Upcoming events at the museum of the coastal bend

Parking Lot Construction

Construction is taking place at Victoria College that affects the museum's parking lot accessed from Red River St. Please park on the west side of the museum, entering from Ben Jordan St. at VC entrance E3. Parking is free and open to the public. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Quidditch and Atlatl Camp

When: Tuesday, July 16 - Friday, July 19   9am-12:30pm Who: Children ages 9-12 Cost: $15 per child ($13 for museum members) Quidditch and Atlatl Camp Registration Deadline: Tuesday, July 2 Campers will learn the basics of how to play quidditch as well as use an atlatl to throw darts on the lawn. Students will also have a chance to tie-dye their own team shirts and head-bands during the camp.

Archaeology 101

When: Tuesday, July 23 - Friday, July 26   9am-12:30pm Who: Children entering 4th - 7th grade Cost: $30 per child ($27 for museum members) Archaeology 101 Registration Registration Deadline: Wednesday, July 10 Campers will learn the basics of archaeology throughout this four day camp. Each day, campers will explore the field of archaeology through activities and lessons including learning which tools archaeologists use, determining how archaeologists interpret artifacts, and exploring the field of experimental archaeology.

Home School Class: Toys and Games

What games and toys did children of the past play with? Find out in this hands-on home school class. Try Victorian games and make your own toys to take home. Classes are designed for home school students grades 3-7. No drop offs please. $10 per child ($8 for museum members) Registration Form Registration and payment are due the Saturday before each class.

Home School Class: Prehistoric Mammals

Discover the world of Weird and Wonderful Prehistoric Mammals. Students will explore the museum's temporary exhibit, create fossil rubbings, and learn about the ancient mammals that once roamed the area we live in. Classes are designed for home school students grades 3-7. No drop offs please. $10 per child ($8 for museum members) Registration Form Registration and payment are due the Saturday before each class.

Home School Class: Wonderful Weather

How do clouds form? Why does it rain? Find out these answers and more during this home school class. Students will explore the weather that occurs every day and even make a weather vane to take home. Classes are designed for home school students grades 3-7. No drop offs please. $10 per child ($8 for museum members) Registration Form Registration and payment are due the Saturday before each class.