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Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

3232 Briarcrest Dr, Bryan, TX 77802-3015
+1 979-776-2195
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Horse Power special exhibit

Horse Power, the story of Horse-drawn vehicles" is the featured exhibit through mid-Jan.,2018. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cedar Hill, TX
Nice small museum

This museum is small, but well done. It has some great fossils and historical artifacts from the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Jim S
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“fossils” (8 reviews)
3232 Briarcrest Dr, Bryan, TX 77802-3015
+1 979-776-2195
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Horse Power, the story of Horse-drawn vehicles" is the featured exhibit through mid-Jan.,2018. I spent about a hour looking at the exhibit and enjoyed it. I was interested in the construction of stage coaches. There is a direct connection between the companies which manufactured horse...More

Thank stevieweavie2013
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This museum is small, but well done. It has some great fossils and historical artifacts from the area. In order to see and read everything expect to spend 1-1:30 hours.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Personally, I love small random museums, with exhibits cobbled together from bequests, particularly if there's below average taxidermy. So this ticked my boxes. Not so much my 15 month old son. There were no appropriate places for him to play, so he had to stay...More

Thank SarahGarnick
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Not very many exhibits, but what they had was nice. Would have enjoyed the live animal exhibit more if there were not campers in there, too. They offer a day camp for children, so we felt uncomfortable going in the live animal exhibit area while...More

Thank 232leslij
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We took our family for the long weekend and it's a great piece of attraction to check out in town. Several variety of artifiacts

Thank frankyhalls
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I love bringing my kids here on Dollar Day. My kids are young, so I don't think it's worth the regular cost to bring them, but for $1 apiece (and the youngest is free!), it's a gold mine! They briefly browse the museum exhibits, but...More

1  Thank CatWise_13
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Museum does very good special exhibits. But, the rest of the museum seems crowded, a bit musty, not very well thought out or displayed. Needs a total redo. Not a place to spend a lot of time at or go back to. Very disappointing.

1  Thank peterwitt2016
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I love the ever-changing exhibits as well as the permanent ones. This is a delightful, little museum chock full of interesting animal and fossil exhibits. The gift shop, outdoor areas, architecture, and staff are so very pleasant and make a visit there really worth the...More

Thank 986madvc
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We took our granddaughter for a trip to the Museum. She loves all the dinosaurs fossils, so she chose a trip to the Museum of Natural History instead of the Children's Museum. We spent the afternoon there. We all enjoyed the different exhibits. We went...More

Thank juju8326
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History is a small museum, but is great for kids who want to learn. My granddaughter thoroughly enjoyed it and the exhibits are indeed educational. A great place to spend a couple of hours with your kids.

Thank jrhales77
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