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Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock

(4.5/5 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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  • I originally came to the TTU Museum with my husband and young daughter, only to find out that it was something I would take more from if I went by myself! There is SO much to see here and so much LBK ...  more »
  • From the outside this museum reminds me of a big museum filled with lots of fun like in the movies. However inside is not much to notice. The first section of the museum is vampire themed..... Up stai...  more »
  • 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.  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!!