Museums

ARMSTRONG BROWNING LIBRARY

Dedicated to the study of the lives and works of Victorian poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, this museum and research center on Baylor University’s campus houses the world’s largest collection of Browning material and other fine collections of rare 19th-century books, manuscripts, and works of art.

DR PEPPER MUSEUM

With more than 100,000 pieces of historical memorabilia, this museum highlight’s Waco’s place as the birthplace of the nation’s oldest soft drink, Dr Pepper, while telling the story of the soft drink industry.

HISTORIC WACO FOUNDATION

The Historic Waco Foundation shares the story of Waco through four historic homes, the Earle-Napier-Kinnard House, East Terrace, and McCulloch House, each featuring exhibits, lectures, and special events.

MARTIN MUSEUM OF ART

Located on Baylor University’s campus, the Martin Museum of Art features collections, innovative exhibitions, interpretive programs, and special events.

MAYBORN MUSEUM COMPLEX

This natural science and cultural history museum with a focus on Central Texas is located on the Baylor University campus. The complex includes walk-in exploration stations for geology, paleontology, archaeology, and natural history; themed discovery rooms that encourage hands-on learning for all ages; and the Gov. Bill & Vara Daniel Historic Village.

TEXAS RANGER MUSEUM

Located along the banks of the Brazos River, the Texas Ranger Museum and Hall of fame pays tribute to the Texas Rangers, a legendary symbol of Texas and the American West.

TEXAS SPORTS HALL OF FAME

Dedicated to preserving the athletic history of Texas, the Texas Sports Hall of Fame is home to over 300 Texas legends.

WACO HISPANIC MUSEUM

Dedicated to preserving Waco’s Hispanic culture, this museum showcases photos, news articles and clothing from Waco’s past.

WACO MAMMOTH NATIONAL PARK

Waco’s only national park explores the history of Columbian mammoths, inhabitants of the land during the Ice Age and serves as a hub for scientific research and education.

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