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Brazos Valley African American Museum *

Brazos Valley African American Museum *

The Brazos Valley African American Museum is the official repository of artifacts, oral history, media reports, and other important historical source material for the African Americans who settled and lived in the Brazos Valley of Texas. It is a living museum that reflects the rich diversity of the historical and cultural legacy, present and promise of African Americans in Texas.

Contact: (979) 775-3961
 
Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History *

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History *

Begun primarily as a children’s museum, the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History today provides programs and exhibits for all ages, which explore the special relationship between the natural and cultural environments of the Brazos Valley.

Contact: 979 779-2195
 
Chappel Hill Historical Society

Chappel Hill Historical Society

Chappell Hill offers a history rich in culture, higher education, sandbars and stern-wheelers, cotton, the War-Between-the-States, and Polish immigration. The Chappell Hill Historical Society’s mission is: To encourage the preservation of records, buildings, sites and other items of historical interest to the community, and to educate the general public as to the historical significance of the same.

Contact: (979) 836-6033
 
Corps of Cadets Museum

Corps of Cadets Museum

The Sanders Corps of Cadet Center depicts the Corps of Cadets from its beginning in 1876 to today. The exhibits held describe the traditions and history of Texas A&M University. The exhibits include Silver Taps, the Aggie Band, Parsons Mounted Cavalry, the 12th Man, the Ross Volunteers, Aggie Muster, Bonfire, Reveille, Cadet life and an Aggie Ring case. Also housed in the Corps Center is the Metzger -Sanders Antique Firearm Collection.

Address: 1400 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843
Phone: (979) 862-2862
 
Cushing Memorial Library

Cushing Memorial Library

The Cushing Memorial Library and Archives is attached to the Sterling C. Evans Library and faces the Academic Building. It was the first freestanding library facility on campus and is now home to special collections, rare books, and the University Archives

Monday-Friday 8am-6pm
5000 TAMU, College Station, TX, 77843
Phone: (979) 845-1951
 
Forsyth Galleries

Forsyth Galleries

The Forsyth Galleries collect, exhibit, interpret and preserve 19th and 20th century decorative arts and American paintings. By providing creative educational and enrichment opportunities to the campus and diverse audiences, the Forsyth advances the mission of Texas A&M University.

Contact: (979) 845-9251
 
Friends of Camp Hearne

Friends of Camp Hearne

Friends of Camp Hearne maintains a museum to preserve, store, interpret and exhibit archaeological artifacts and related wartime memorabilia from Camp Hearne, WWII Prisoner of War Camp.

Contact: (979) 314-7012
 
George Bush Presidential Library & Museum *

George Bush Presidential Library & Museum *

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is dedicated to sponsoring programs and exhibits that benefit students of all grade levels. They are committed to creating an exciting and open educational environment where every student can learn more about our nation’s past. The wide range of activities includes tours, interactive displays, Museum Classroom programs, and family activities.

Contact: (979) 691-4000
 
J. Wayne Stark Galleries

J. Wayne Stark Galleries

The Permanent Collection of the Stark Galleries focuses on American paintings, prints, drawings and photographs of the 19th and 20th centuries. Some artists represented include Julian Onderdonk, H.O. “Cowboy” Kelly, and Dorothy Hood. Additionally, the Permanent Collection is home to sculpture and various other decorative arts, and provides educational programming to inform guests of all ages about art.

Contact: http://uart.tamu.edu/stark
 
MSC Visual Arts Committee

MSC Visual Arts Committee

The MSC Visual Arts Committee is a student committee of the Memorial Student Center. The MSC offers a broad mix of programs, services, facilities, and student development opportunities for the Texas A&M community. The programs provided by committees of the MSC seek to entertain, educate, and inspire audiences to reach beyond the classroom experience and gain a broader view of society and the world.

Tuesday-Friday 9am-8pm
Saturday-Sunday 12pm-6pm
275 Joe Routt Blvd., College Station, TX, 77884
Phone: (979) 845-1515
 
Museum of the American G.I. *

Museum of the American G.I. *

The Museum of the American G.I. began in 2001 with an inventory of multiple award-winning artifacts of American military history. The goal of the museum is to be a repository of restored, working military vehicles used by the United States and to display the vehicles in action.

Contact: (979) 777-2820
 
Star of Republic Museum *

Star of Republic Museum *

An educational institution, the Star of the Republic Museum interprets the history of the Republic of Texas and its influences. Interpretation is conducted through exhibits, school and group programs, media programs and community programs. The Museum collects and preserves artifacts to implement the programs and extensively researches to ensure authenticity of the collections and presentation.

Contact: (936) 878-2461
 
Texas Cotton Gin

Texas Cotton Gin

The Texas Cotton Gin & Museum provides an active and vital setting in which to explore the vernacular mechanical achievements of typical local users and adapters of mass-produced machines, engines, tools, and vehicles during the first two thirds of the twentieth century. The setting of Burton, Texas, in Washington County, also offers an outstanding opportunity to compare the changes that accompanied mechanization amongst German-, English-, Czech-, and African-American cotton farmers.

Contact: (979) 289-3378
 
The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley *

The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley *

The mission of The Children’s Museum is to provide a child-centered, hands-on interactive environment for discovery and learning for children. They accomplish this through exhibits and programs that have learning outcomes so children and parents can expand their educational experiences together. Children learn by using their imagination and putting into practice what they learn in the classroom. They have that opportunity at the Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley and we invite you to come and see it in action.

Contact: (979) 779-KIDS (5437)
 
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