W. R. Poage Legislative Library

Over 100 years of congressional history is represented at Poage Library. Our collections are diverse in content and format. Manuscripts, audio-visual materials and electronic media illuminates the historical record of Congress. Aside from traditional political and biographical topics, subject strengths include agriculture, civil rights, and military and veterans affairs. Collections also supplement coursework in history,…

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Waco Hispanic Museum

After years of planning, the Waco Hispanic Museum opened to the public in September 2016. The goal of the museum is to preserve Hispanic culture and to promote Hispanic involvement in Waco and Central Texas. The collection consists largely of photos, news articles and clothing from ordinary residents who made up Waco’s Hispanic community.  

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The Scriptorium Biblical Heritage Museum

Located inside Woodson Office Furniture. Description per the Scriptorium website: “Statement of Purpose” 1. To tastefully exhibit the Word of God in its original Hebrew form so all can see the Creator’s Words as they were given. 2. To exhibit Hebrew Scrolls and various other biblically-based artifacts to show the Gentile church the roots of…

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Texas Collection

The Texas Collection is Baylor University’s oldest special collections library and serves as the University Archive that collects, preserves, and provides access to materials on the history, heritage and culture of Texas. Baylor University Campus: Carroll Library Building

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Red Men Museum

The Red Men Museum and Library is an American history museum. It also houses the archives and presents the official history of the Improved Order of Red Men, a patriotic fraternal organization with traditions attributed to Native Americans.

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Martin Museum of Art

The Martin Museum of Art on the Baylor University campus features exhibits by national and international artists and touring historical art shows. Permanent collection of modern and contemporary paintings, sculptures, and prints. Closed Mondays. Facebook Twitter Instagram

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Masonic Grand Lodge of Texas

The Library and Museum is devoted to education and preservation of history. The major collection in the Library is comprised of Masonic and Texas histories and biographies. Exhibits in the Museum include the Republic of Texas Collection, the Military and Holocaust Collection, the Railroad Collection and the Masonry in Texas Collection with the addition of…

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Lee Lockwood Library & Museum

Discover the majesty of Waco’s own Lee Lockwood Library and Museum. The home of the Waco Scottish Rite of Freemasonry also hosts a variety of public and private events. Lee Lockwood Scottish Rite Library and Museum (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: Monday thru Thursday 8:00 AM -5:00 PM and Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM) The…

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Institute for Oral History

Through dynamic, recorded interviews, oral history preserves the stories of individuals who helped create the fabric of history and whose lives, in turn, were shaped by the people, places, events, and ideas of their day. The Institute for Oral History has recorded and preserved oral histories since 1970, earning along the way a strong reputation…

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