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Valentine’s Day Weekend at the Naranjo Museum

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Take your little valentines to the Naranjo Museum of Natural  History! Children can sit down and decorate their own dino-mite valentine's day card and after the tour, will receive a treat from the mu ...

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Spring Break at the Naranjo Museum

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For more information about each event, please check out the events page on the Naranjo Museum Facebook Page! CLICK HERE TO VIEW EVENTS  Please note that for the bottle rocket activity on Tuesday M ...

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Dancing with Dinos Spring Gala 2020

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CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS Dance the night away in support of the Naranjo Museum of Natural History! Join us for Dancing with Dinos, the annual Naranjo Museum Spring Gala on Saturday, March 21 ...

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Become a Museum Member!

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  We have lowered the pricing on all membership levels! Our most popular membership option is a family membership which includes free annual admission and discounts on camps and rentals. Becomin ...

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New in the Jurassic Exhibit: 9ft Camarasaurus Leg

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    You cannot help but see the newest addition to the Jurassic Sauropod exhibit at the Naranjo Museum. This 9-foot tall leg and shoulder blade belongs to Camarasaurus, one of the most c ...

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New Early Human Artifact: Homo naledi

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  [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="http://naranjomuseum.org/assets/uploads/2019/02/naranjo.mp4"][/video]   Meet Homo naledi, the most recently discovered member of the human g ...

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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

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2019 Camp registration will be open March 2019. ...

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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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NEW Fossils added to the Cambrian Exhibit

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Thirty-three fossils have been added to the Cambrian Exhibit. These fossils were found in California and were collected by Dr. Neal Naranjo and Jennings Naranjo II . The fossils were added in Septembe ...

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Museum Gift Shop

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    New Arrivals in the Naranjo Museum Gift Shop     The Naranjo Museum Gift Shop is open during museum hours! ...

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Field Trips

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The mission of the Naranjo Museum of Natural History is to educate East Texas about the History of the Earth, the life of the dinosaurs, and early human culture. The Naranjo Museum is the perfect teac ...

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NASA moon rock exhibit

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The Apollo 14 Moon Rock is on display in the center of the Naranjo Museum of Natural History. The article below is from the Lufkin Daily News when the Moon Rock first arrived in 2014. The ...

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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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Volunteer

Volunteers will receive: -Free Museum admission -Free Museum T-shirt -10% Discount on Gift Shop purchases -Invitation to Special Museum Events There are volunteer opportunities for everyone, here are ...

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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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Posted March 26, 2015
Categories: The Museum