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Explore UT

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Held on a Saturday in early March, Explore UT is a campus-wide event described as the “Biggest Open House in Texas!” Visitors of all ages have the opportunity to experience a variety of programs that are engaging and inspiring. Texas Memorial Museum’s hosts one or more Explore UT events every year, and admission is optional. Visit Explore UT for a full schedule of university activities and for information on how to register your group.

National Fossil Day

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Held in Mid-October, National Fossil Day is an annual celebration organized by the National Park Service to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational values.

Join Texas Memorial Museum in this nationwide event promoting awareness of fossils and the science of paleontology.


Texas Wildlife Day

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Saturday, February 7, 2015
Admission: FREE (donations welcome)

Celebrate everything feathered, furred, smooth and scaled at Texas Memorial Museum!  FREE admission and FREE family-friendly activities hosted by local naturalists and science educators.  Museum exhibits open 9 am to 5 pm and the activities run from 10 am until 4 pm


The Museum Store Holiday Sale

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Watch this page for the next sale to get discounts on a diverse selection of fine jewelry, hand-crafted gifts, books, toys, shirts, and other educational products

Waller Creek Cleanup

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The Waller Creek Cleanup, which is sponsored by Environmental Health and Safety and Texas Memorial Museum, is held twice a year. Watch the Waller Creek pages for the next event.