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Mayborn Museum Complex, Waco

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#4 of 7 in Museums in Waco
Located on the Baylor University campus, the Mayborn Museum Complex features a natural science and cultural history museum focusing on Central Texas with walk-in dioramas including one on the Waco Mammoth Site, and exploration stations for geology, paleontology, archaeology, and natural history. In addition to the natural history exhibits, there are seventeen themed discovery rooms which encourage hands-on learning for all ages as well as a Historic Village. The nine wood frame buildings that comprise the village, provide a glimpse into the past, bringing to life a community in the 1890s.
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  • This was a great museum...it would have been even greater if we had our granddaughter with us. They dedicated a whole to a children's discovery area. We walked thru the area and were impressed. We enj...  more »
  • A fine museum with a day's worth of attractions and plenty of space set aside especially for little kids. Best of all, it's completely free on the first Sunday of the month, so plan accordingly! It ge...  more »
  • $ 8 entry but a great Museum on 2 floor and outside, a section on nature, outside houses, Church, school, grocery store, stable. A very beautiful expo miniature train, and above the science for children, great
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  • I have taken my kids here several times and it is a lovely and educational experience no matter how many times we have been. The kids especially like the outdoor colony/town so if you don't realize its out back you need to check it out. Clean, educational and great entertainment for the whole family!
  • This a great place for many different groups: kids in the colorful discovery hallways, adults and seniors in the natural history halls, and everyone can find something interesting in the Village situated alongside the ever flowing Brazos river. I personally believe this is the kind of place made for first dates...lots to inspire communication and open people up to each others ideas.
  • We’ve been a handful of times! My kids love it, especially the “bubble area”. Always a win when we need to get out of the house! Also the first Sunday of the month is free, I believe!
  • My kids love this place always something going on ehen we went The TMNT were there. They loved the turle room. We have taken them their twice and they ask everytime to go back.
  • Interesting place for kids. The admission cost is reasonable for adults and kids and there are lots of fun things to do.
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