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Bandera Natural History Museum

EXPLORE, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATE, and ENJOY

(830) 328-5090
We are open today from 10 AM to 5 PM

Exhibits

Visit us today

Various exciting items inside the museum include our icon “Twiga” (Swahili for giraffe) – a 17-foot Masai giraffe, a 2000-pound solid jade tiger, a life size triceratops dinosaur skeleton reproduction used in the movie “Night At The Museum”, the Trail of Habitats — six hand painted dioramas with over 100 animals along with corresponding flora and fauna used to inspire wonder about wildlife and their habits and habitats. In addition, there are many other exhibits. The museum also has 18 life size dinosaurs plus four play stations on its 8 acre grounds, a gift shop with items starting at minimal prices, plus the Twiga Café and Patio with vending machines for drinks and snacks.

Meet Olivia, our resident dinosaur.
Be sure to check the Events section for dates and times.

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Available if you call ahead (830)328-5090

Admission

Includes free parking!

Adults

$10.00

Children 3 & Under

Free

Children 12 & Under

$6.00

Active Military

Free

For groups or birthday parties, please contact call 830-328-5090 or email mjschumacher@banderanhm.org in advance so we can accommodate your needs and reserve the museum for your visit.

Our Sponsors

We wouldn’t be here were it not for the kind support of our sponsors.

If you would like to become a sponsor please contact us at (830) 328-5090.

Events

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2 days ago

Bandera Natural History Museum

Excitement is building as the new Art Wing takes shape. The steel for the new building was delivered prompting some unexpected help! (OK, Fine, it didn't happen quite like this, but it is here)! ... See MoreSee Less

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que padre, que ya sigan trabajando

Kaci Hatch Farr

It's great to be open and having visitors this Memorial Day Weekend. ... See MoreSee Less

Its great to be open and having visitors this Memorial Day Weekend.

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Amber Eileen Motal Tyler Lowe This is at the place we're taking the girls to.

We're open. Come on in. ... See MoreSee Less

Were open. Come on in.

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Shouldn't it be "raptored"?

Que bueno , hermoso Museo 👏🏼👏🏼

Amy Vela

Johnny Cortez Jr

Rachel Rendon

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2 weeks ago

Bandera Natural History Museum

Come join us, bring the kids! ... See MoreSee Less

Come social distance with us. ... See MoreSee Less

Come social distance with us.

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Alisa Severson. Maybe soon??

We're getting ready to open on May 20. Hope you will visit soon. ... See MoreSee Less

Were getting ready to open on May 20. Hope you will visit soon.

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Just to confirm: you're open again?

4 weeks ago

Bandera Natural History Museum

The New Art Wing is moving fast now... we also put up a new entrance sign, and a much-needed shade pergola at the entrance! Reopening the museum on 5/20! ... See MoreSee Less

We want You! Find out why it's so much fun to Volunteer at the Museum. ... See MoreSee Less

We Want You! Find out why it's so much fun volunteering at the Museum ... See MoreSee Less

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So professional Suzie. You're headed to Hollywood!!!

Love this!!

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Hours of Operation

Wednesday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 12pm – 5pm
Monday and Tuesday: Closed

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Bandera, TX is the Cowboy Capital of the World™. As well as the museum, Bandera offers families fantastic and fun attractions and events, many types of lodging, and delicious dining.

LOCATION

Bandera Natural History Museum 267 Old San Antonio Hwy Bandera, TX 78003

MAILING ADDRESS

Bandera Natural History Museum PO Box 1555 Bandera, TX 78003