Mayborn Museum Complex

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Mayborn Museum
Mayborn Museum.jpg
Established 2004
Location 1300 S. University Parks Drive
Waco, Texas
Coordinates 31°33′06″N 97°06′55″W / 31.5517°N 97.1152°W / 31.5517; -97.1152Coordinates: 31°33′06″N 97°06′55″W / 31.5517°N 97.1152°W / 31.5517; -97.1152
Type Natural history museum, open air
Owner Baylor University
Website www.baylor.edu/mayborn

The Mayborn Museum Complex is a 142,000-square-foot (13,200 m2) facility that opened in May 2004 at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. It features a natural history museum focusing on Central Texas with walk-in dioramas including one on the Waco Mammoth Site, and exploration stations for geology, paleontology, archeology, and natural history. Sixteen themed discovery rooms encourage hands-on learning for all ages. The complex also includes a 13-acre (53,000 m2) historic village, a 5,000 sq ft (460 m2) traveling exhibit gallery, a theater, a museum store, and a snack area.

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