Mayborn Museum Complex Presents Programs on Holy Places, Faith Groups in October and NovemberSept. 30, 2016
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WACO, Texas (Sept. 30, 2016) — Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex will host three public local events in conjunction with the National Geographic Sacred Journeys exhibition in Waco, which runs from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31.
The 7,000-square-foot exhibition, created with National Geographic photography, recreates places, spaces and events so visitors can learn about the history and beliefs behind spiritual travels around the world to such places as the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem and the Dome of the Rock Mosque, also in Jerusalem.
The museum is at 1300 S. University Parks Drive in Waco.
The public programs include:
Holy Journeys, Holy Destinations
Festival of Faiths
Interfaith Students Panel Discussion
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ABOUT MAYBORN MUSEUM COMPLEX
Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex is a multi-faceted museum featuring cultural and natural history exhibits, a hands-on discovery center and the Gov. Bill & Vara Daniel Historic Village. Among the exhibits are walk-in dioramas focusing on Central Texas, including one on the Waco Mammoth Site, and exploration stations for geology, paleontology, archaeology and natural history. The museum houses two floors of themed discovery rooms to encourage hands-on learning for all ages.