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New Exhibit: Archaeopteryx

New Archaeopteryx, Naranjo Museum of Natural History Walk by the new archaeopteryx exhibit and you can hear what they might have sounded like in the late Jurassic. Archaeopteryx, genus of feath ...

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NMNH Health Protocol UPDATES

The Naranjo Museum of Natural History health protocols have been updated following new information from the CDC and the State of Texas. The protocols have also been updated in response to accessible C ...

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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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Naranjo Museum resources for Teachers

Here at the Naranjo Museum, we understand the difficult job teachers have in navigating this new teaching environment. We want to continue to serve as a local resource for teaching students about foss ...

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New: Download a Virtual Guide to the Naranjo Museum

Enhance your museum experience by downloading a virtual guide to the Naranjo Museum! The pdf file includes easy-to-navigate pages that show maps, fun facts, illustrations and more! Children will ...

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Apollo 14 Moon Rock: Largest Lunar Sample on Display

See the Largest Moon Rock on Display! The Apollo 14 Moon Rock was collected during a mission including crew members: Alan Shepard, Edgard Mitchell and Stuart Roosa. The Apollo 14 Mission launched Ja ...

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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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Apollo 14 Learning Resources

Apollo 14 Moon Rock at the Naranjo Museum The Apollo 14 Moon Rock or Lunar Sample here at the Naranjo Museum was collected during the Mission to the Moon. Here are some resources to help children lea ...

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#MuseumatHome: Coloring Page FREE Downloads

Click on the links below and download pages from the Naranjo Museum Coloring Page! Trex Triceratops Pterodactyl Stegosaurus Baby Hadrosaur Maze Velociraptor Draw Some Fossils Bab ...

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Become a Museum Member!

  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

    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

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

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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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NEW Fossils added to the Cambrian Exhibit

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

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

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Field Trips

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

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

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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Posted March 26, 2015
Categories: The Museum