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Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock
(4.6/5 based on 65+ 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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  • Always a joy to visit. Staff always friendly & helpful. A "training" museum for students who want to work in this field, but you'd never know it, due to their extreme professionalism. 
  • I enjoyed the museum. The collection is very random, but still a fun afternoon. Great for kids as as there is a children's area. 
  • Have been here many times in the past and always worth the visit. This trip saw a few galleries undergoing new exhibits, so they were off limits----- but the staple show is still there! And as a 1-2 h...  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!!