March First Friday - Sensory Sensitive Event

Join us for our Hands-On First Friday: A Sensory Inclusive Event! We are offering FREE admission from 5:30 to – 7:30 pm. Have fun exploring the museum and getting your hands on some engaging activities. There will also be local organizations that serve special needs individuals on-site hosting informational tables. The Museum will be extra-accessible…

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Carnival Glass Exhibit

Preview Historic Waco Foundation’s collection of carnival glass from American glasshouses of the 20th century and learn about the rise and fall of this household staple. Carnival glass is known for its vibrant colors, intricate patterns, and an iridescent glow. The exhibit opens to the public on February 22nd and continues to July 5th. It…

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Texas Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

Former Texas Rangers and four-time all-star baseman Adrian Beltre will be inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in Waco on March 28. Beltre will be one of the seven inductees honored. He will be joined by Baltimore Ravens Quarterback Robert Griffin III, former Houston Texan punter Shane Lechler, Olympic medalist Michelle Carter, International…

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Founding to Future: Bright Lights of Baylor University

Older than the state of Texas, Baylor provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Experience the essence of Baylor’s origins, traditions, and mission through an interactive timeline, collegial photo-ops, and iconic university artifacts.…

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Meet the Scientists: Explore Engineering

We are celebrating Engineering Week with help from Baylor University professors and students from the Department of Engineering. Join us for hands-on science. Build a bridge and test your creation, make your ideas come to life with 3D pens, take an infrared selfie and so much more. Stop by Design Den as we explore marble…

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Crash at Crush, Presented by Mike Cox

Author Mike Cox will present a history of the “Crash at Crush,” an event of local railroad legend that took place outside West, Texas in 1896. He will also sign copies of his book on the subject, “Train Crash at Crush, Texas: America’s Deadliest Publicity Stunt.“ Refreshments and an opportunity to purchase the book will…

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Village Wednesdays: Pastimes!

Join us each Wednesday this February to experience hands-on history in the historic village. Included in the price of admission to the museum. Baylor University students and museum members receive free admission.  

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Village Wednesdays: Pastimes!

Join us each Wednesday this February to experience hands-on history in the historic village. Included in the price of admission to the museum. Baylor University students and museum members receive free admission.  

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Meet the Scientists: Baylor Stream Team

Become a Citizen Scientist for the day! Join scientists from the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research (CRASR) at Baylor University in our historic village to measure the water quality of the Brazos River and discuss what the results mean. The data we collect will be entered into the Texas Stream Team statewide database,…

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