and use of a naturally occurring red... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2019
Warren P
Lake Jackson, Texas
good museum

this is a good typical museum that everybody will find there particular history or item to enjoy... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2018
Lubbock, Texas
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

The history of Cochineal (insects) that features the value and use of a naturally occurring red pigment that was used in art, textiles and pottery from pre-Columbian times to the present. Once a commodity that was a source of wealth traded around the world since...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Warren P
Reviewed December 13, 2018

this is a good typical museum that everybody will find there particular history or item to enjoy and good for kids

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank eaterofallthingsgood
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I love taking my family here to kill an afternoon. We always hang around for over an hour and see everything. We love when they have new exhibits.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 182tstanley
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Monthly visits should be made due to the changing displays. Amazing works from all sectors of life are on display. You never know that to expect when you visit. It is an amazing place!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ger G
Reviewed November 7, 2018

I was born and raised in Lubbock. As a child, our school class took a trip to this museum once a year. It was so full of interesting things to see. I especially liked the Native American displays including a large teepee. I am 50...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Museum of Texas Tech is a great way to spend a hot summer afternoon in Lubbock! The art exhibits are always interesting and they have good interactive exhibits for the children. The equipment in the planetarium broke during our visit, but there were plenty of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RockOn806
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Not a large museum, but great dinosaur displays and some nice artwork. I especially liked the New Mexico pottery exhibit. Well worth an hour of your time with children.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 687gleny
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Texas Tech Museum has a great dinosaur exhibit that it sure to entertain kids and adults! The Lubbock history section is interesting. I always enjoy the special exhibits! Nice but small gift shop. Well worth the time and it is free!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Cindy J
Reviewed July 4, 2018

There are magnetic puzzles on the walls which our 7 yr old grand daughter loved putting together with her grandpa. There is a reading table and chairs with children's books. But this museum has exhibits that entertain and educate as you wander through the exhibit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nancy D
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Stopped here while visiting a friend that works for the university and glad we did. Museum contained many different exhibits at the time of our visit including the fascinating Wildlife Photographer of the Year. The amazing photographs, bios, and descriptions were laid out in an...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tanner D
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Madie H
September 18, 2016|
Response from mommeh999 | Reviewed this property |
No fee for entry, but donations are welcome. The planetarium and laser shows do cost money, but you can check the website for dates, times and prices.
May 27, 2015|
Response from Brandylki |
It's free. They do have a donation box in the front, though.