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Mayborn Museum Complex

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Address: 1300 S University Parks Dr, Waco, TX 76706-1716
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+1 254-710-1110
13:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Nice museum!

We enjoyed several hours at the museum! There are some pretty nice exhibits! Our favorite was the old town buildings out back! It's worth the trip!

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ben H
Bridge City, Texas
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Bridge City, Texas
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45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed several hours at the museum! There are some pretty nice exhibits! Our favorite was the old town buildings out back! It's worth the trip!

Thank Ben H
Orange County, Ca
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537 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Natural History part and really enjoyed the beautiful exhibits. If you don't have young children you can enjoy the museum in less than an hour.

Thank MominOC
Ross, Texas, United States
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Each summer my young grandsons come to visit for a week at Camp Nana's! There's usually a special exhibit with the museum-last summer it was "Mr. Potato Head & Tinkertoys"-this was an interactive experience for my then 2 & 6 year old grandsons. It's especially nice for us to go on a hot summer afternoon! The museum is very educational... More 

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Keller, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my 14 year-old daughter and three of her friends to Waco for the day. She remembered visiting the museum several years before and wanted to go again. Even though it is designed for younger kids, we had a great time. It was fun seeing the teenagers thoroughly enjoy the interactive exhibits.

Thank Robin H
Temple, TX
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great activity place, my wife and I travel with our daughters to let the grand kids play, they love all the activities and there is so much to do. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank longwayfromtexas
Waco, Texas
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the Mayborn Museum!! I have a membership so that I can go as often as possible with the two little boys I take care of. They are always excited when they find out our field trip will be to the museum. There are lots of fun, hands-on activities for them to do here. I enjoy strolling through the... More 

Thank Suzanne M
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of things to do for kids. Multilevel facility. Great exhibits. Reasonable price. Overall a must cost of you have kids.

Thank Joshua M
Whitehouse, Texas
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274 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a wonderful, varied complex. It takes at least 2 hours to visit. This is a great place to bring children for a active learning experience.

Thank aspenbc
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33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I love to take kids to this museum, right now we are wanting to go see the wizard of oz exhibit. It is hands on on science, trains, music, dinosaurs, you name it. First Sunday of month is free,

Thank wacostar
Wichita Falls, Texas
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a great museum to take your kids or grand children. My husband and I went, enjoyed the displays and our time there, but be sure to take your kids.

Thank clb42

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