News

Holiday Hours

christmas card 2018

Christmas is a great time to visit the Naranjo Museum of Natural History. The exhibits are decorated in Christmas splendor and there is Holiday music playing while you walk around a view the fossils a ...

Continue »

Artifact Identification

Artifact ID square photo-01

  Do you have an artifact or object you would like identified? Fossils and artifacts can be find all over, from a creek on your own land, to an item passed down from generation to generation.  ...

Continue »

Holiday Free Child Admission

square holiday image-01

The Christmas season is here, and at the Naranjo Museum that means "Holiday Free Child Admission". Families can enjoy free admission for children 18 years and under on Thursday and Friday December 20t ...

Continue »

Naranjo Museum Rangers

Naranjo Rangers Logo for web-01-01

  Meetings every Tuesday from 4:00pm-5:30pm. Naranjo Museum Rangers is a program for kids who love learning about Dinosaurs and all areas of Natural History. Rangers is open to kids in 3rd- ...

Continue »

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

New-DSP-Logo-300x170

  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 ...

Continue »

Naranjo Museum Summer Camps

facebook announcement-01-01

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

Continue »

Schedule a Field Trip to the Naranjo Museum!

Spring 2017 Field Trip Promo-01

  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 ...

Continue »

NEW Fossils added to the Cambrian Exhibit

Collage photo-01

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 ...

Continue »

Museum Gift Shop

IMG_8692 - Copy

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

Continue »

Field Trips

DSC_2217

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 ...

Continue »

NASA moon rock exhibit

Moon_Rock_apollo

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 ...

Continue »

Become a Naranjo Museum Member

cavebears1

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 ...

Continue »

Sign Up! Spring 2015 Junior Ranger Camp

Fill out a digital form below OR view and print registration forms HERE Dates: STARTING Tuesday Jan. 6th, 2015 Every Tuesday and Wednesday 4:00pm-5:30pm Price: $40.00 per month, per child. ...

Continue »

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 ...

Continue »

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 ...

Continue »

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 ...

Continue »

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 ...

Continue »

Junior Ranger Camp

Fill out a digital form below OR view and print registration forms HERE Dates: STARTING Tuesday Jan. 6th, 2015 Every Tuesday and Wednesday 4:00pm-5:30pm Price: $40.00 per month, per child. (price ...

Continue »

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 ...

Continue »

Spring Junior Ranger Camp Information

Age: Junior Ranger Spring Camp is open for kids going into 3rd – 7th grade **Some exceptions can be made for older or younger children; must contact museum. Time: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 4:00-5:30pm ...

Continue »

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 ...

Continue »

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 ...

Continue »

Summer Camp Program Information

Naranjo Museum is offering two separate day camps this summer: Junior Ranger Program (grades 4th–7th) & Teen Science Academy (ages 14–17) Campers will learn about all-things natural history, specifica ...

Continue »

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 ...

Continue »

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 ...

Continue »
Posted March 26, 2015
Categories: The Museum