Join us for a Virtual Visit as our Animal Collections Specialist Joshua shows us how Anoles hunt for food.
Drawer of the Day #1
In this Virtual Visit we explore our bird collection with Collections Assistant Madeline. Learn more about our collection and how it is used.
Our Maker Educator Alan explores insects in our Backyard Ecology Hall
Village Garden Tour
Join Katie for a tour of the garden in our Bill and Vara Daniel Historic Village.
Humpback whale skull
Check out our fan favorite humpback whale skull!
Join our Maker Educator Alan for a mammoth sized mammoth tour!
Meet the Scientists Backyard Ecology Walk
Join Dr. Mullins on a backyard ecology walk discussing citizen science you can get involved in!
Drawer of the Day- Egg Collection
Check out some fascinating eggs from the museum's collection with Exhibits Manager Trey!
Drawer of the Day- Woodpeckers
Check out our woodpecker collection with our Collections Assistant Madeline!
Meet the Scientists- Dr. Pitts' backyard caterpillar
Take a look at Dr. Pitts' fun caterpillar find in her backyard and see what you can find in yours!
Historic Homes of Waco
Dr. Ken Hafertepe, professor and chair of the department of museum studies at Baylor University takes us on a journey through the architectural history of Waco, TX.
Waco's Premier Architect
Dr. Ken Hafertepe, professor and chair of the department of museum studies at Baylor University explores the work of architect W.W. Larmour.
Our Maker Educator Alan makes a visit to see what our ornate box turtles are up to.
Check out our cool spiny lizards!
Learn About Cinco de Mayo
Learn about the history of Cinco de Mayo. The Mayborn Museum salutes our community partner the Centex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and their fine businesses.
Meet the Scientists- Eastern Tent Caterpillar with Dr. Pitts
Learn about the eastern tent caterpillar with Dr. Pitts from Baylor University's Department of Biology.
Collections drawer of the Day- Cuckoos
Take a look at the cool cuckoos in our museum collection.
Waco Mammoth National Monument with Dr. Lindsey Yann
Learn more about ancient Camelops that roamed central Texas with the Waco Mammoth National Monument's paleontologist Dr. Lindsey Yann!
Village Garden Update
Katie takes us on a tour of the growing plants and vegetables in our village garden.
Village Schoolhouse Tour
Trey takes us to the village schoolhouse to learn more about how children learned in the 1890s.
Dr. Ken Hafertepe presents The Cooper House: A Waco Treasure.
Drawer of the Day Golden Eagles
Exhibits Manager Trey takes us for a virtual visit of the museum's collection of golden eagles.
Cabinets of Curiosity Ostrich
Take a virtual visit to the cabinets of curiosity and investigate the ostrich skeleton.
Simple Machine Hunt
Explore simple machines by searching your house for these fascinating contraptions!
Art Around the Museum
Explore art around the Mayborn!
Dr. Kenneth Hafertepe discusses the lost architecture of Waco.
Drawer of the Day Mollusks
Exhibits Manager Trey shows off the museum's collection of mollusks.
Trey takes on a visit to the Governor Bill & Vara Daniel Historic Village's commissary!
Heirloom Scavenger Hunt
Katie takes us to the village garden to learn more about heirlooms.
Milk Jug Bird Feeder
Create a fun bird feeder using things found around the house!
Get creative at home by making a puzzle using popsicle sticks!
Grab some easy to find things around the house and make bubble snakes!
International Museum Day 2020- Animal Crossing Museum Gallery
Celebrate International Museum Day by creating a museum gallery using fun photos from the Mayborn Museum!
Cardboard Rainbow Collage
Go on a color scavenger hunt in your house to learn more about rainbows!
Life Cycle Spinners
Create a life cycle spinner to learn more about living things!
How does mulch help plants? Learn about its role in the environment while you explore your own neighborhood.
Get musical by making your own water xylophone with glassware!
Monocot or Dicot?
Learn about plant classification with Katie in our village garden!
Pipe Cleaner Creatures
Make a fun creature using pipe cleaners, paper rolls, construction paper, and more!
Get creative and build a grass house using things you can find around the house!
Get your body moving like an animal! Click here to download the Animal Exercise Cube print out.
Sock Puppet Friends
Use things found around your house to create fun sock puppets.
Habitat at Home
Create a 3D diorama using materials found in your home and from your backyard!