Museum News

Winter Mini-Camp 2012: Powerful Predators

Powerful PredatorsEver wonder how and what a lion hunts? What on earth does a komodo dragon eat? How do great white sharks zero in on their prey?

Your child will discover the answers to these questions and more as they have fun learning about the natural history of Powerful Predators.

For more information and to register, visit the Winter Mini-Camp page!

Chuck Wagon Cook-Off 2012

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History in Bryan, Texas, invites YOU to compete in our Chuck Wagon Cook-Off on Friday and Saturday, October 5-6, 2012. Nancy and Bob Sparks are lending their expert guiding hands to this event – so you know it’s going to be GOOD!

Event Schedule


3:30 wagons are to be in place
3:30 wagon judging begins
5:30 cooks’ meeting
6:30 Sponsors and Friends Potluck Dinner


Exhibit Opening: El Camino Real de los Tejas

Acequia San Juan
6:00 PM

Timed to coincide with the Museum's annual Boonville Days Living History Fair (October 6), the Museum proudly presents this exhibition celebrating history along El Camino Real de los Tejas. Stunning photographs by Chris Talbot, Wayne Smith, and Joel Kitchens, historical documents from the Colonial Mexican Collection, Cushing Library, Texas A&M University, and artifacts from local blacksmiths will be on display.

First Day of Summer Nature Camp

Week 1 of Summer Nature Camp begins June 11th.  Register now to reserve your spot!

For registration details, visit the Summer Nature Camp page or download the camp flyer and forms: