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Naranjo Museum-Natural History

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A Must-See When in Lufkin

A must-see when you are in Lufkin, whether it is a quick walk-through, or an extended visit, you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ginger T
Lufkin, Texas

History of the Museum They roamed the Earth for 165 million years, they were larger than life and... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
Juanjose H
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must-see when you are in Lufkin, whether it is a quick walk-through, or an extended visit, you will be pleased. This is a relatively new museum, yet their collection is impressive. Fun for children and adults. Don't forget to stop in the gift shop,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ginger T
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

History of the Museum They roamed the Earth for 165 million years, they were larger than life and dominated the landscape, then in a flash they were gone. Though they became extinct more than 65 million years ago, dinosaurs – their habits, their size and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Juanjose H
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Pretty awesome museum I wish I had visited long ago. I am pretty ashamed that I just now visited this museum and I’ve lived in East TX almost my entire life. My kids loved this place and I was super impressed with it! We will...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jennamath
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Today we went with a group of family and children. 5 adults 5 kids. The younger kids enjoy the rocket ship craft. The museum is excellent and so much more than we expected. The kids loved the Draw a Dino wall as well as the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Linda M
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a small and quite impressive museum. It is interesting and educational. Most impressive is that Dr. Naranjo and his family made this museum possible through Dr Naranjo’s life long interest in archeology and paleontology.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Kathryn K
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Very cool place! Enjoyed visiting. We visited with some of our friends for Halloween! Very pleased and worth our time. Very reasonably priced! Will visit again!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank KimHughes
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

If you like fossils and dinosaur skeletons, this place is for you! Very neat displays, full life size recreations with fossils found by the owner of the museum. Great backdrops and lots of facts and hands on for kids.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank wmcbryde21
Reviewed February 17, 2018

We were in town to visit family and had some time to kill. The museum was just down the road from our hotel, and it sounded interesting. This is mainly a natural history museum made up of fossils, etc. from a private collection, but it...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Thomas D
Reviewed November 11, 2017

This is amazing place in Lufkin, Texas. A must see for all ages. We were blessed by Mr Naranjo to give us a personal tour- just the three of us. Small town miracle that Naranjo personally started and actually dug a lot of these bones

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Debby L
Reviewed October 22, 2017

I visited the museum to see one particular item, the world's largest moon rock on public display, but found the rest of the museum to be of great interest also. It is a newer building with a lot of dinosaurs displayed well. The ambience of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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