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Mayborn Museum Complex

Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Just moved to town and our daughter works for the University and our son-in-law is a student so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jonathan R
La Paz BCS
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Our family of 8 had a great time exploring. Terrific place, good for you Waco! Plenty of learning... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manhattan, Kansas
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The Mayborn Museum Complex brings together, in one location, the resources of hands-on discovery rooms and interactive natural science and cultural history galleries, including outdoor exhibits. This rich combination provides a wide spectrum of...more
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1300 S University Parks Dr, Waco, TX 76706-1716
+1 254-710-1110
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just moved to town and our daughter works for the University and our son-in-law is a student so they brought us to the museum. Didn't expect much, but I love museums. What a great place! Far exceeded expectations. If the kids hadn't told me "time...More

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 8 had a great time exploring. Terrific place, good for you Waco! Plenty of learning and fun things for kids and adults.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a must visit for kids. The exhibits are great and very hands-on. THey alos have great exhibits for adults to enjoy.

Thank golfer0162
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Here was a museum I hadn’t been to yet, and it was advertised as a “science museum” so naturally I wanted to check it out. Location was easy to find, and parking was good. The staff told us about the many interactive exhibits on the...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Very family friendly with a large selection of activities for the kids. Worth repeat visits. There is something for everyone.

Thank rlhome903
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

On a weekend parked next door at Baylor, too little space in the museum lot. Very affordable and plenty to enjoy. My kids really enjoyed the turtles, the outside village houses, and all of the pretend spaces; lots of fun, we spent longer than I...More

1  Thank crnflake
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

I had an enjoyable time and soent about 3 hours here. The Titanic exhibit was amazing and so nicely done. Well worth the trip. Walking around the rest if the museum was equally enjoyable. Lots to see and learn. Great gift shop as well. Would...More

1  Thank Kerry K
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We were going to Waco Zoo and it started raining just as we were arriving into Waco. We pulled into Sports Hall of and saw it so we decided to check it out. Wow so glad we did. The whole place was amazing everyone 2...More

2  Thank Justmelane
Reviewed September 6, 2018

The Titanic Exhibit was a piece of cake to get in and out of. The boarding passes used as tickets is a super touch, especially as you discover at the end whether you sink or swim. Each portion of the exhibit was well-described and easy...More

1  Thank 373,931
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We went for the titanic exhibit which was great but their pioneer village is awesome. This is a great museum for kids. There’s a discovery center for kids. We were beyond impressed. An exhibit of the Waco mammoths.

1  Thank 315mardiy
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Response from carlosrican | Reviewed this property |
You should not have any issues with getting your mother around. Yes their is handicap parking available.
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I never understand why people would answer if they don't have an answer. Just thought I'd ask, they were closed when I called and the website has nothing about separate prices.