Brazosport Museum of Natural Science, Clute

#48 of 131 in Museums in Texas Gulf Coast
Must see · Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Named one of the ten best museums in Texas by Frommer's Travel Guide, the Museum is home to the largest collection of shells on display in the South with shells from around the world. The Museum also features real life-sized fossilized dinosaur skeletons and other rarely exhibited fossils plus exhibits on wildlife, rocks & minerals and archaeology to round out the museum.
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  • We like to take day trips not too far from our home near Houston. We had been having so much rain lately so outdoor places to visit were not in the cards. I found this place online so we checked it...  more »
  • Very nice people running the facility when we visited on July 11, 2020. The museum was setup very well to tour during the pandemic and all safety precautions were in place. The art gallery was...  more »
  • Just a blast, and absolutely free. Remember that, because it's not very large. But the exhibit itself is VERY impressive, with some truly memorable pieces and fossils. With an excellent array of gulf coast marine fossils, this is really a neat place to take the kiddos. Stick around for a show at the planetarium, too!
  • This is a truly special place. They maintain an incredible display of fascinating artifacts, The visit is free and there's rarely many visitors. The volunteers are all happy and helpful

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