Artifacts Collections

Approximately 22,500 diversified natural history specimens, mostly from Texas. The great majority of these were collected within the Brazos River Watershed. About 40% of the holdings were rescued by the museum in 1970, when the Texas A&M Museum was abandoned.

Research Collections

Archival collections consist of 30 years of background history and information on the BVMNH.

Not considered appropriate for research.


Open to general public, students, scholars. The library is quite small and is mostly concerned with natural history and science. It does not circulate print materials; no appointment necessary; cannot assist with inter-library loans.

Contact the Director about rights and reproduction; image use restriction: see the Director for approval.