NEW: Woolly Rhinoceros Exhibit

Coelodonta antiquitatis, or Woolly Rhino is an extinct species of Rhinoceros that lived in Europe and Asia during the Pleistocene period, over 12,000 years ago.

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Ancient Artifacts

The ancient artifacts case holds pieces from some of the most influential people groups of all time: Weapons from the Roman empire, Pottery from Greece, and mummy wrappings from Ancient Egypt.

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Celebrate your Birthday with the Dinosaurs!

Have your birthday at the Naranjo Museum! Parties come with full access to the event room as well as the entire museum. Add a guided tour to your party to give your guest the ultimate Museum party experience.

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Junior Ranger Camp 2015

Register your child for Junior Ranger Camp 2015 today! This summer program is great for kids who enjoy learning about Dinosaurs, Science, and Earth History. Campers will take part in games, crafts, experiments, and other activities that have all to do with Natural History.

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Visit The Naranjo Museum of Natural History

We are open

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

Junior Ranger Summer Camp

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Junior Ranger Camp is a summer program for kids who enjoy learning about Dinosaurs and early Earth.  There are camps available for kids going into 1st-7th grade.  Attached to this email is detailed ...

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Lufkin natural history museum lands NASA moon rock exhibit

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The Naranjo Museum of Natural History in Lufkin unveiled an almost 4 billion-year-old moon rock display this week that is on permanent loan from NASA’s Johnson Space Center. It came from the Apollo 14 ...

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Junior Ranger Summer Camp 2015

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Click here to download our Junior Ranger Summer Camp forms. Junior Ranger Camp is a fun and exciting summer program for kids who want to learn more about dinosaurs and natural history. Junior Ran ...

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Become a Naranjo Museum Member

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INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP $30 -Free Admission for 1 year -Quarterly Newsletter -Special invitation to Members-only events FAMILY MEMBERSHIP $60 -Free annual admission for two named adults and all n ...

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Cretaceous Period: Champsosaur, Mary Ann Hadrosaur, Velociraptor and Pterosaur

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This scene depicts an ocean scene in Texas during the Cretaceous. There are fossilized ammonites, which were fairly common, and fossilized oysters. In this scene is the skull of a Champsosaurus. The v ...

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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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Dunkleosteus

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The Dunkleosteus was the dominant carnivorous predator during the Devonian Period. It was a member of the Placoderm family which was characterized by their bony plates on the outside of their heads. ...

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