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Mayborn Museum Complex

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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I have 3 kids ages 9, 3, and 1 and they all found something to entertain themselves and had a great... read more

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Troy, Texas
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I paid a quick visit to hthe Mayborn. What a fun and informative musuem. Lots of fun for the kids... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mobile, Alabama
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“all ages”(32 reviews)
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
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Reviewed yesterday

I have 3 kids ages 9, 3, and 1 and they all found something to entertain themselves and had a great time. I would recommend getting there early as parking is limited. We got there right when it opened and there werent very many people...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I paid a quick visit to hthe Mayborn. What a fun and informative musuem. Lots of fun for the kids and the lots to learn about Texas.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank char1scott
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

My 6 & 8 yr old loved going to the Mayborn! So many hands on things for them to do! We went to the Mammoth site first and completed the jr Ranger packet and earned free admission to the Mayborn- which made for a fun...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

Natural history, special exhibits, Mammoth explanation, and a large section dedicated to hands-on exploration for young kids highlight this top-notch museum. Entrance fee charged.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lewis G
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Disappointing! The front desk staff was rude and unhelpful. The children’s exhibits were dirty and dated. Mostly just open, dirty, unused space. Do not expect to enter the titanic exhibit within your 15 minute time frame. They do not limit people buying tickets during certain...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank brittanibrowning
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Decided to go here at the beginning of Summer. A few exhibits were Pretty interesting, we were able to make an afternoon of it, but I think it's best suited for ages up to around 9. My boys are 11 and 13, they got bored...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Plan_1st
Reviewed December 17, 2018

We visited here on a December Saturday arriving a bit after 9am and were told the 9am-10am hour was reserved for those who had a museum membership, so we purchased our tickets to enter the TITANTIC exhibit at 10am. This exhibit is centered around items...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Napunani
Reviewed November 30, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed November 13, 2018 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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed November 6, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank golfer0162
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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.