See you at the Texas State Forest Festival!

The Naranjo Museum will be hosting a booth at the Texas State Forest Festival, September 20th-24th, 2017 at the Lufkin Expo Center. Visit for more information!

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NEW Naranjo Museum Foundation Board

The Naranjo Museum introduces their new Foundation Board! The board is made up of local community members that will help bring natural history into the future!

Naranjo Museum Foundation Board


Go on local fossil digs! Spend the night at the Museum! Spend time with friends who are passionate about Dinosaurs! Join the VIP Family Membership program today!


Visit The Naranjo Museum of Natural History

Tickets Price
Age 3 & under Free
Age 4 to 18 $5.00
Adults $7.50

Hours of Operation
Mon. - Sat.: 10 AM to 6 PM
Sunday: 1 PM to 6 PM

For more information, call
(936) 639-3466

Currently happening at the museum

Family Fright Party

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Join us for a Frightful and Fun Halloween Party at the Naranjo Museum! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28th from 4:00pm-6:00pm! Activity Stations Face Painting Animal Balloons Costume Contest Halloween Decora ...

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VIP Family Membership

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Click on the below link for information and a registration form: VIP Family Membership Form can be turned in at the museum at anytime! ...

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NEW Fossils added to the Cambrian Exhibit

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Thirty-three fossils have been added to the Cambrian Exhibit. These fossils were found in California and were collected by Dr. Neal Naranjo and Jennings Naranjo II . The fossils were added in Septembe ...

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Becoming a Fossil

Becoming a fossil is harder than it seems. Conditions have to be just right for a fossil to be preserved. When a dinosaur died, sediment would quickly cover the body to protect it from scavengers a ...

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The Dating Game

Stratigraphy – lower rocks are older and rock layers on the top are younger. Arrange the slides with the fossil animals in the correct position and hear the T-Rex growl. ...

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Cretaceous Period


The Cretaceous period had a relatively warm climate that allowed the earth to be abundant with life. New groups of mammals and birds appeared, but dinosaurs still dominated on land. Along with many ...

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Help Keep This Wonderful Attraction in East Texas Donate to the Annual Fund The Naranjo Museum of Natural History will serve as a source of discovery and inspiration for East Texas families and as a ...

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