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Mayborn Museum Complex

1300 S University Parks, Waco, TX
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Ranked #2 of 16 attractions in Waco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Belton, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We went to the Museum with our entire family, mom, dad, two kids, one teen and the grand parents and we all had an amazing time! The interactive exhibits were fun for all! We loved being a virtual T-Rex! My only complaint would be the animal habitats looked dirty and not taken care of. The fish tanks were full of... More

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Arlington, Texas
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19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We visited with an eight year old and she enjoyed the museum with all the hands on activities. I do not think it would have a lot of appeal to the preteen set and up. My favorite part was the cabinet of curiosities.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This museum is mostly dedicated to children, but they always have a traveling exhibit that holds wonders for adults also.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Love this place. So many cool things to see and do. Went with teenagers and even they enjoyed it. Very interactive and educational. Worth the $10 for sure.

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Walsall
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4 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is a really imaginative and high-tech exhibition, with animated life-sized 3D dinosaurs with vocal effects. Lots for children to interact with. We wished we could have spent more time - it could occupy an entire day.

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Grand Island, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This highlight of Waco offered something for everyone. Don't pass by the children's rooms even if you are an adult. The interactive displays were educational and entertaining.

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Leroy, TX
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Great hands on area for the kids and great local history museum. I recommend if you are in the area.

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Gonzales, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This museum has something for all ages. We really enjoyed the outdoor historic buildings. Upstairs is mostly for smaller children. Lots of hands on activities. Would go again!

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Arlington, Texas
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Museum that has enough for the whole family to enjoy. Mammoth exhibit was cool. Upstairs has all hands on things that the family can do. Some live animals native to Texas. Nice and clean and big enough that you do not feel crowded observing exhibits.

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Waco, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

we take our grandkids here 2-3 times a year. hands on fun and educational. our girls love dressing up in the old clothes!!

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