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Austin
 
Austin Nature and Science Center
 
301 Nature Center Dr
 
Austin   TX   78746    
 
Phone   512 327-8181
 
Web Site  http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/nature-science/generalinfo.htm
 
E-mail  ancsuper@texas.net
 
Description  animals, Dino-Pit, Discovery Lab, eco-Detective Trail, SPLASH, hands-                    on exhibits & programs
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Owner/Operator:  City of Austin
 
New or Updated:   4/29/2004

  TX
 
Austin
 
Beverly S Sheffield Education Center
 
2201 Barton Springs Dr
 
Austin TX   78746 
  Phone   512 478-3170
 
Web Site  http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/splash/
 
Description  Splash ! Into the Edwards Aquifer exhibit, former pool bathhouse holds                     simulated limestone cave with live aquatic species, displays
 
Type of Resource   Nature
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Ecology
 
Owner/Operator:  City of Austin
 
New or Updated:  5/20/2004

  TX
 
Bryan
 
Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
 
3232 Briarcrest Dr
 
Bryan  TX  77802 
 
Phone   979 776-2195
 
Web Site  http://bvmuseum.myriad.net/
 
E-mail  mailto:bvmnh@tca.net
 
Description  Ice Age environment, discovery room with live animals
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils
 
Collection N-Z  Taxidermy
 
New or Updated:     5/25/2004

  TX

  Clute

  Brazosport Museum of Natural Science

  400 College Blvd

  Clute  TX     77531    

  Phone   979 265-7831

  Web Site  http://bcfas.org/museum/

  E-mail  mailto:bmns@bcfas.org?subject=%22BMNS web page request%22

  Description  Malacology, Dinosaur Island, Pesten Room, Minerals, Archaeology, Wildlife,

                    fossil Collection

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils

  New or Updated:  8/3/2004

Texas
Fritch
Lake Meredith Aquatic & Wildlife Museum
103 North Robey Street
PO Box 758
Fritch TX 79036
Phone 806 857-2458
Web Site *****
E-mail lmmuseum@infinitytx.net
Description dioramas of vegetation & wildlife
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Collection N-Z  Taxidermy

Texas
Houston
Houston Museum of Natural Science
1 Hermann Circle Drive
Houston TX 77030
Phone 713 639-4629
Web Site www.hmns.mus.tx.us/hmns/home.html
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Kind of Activity IMAX
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
Collection G-M Instruments

  TX

  Kingsville

  J E Conner Museum

  905 W Santa Gertrudis

  Kingsville  TX  78363    

  Phone   361 593-2810

  Web Site  http://www.tamuk.edu/museum/

  Alt Web  http://www.tamuk.edu/general/map/loftin.html

  Description  border plants, wildlife, mammoth exhibit & fossils

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils

  New or Updated: 8/2/2004
 

  TX

  Lafayette

  Lafayette Natural History Museum

  Address

  Lafayette  TX

  Web Site www.lnhm.org/

  Description

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  New or Updated:   2/10/2007

Texas
Lake Jackson
Brazosport Museum of Natural Science
400 College Drive
Lake Jackson TX 77566
Phone 409 265-7831
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History

Texas
McKinney
Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place
McKinney TX 75069
Phone 972 562-5566
Web Site www.heardmuseum.org/
Description science museum, sanctuary, raptor rehab, environmental center, outdoor aquatic lab
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center
Field of Study/Science Facility Wildlife
 

  TX

  San Angelo

  San Angelo Nature Center

  7409 Knickerbocker Road

  San Angelo   TX   76904    

  Phone   325 942-0121

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://texas-on-line.com/graphic/sanangel.htm - nature

  Description  native wildlife, live reptiles & amphibians, aquarium, more

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Collection N-Z  Taxidermy

  New or Updated:   9/24/2004


 TX

  Vernon

  Texas Bird Egg Collection

  111 S Kaufman

  Vernon     TX    76384    

  Phone   903 537-4760

  Alt Phone   903 537-7012

  Web Site  http://www.mt-vernon.com/%7Echbrewer/welcome.htm

  E-mail  bfhicks@mt-vernon.com

  Alt Web  http://www.lifeadventures.com/eggs-tra.htm

  Description  preserved eggs by dedicated 19th century collector

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Ornithology

  Era  1880

  Owner/Operator:  Franklin County Historical Society

  New or Updated:  7/13/2004

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