Waco Riverwalk

The Waco Riverwalk includes approximately seven miles of multi-use, lighted trail that loops along both banks of the Brazos River.  The scenic riverwalk stretches from Baylor University to Cameron Park and passes underneath the Suspension Bridge.  The rivewalk is accessible from various points throught downtown Waco and captures the natural beauty of the Brazos River…

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Waco Suspension Bridge & Cattle Drive Sculptures

Note: Renovation of portions of the bridge will cause the bridge itself to be closed to pedestrian traffic from time to time. Indian Spring Park will remain open. Waco’s Historic Suspension Bridge was the longest single-span suspension bridge west of the Mississippi when it was completed in 1870. The bridge was built with cable supplied…

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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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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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Magnolia Market at the Silos

Magnolia Market and its famous landmark silos occupy two city blocks in downtown Waco. Owned by HGTV “Fixer Upper” stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, the store offers items in Joanna’s unique style. Admission to the complex is free. Visitors can play free games on the lawn or picnic in the shade. The shops and grounds…

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Lake Waco Wetlands

Created to mitigate the habitat loss when Lake Waco was raised by seven feet in the year 2000, the wetlands offers 3.5 miles of nature trails for hiking, bird watching, and photography. The Research and Education Center teaches school groups about water quality and conservation.

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