Welcome to the Museum of the Big Bend!

Terry Cockerham

Big Bend and the Terlingua Project
June 16 – September 3, 2017

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Turning Points in Teaching

Early Education and the Annual Summer Normal in Alpine

Through September 3, 2017

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Big Bend Legacy

Big Bend Legacy

The Big Bend Legacy exhibit greets visitors as they enter the Museum of the Big Bend. Legacy introduces visitors to the distinctive natural history, human history and confluence of cultures in the Big Bend region. New Exhibits Now Open! Click “Learn More!” below!
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Education Programs

The Museum of the Big Bend offers a diverse program of art, history and cultural education for children and adults. Click button below for more info!
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The Museum of the Big Bend
is located on the Sul Ross State
University campus in Alpine, Texas.
Call us at 432.837.8143 for
more information!

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Find out about our activity programs
for children and adults.


Visit our Calendar to find out about upcoming Events, Exhibits and Workshops.


AARP mentions the MoBB as a key stop in their slide show of Great American Road Trips! (Note: click through to the last slide to see us)


Museum of the Big Bend
Gift Shop

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2017 Trappings!