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  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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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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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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Museum Memberships

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Be a member of the Naranjo Museum of Natural History! Membership comes with FREE annual admission and more! ...

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Museum Gift Shop

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Stop by the Naranjo Museum Gift Shop for your favorite dinosaur toys and gifts! ...

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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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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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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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Naranjo Museum brings pre-historic life to Lufkin

April 1, 2012 By Francesca Washington/ LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) Sixth generation Lufkinite Dr. Neal Naranjo has spent 40 years of his life collecting artifacts from across the world. Naranjo is bringing h ...

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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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Local man seeks permit for natural history museum

By Larissa Graham/THE LUFKIN DAILY NEWS Local fossil enthusiast Dr. Neal Naranjo, owner of A Pineywoods Home Health, could be one step closer to opening a natural history museum in Lufkin after today ...

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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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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

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