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Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock

(4.6/5 based on 70 reviews on the web)
The Museum of TTU is an educational, scientific, cultural, and research element of Texas Tech University. It consists of several components: the main Museum building, the Moody Planetarium, the Natural Science Research Laboratory, and the Lubbock Lake Landmark.

The Museum of Texas Tech University was first accredited by the American Association of Museums in 1990. It received continuing accreditation in 1998 and 2008. Accreditation by the AAM demonstrates "a professional level of operation in accordance with the standards of excellence prescribed by the American Association of Museums..." The 2008 accreditation certification will be current until 2018.

Mission Statement—

The Museum of Texas Tech University, as an education resource for a diverse audience, collects, researches, and disseminates information about the natural and cultural heritage of local and related regions.
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TripAdvisor
  • This museum is wonderful. The southwest art is amazing in the Bill and Evelyn Davies collection. The dinosaurs are cool, and the Ranching Heritage tour is one of a kind. 
  • This was not our first visit but we had family in town from out of state and we took them. Great environment, friendly staff. Lots of interesting things to look at and new things each time we go. High...  more »
  • They are part of the first Friday Art Trail and they have free pizza at 6 pm. they have the whole museum open and they have special event for the kids and you can visit the different exhibits around t...  more »
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  • Cool artifacts and reading. Fun walking with friends or family. Best of all it's free. Highly recommend.
  • Was only there for a brief moment but found some cool items.
  • this place is amazing and educational and full of memories that i remember
  • Fun museum! Minimally interactive. Beautiful exhibits.
  • Awesome Awesome experience!!