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Rent the Museum

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

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History of the Museum

They roamed the Earth for 165 million years, they were larger than life and dominated the landscape, then in a flash they were gone. Though they became extinct more than 65 million years ago, dinos ...

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Fright at the Museum

Fright at the Museum is a haunted house tour through the Naranjo Museum. Dr. Naranjo's horrifying experiments will be featured in a museum that has been transformed into chaos and madness! Visitors ar ...

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Naranjo Museum loans fossils to the Discovery Science Place in Tyler, TX.

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  CLICK HERE for "Return of the Dinosaurs" promotional video This Summer, the Naranjo Museum of Natural History will be loaning a few real fossils to the Discovery Science Place in Tyler, TX. I ...

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Naranjo Museum Summer Camps 2018

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CLICK the underlined LINK for info & forms Naranjo Museum Summer Camp Information 2018 After reading information, if you have any questions about the Naranjo Museum Summer Camps,  please contact ...

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Naranjo Museum Summer Camp Registration NOW OPEN

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Scroll down for Summer Camp web page and to see which camps still have openings. ...

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Schedule a Field Trip to the Naranjo Museum

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Contact Veronica Amoe at veronica@naranjomuseum.org to schedule your class field trip this Spring! See post below for more information. ...

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Schedule a Field Trip to the Naranjo Museum!

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  Take your students on a journey of discovery and wonderment. Plan a field trip at the Naranjo Museum of Natural History! Guided Tours. When your group visits the museum on a field trip, t ...

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Museum Gift Shop

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Find the Perfect Gift at the Naranjo Museum Gift Shop Dinosaur Figures, Dinosaur Skeletons, Museum T shirts, Break-you-own Geodes, Pyrite, Gold Flakes, Dinosaur Skeletons, Dinosaur Umbrellas, Astrona ...

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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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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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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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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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Founder of Everest Science Center pays visit to Lufkin’s Naranjo Museum of Natural History

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - It's rare that East Texas gets visitors from all over the world. However, the founder of the Everest Science Center in Nepal made a special visit to the Naranjo Museum of Natural ...

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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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Naranjo Museum Participates in Foundations in Art Conference

Dr. Neal Naranjo, the Naranjo Museum of Natural History, and Professor Peter Andrew, Stephen F. Austin School of Art, co-presented at the Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE) conference in ...

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Naranjo Museum Makes Top 10 Stories of 2012

By MELISSA HEARD/The Lufkin News Editor’s note: Employees of The Lufkin News have selected this as the No. 9 local story of 2012. We plan to count down our top 10 local stories of the year until we u ...

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Naranjo Museum Announces Moon Rock Exhibit

Who: Dr. Jennings Neal Naranjo of the Naranjo Museum of Natural History What: Moon Rock and Space Re-Entry Helmet Exhibit Opening When: February 1st at 10 a.m. through March 30th Where: Naranjo M ...

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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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Naranjo Museum Grand Opening

Something big is coming to East Texas. The Naranjo Museum of Natural History will open its doors to the public on Saturday, September 8, 2012. Families, friends, media and history enthusiasts are all ...

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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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Also at the museum:

Native American artifact expert Morris Weeks

The Naranjo Museum would like to invite East Texans to bring arrowhead collections, tools, and other Native American artifacts to be identified and examined by expert Morris Weeks.  Saturday, March 1 ...

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Radiometric Dating and Cretaceous North America, Dig Pit

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Radiometric dating is a process used to date rocks and fossils after they are found. Willard F. Libby was one of the first men to understand and discover this process. He won the Nobel Prize in 1960 f ...

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Naranjo Museum of Natural History

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Age 3 & under Free
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Sunday: 1 PM to 6 PM

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