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Our mission is to bring together a comprehensive collection of Texas fossils for the purpose of engaging and educating the general public. Through meaningful educational experiences, we hope to stimulate appreciation for Texas’ unique fossil record.
Texas Through Time is a 501c3 Nonprofit fossil museum specializing in fossils found in Texas & surrounding states. Our mission is to bring together a comprehensive collection of Texas fossils for the purpose of engaging and educating the general public. Through meaningful educational experiences we hope to stimulate appreciation for Texas’ unique fossil record.
We have been featured on Discovery & History Channels, Texas Country Reporter & featured on other networks.
Admission to our museum is completely free & has hundreds of authentic, and often rare, collection of authentic fossils on display.
When visiting the museum, you will be greeted by life sized dinosaurs outside the museum, one of which you can climb on! Upon entering, you have the option to have a personal tour of the exhibits by one of our guides or a self-guided tour. The exhibits begin at the oldest fossils on record, through the Permian, Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous, and the Ice Age.
We have a dig box for kids to excavate a hadrosaur skeleton, a fossil prep lab where guests can view our paleontologists actively working on fossils, a Jr Paleontologists zone for kids to play, kids can test their skills at finding fossils by going on our museum scavenger hunt, and guests can end their visit by shopping in our gift shop.
We have an additional exhibit hall with seasonal exhibits, contact us to find out what special exhibit we hold today!
We have tons of events through the year, many of which are free and geared towards kids. Some events include fossil classes, Dino Movie Nights on our outdoor movie screen, an outdoor rock sale quarterly, and an annual Jurassic Park themed haunted house for during Halloween. Follow us on social media to keep up with new & upcoming activities!
Board of directors
Executive Director- Andre LuJan
Secretary- Carrie LuJan
Science Advisor- Joseph Sertich, PhD
Business Manager- Matt Phillips
Director of Education- Chris Delorey
Treasurer- Mary Button, CPA
110 NORTH WACO STREET
HILLSBORO, TEXAS 76645
TUES-SAT: 11AM - 4PM