Santa is coming to the museum! He will be checking his list and giving out toys. Santa arrives by train at 10am and will meet with the kids throughout the day. There will be crafts, music and old-fashioned holiday fun in the grand lobby. Family Days are FREE. For more information, call 254-298-5172.
Step back to a time before modern machinery and automation, when many of the items we use every day were made by hand. Take a moment to learn what life was like in the days before modern technology. Come and see how craftspeople create beautiful handmade works of art and household goods through traditional methods [...]
We would like to invite all Vietnam Veteran’s and their families to a special brunch. Not only to thank them for their service but, allow them a sneak peek of our latest exhibit “Picturing Nam”. Please, join us as we also lay a ceremonial wreath in the exhibit, as well as, open our remembrance wall [...]
Always dreamed of being Indiana Jones? Well come and check out what real archaeologists do when they aren’t making movies in Hollywood. Learn about how archaeology differs from paleontology and what cool things archaeologists and paleontologists do both in and out of the field.
What kind of music do you enjoy? Explore the world of sound with us at Rock & Roll Blues Family day. There will be crafts and activities for all ages. Learn about musical instruments, sound engineering, and a bit of rock and roll culture.
Mark your calendars and join us for 80's Night! Friday, July 5th from 5:30- 8 pm. Join us for live music by John Mixell, cocktails, food , photos , and fun!
Join us as we celebrate the opening of our newest temporary exhibit on June 16th, 1968: A Folsom Redemption - Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of a landmark concert that revived his music career, 1968: A Folsom Redemption is a collection of photographs and memories of two journalists lucky enough to be among a handful [...]
Join us Saturday, June 1st from 11-2 for Beat the Heat Family Day. Enjoy some of your favorite summertime crafts to beat the 100 days of 100 degree Texas heat. From pirate ships to sea creatures we have it all!
Downtown Temple is going through big changes. At this self-guided tour, we will all meet at the Santa Fe Depot in downtown Temple where guests will be given an "Imagine the Possibilities Tour" map showing locations where they can visit several downtown buildings that are either slated for renovation, or are vacant and available for [...]
It's time for Family Day! Join us on Saturday, May 4 from 11 am - 2 pm as we take a walk through time to experience technology from its early beginnings into the future. We will have crafts and activities for the whole family!