Youth Programs

Through its educational programs, the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History encourages respect and appreciation for the regions natural history.

These programs also inform the public about the role of our ancestors - recent and ancient - in the natural world and about our own place in history and the environment.



Programs average 30-45 minutes long. Groups larger than the limits (up to 40 students) will be divided into multiple groups and rotated to accommodate all participants. If you do not find the program you are looking for, special requests are honored when possible.

At the Museum

There is a charge for all programs led by a Museum instructor. Program costs per group are $45.00 per program. (B.I.S.D. is covered by contract - call today to schedule your program at no cost).

In Your Classroom

In class program costs per group are $50.00 per program.

***Programs do not include a tour of the Astin Gallery exhibits.

Please see Field Trips for more information


Program topics include:

  • Mammals
  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • Insects
  • Animal Habitats
  • Endangered Species
  • Marine Life
  • Ice Age Giants
  • Dinosaurs
  • Astronomy/Outer Space
  • Birds
  • Native Americans
  • Geology
  • Pollution Solution
  • Weather
  • Human Anatomy
  • DNA/Genetics