Mayborn Museum


Operating Hours

Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday10am - 5pm
Thursday10am - 5pm
Friday10am - 5pm
Saturday10am - 5pm
Sunday1pm - 5pm
The historic village closes at 5:00 pm daily. In the event of inclement weather, call (254)710-1110 to inquire if the historic village is open.

The Mayborn Museum Complex is open all year long except for Baylor University home football games and the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Good Friday through Easter Sunday
  • October 7, 2022 for staff retreat
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Baylor University Home Football Game Schedule:

  • Saturday, September 03, 2022
  • Saturday, September 17, 2022
  • Saturday, October 01, 2022
  • Saturday, October 22, 2022
  • Saturday, November 12, 2022
  • Saturday, November 19, 2022
  • Ticket Information

    Adults $10
    Children (2-12yr) $8
    Seniors (65yr+) $9
    Baylor University Students Free
    Museum Members Free

    Military and group discounts available.


    The Mayborn Museum participates in the ASTC Travel Passport Program. Mayborn Museum members are eligible for reciprocal benefits as through ASTC Travel Passport. Visit the ASTC Travel Passport Program website to learn more.

    The Mayborn Museum is not a participant in the reciprocal membership network for the Association of Children's Museums.

    Snacks & Amenities

    Sandwiches, salads, and snacks are available at the Bear Bites Cafe in the Museum Store.

    The museum has bike racks available near the front doors and along the side of the building nearest the Grant Teaff statue.

    Directions & Parking

    The Mayborn Museum Complex is located on the Baylor University Campus at 1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706.


    The Mayborn Museum Complex offers free parking directly in front of the museum. The museum's parking lot is for museum visitors only. Parking is available at the Ferrell Center if our lot is full.

    To avoid any parking tickets you can register your car for a visitor permit and follow the instructions for creating a visitor account.

    Public Transporation

    The Mayborn Museum Complex is on the route of the La Salle-Circle Shuttle with Waco Transit. Fares are $1.50 (one-way) or $3 for a day pass.

    Mayborn Museum Complex Map

    Mayborn Museum Complex Map

    Visitor Conduct Guide

    In order to maintain a safe environment for our visitors, staff, and the museum, we have created a Visitor Conduct Guide outlining acceptable conduct at the Mayborn Museum.