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Exhibits and Programs

Imagine in Action Imagine a gigantic hadrosaur in a lush green environment reaching atop a 30 foot cypress tree to eat leaves. In the not-so-far distance a volcano quietly erupts with lava flows slow ...

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Museum Mission

Naranjo Museum of Natural History Mission Statement The mission of the Naranjo Museum of Natural History is to provide access to natural history artifacts and exhibits about ancient cultures, the na ...

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Rent the Museum

  The Naranjo Museum provides the perfect backdrop for your next event! You guests will enjoy the party while viewing world class artifacts and fossils, making your party the event of the ...

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Celebrate your Birthday with the Dinosaurs!

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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 exp ...

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Birthday Parties

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Have your next birthday party at the Naranjo Museum of Natural History! Summer Birthdays please note: During the summer, the museum classroom is decorated for Junior Ranger Camp. The classroom is ...

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Naranjo Museum of Natural History Board Members

The Naranjo Family is pleased to share their passion for pre-history, ancient history and Texas history. Dr. Jennings Neal Naranjo, Ph.D. has had a life long passion for paleontology. Thanks to the su ...

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Education

For a child growing up in rural East Texas there are limited cultural and educational opportunities outside of the classroom. The amount of time and money it costs to travel to museums in metropolitan ...

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Plan Your Visit

Museum Hour: SPECIAL HOURS  Monday, August 14th, 2017: Naranjo Museum will close at 4:00pm Monday-Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm Sunday 1:00pm-6:00pm Note: Please allow at least 45 minutes to see t ...

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Moon rock lands in Lufkin at Naranjo Museum

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - It's a rare and special piece of rock, matter of fact there are only a few samples on display on the planet and now a piece of the moon has found a home here in Lufkin. "It's ver ...

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Christmas Cookie Decorating at the Naranjo Museum

Sponsored by Grandough Baking Company Saturday, December 7, 2013 10:00am-4:00pm at the Naranjo Museum of Natural History Join us to Decorate Christmas Cookies! $2 per cookie or 5 cookie for $5 The C ...

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Summer Art Classes

Taught by Gabrielle Monk, Masters of Arts Students will learn about perspective, shapes, composition, line, and how to work with Charcoal pencil. These in depth classes will include still-lifes and d ...

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Naranjo Museum of Natural History hosts grand opening

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Francesca Washington Saturday morning the ribbon was cut and the first museum of natural history in deep East Texas was opened to the public. Dr. Neal Naranjo and his family spe ...

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Museum Grand Opening Reception

Colossal Cocktail Reception & Celebration at The Naranjo Museum of Natural History Enjoy the museum up close with fabulous food, beer and wine (adults will be responsible for their children). Doo ...

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Soon-to-be finished museum will showcase natural history

April 1, 2012 By Chasity Monschein/THE LUFKIN NEWS Dinosaurs have been extinct for a long time, but their size, power and habitats still captivate peoples’ imaginations. In September, East Texans wi ...

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Naranjo Museum of Natural History: VIP SNEAK PREVIEW

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** NARANJO MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY: VIP SNEAK PREVIEW 4.3 Billion years of history coming to Lufkin, Texas MORE INFORMATION: Katie Naranjo 936-366-8159 knaranjo@gnistrategie ...

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Naranjo Museum of Natural History receives two donations

By Larissa Graham/THE LUFKIN DAILY NEWS The Naranjo Natural History Museum received two donations Thursday totaling $1,500. “We’re hoping to generate more interest for the museum,” said Charlie Grum ...

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Opportunity’s Birthday

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Triassic Period

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The first dinosaur is believed to be Coelophysis. The flat rocks have footprints and tail drags, and the petrified wood was found at dig sites while finding fossil bones. After the Permian extinction ...

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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