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With your help, we can create a safe environment for visitors and museum staff.

We are excited to welcome visitors to the museum again, but please know that visiting the Naranjo Museum is optional and on a volunteer basis. If you do not feel safe visiting the museum at this time, you can continue to experience the Naranjo Museum online at home.

HOURS AND TICKET PURCHASE

  • Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 1pm-6pm
  • *Visitors must allow an hour to view exhibits, visitors will not be admitted after 5pm.
  • Museum admission: $7.50 for adults, $5.00 for children 4yrs-18yrs, children 3yrs and under are free.
  • Museum members are free. (all museum memberships will be updated to reflect reopening date)
  • Visitors are encouraged to use debit or credit cards for ticket and gift shop purchases. Visitors may also purchase tickets over-the-phone by calling 936-639-3466.

CROWD LIMITATIONS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING

  • Museum occupancy will be limited to 25% occupancy.
  • When capacity is met, visitors will be asked to wait to enter the museum.
  • No birthday party rentals or group tours are available at this time.

VISITOR AND STAFF SAFETY

  • Visitors 10 years and older will be required to wear face masks when visiting the museum. (masks should cover the nose and mouth)
  • Visitors under 10 years old are encouraged to wear face masks.
  • Masks will be available for purchases ($1) for guests who do not already have a mask.
  • Visitors 10 years and older not wearing a mask will not be permitted into the museum.
  • Visitors who are not able to wear a mask due to medical reasons may schedule a private tour by emailing veronica@naranjomuseum.org.
  • Families will need to stay together and maintain a distance of 6 feet from other visitors.
  • Visitors are asked not to touch exhibits and limit all surface contact.
  • If you are not feeling well or are running a fever, we ask that you not visit the museum at this time.
  • Visitors who have been exposed to someone with covid-19 are asked not to visit the museum at this time.
  • If you are showing any signs of covid-19, we ask that you not visit the museum at this time.
  • All hands-on exhibits have been removed or covered.
  • Visitors are asked not to remove coverings from hands-on features like buttons etc.
  • Visitors are asked to wash hands after using the facilities.
  • Museum staff are required to wear masks when in contact with the public.
  • Museum staff will be trained on safety protocols.
  • The museum will be cleaned and sanitized on a regular schedule.

MUSEUM GIFT SHOP-Updated September 2020

  • Only one family or group of visitors in the gift shop at a time.
  • Only touch items you plan to purchase.
  • Children must be supervised in the gift shop.

TEXAS STATE HEALTH PROTOCOLS

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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