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Current Exhibits

The current exhibits at the Naranjo Museum are part of the permanent collection of Dr. Neal Naranjo. The following are descriptions of a few exhibits in the Naranjo Museum.   ...

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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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Have a Birthday Party at the Naranjo Museum!

Have your next DINOMITE party by renting the Naranjo Museum Party Room! Your party room rental comes with a full day use of the room, tables and chairs. Museum admission for up to 30 guests is also ...

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Schedule a Field Trip or Group Tour!

Bring Natural History to life for your students or organization! Tours are given by staff and give an in-depth look at the fossils, artifacts and exhibits. Tours can be customized based on subject ...

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Dancing with Dinos Gala

Save the Date for DANCING WITH DINOS 2022 on Saturday, November 19th. CLICK HERE to view photos from the 2021 Dancing with Dinos. Dancing with Dinos is a fundraising gala for the Naranjo Museum ...

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How you can help support the Naranjo Museum

Now more than ever, the Naranjo Museum of Natural History needs your support to further our mission of educating East Texas. Though we are closed, our staff is still working to improve exhibits, creat ...

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

  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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Schedule a Field Trip to the Naranjo Museum!

  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 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

CLICK FOLLOWING LINK TO VIEW MUSEUM RENTAL INFORMATION: Naranjo-Museum-Venue-FormsDownload The Naranjo Museum provides the perfect backdrop for your next event! Your guests will enjoy the part ...

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Party Room Rental

Click the following link to view Party room rental information and forms: Party-Room-Rental-Info-FormsDownload Party Room Information at a Glance (click link for more information and forms) ...

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School Field Trips

Field Trips are a great way to encourage students to study the world around them and allows children to interact with what they are learning in the classroom. When Dr. Naranjo built the Naranjo Museum ...

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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 Hours MONDAY-SATURDAY: 10:00am-6:00pm (last admissions by 5:15pm) SUNDAY: 1:00pm - 6:00pm (last admissions by 5:15pm) Final Admission: Visitors will need to allow at least 45 minutes to an ho ...

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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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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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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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Dunkleosteus

The Dunkleosteus was the dominant carnivorous predator during the Devonian Period. It was a member of the Placoderm family which was characterized by their bony plates on the outside of their heads. ...

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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