Welcome to the Museum of the Big Bend!

Echoes of the Cordillera

Attitudes and Latitudes Along the Great Divide

January 13 – March 25, 2018

Save the Date!

2018 Trappings of Texas
Exhibit & Sale of Traditional Western Art & Custom Cowboy Gear

April 12-14 Opening Weekend Reception & Sale

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.

Education Programs

The Museum of the Big Bend offers a diverse program of art, history and cultural education for children and adults.


The Museum of the Big Bend
is located on the Sul Ross State
University campus in Alpine, Texas.
Call 432.837.8143 for more info.

Tuesday – Saturday  9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday  1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday  Closed

Watch Our Video


Find out about our activity programs
for children and adults.


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


Visit the Museum’s Gift Shop, Big Bend Trading Company, for great books, gifts, crafts and clothing.

Watch the Video of
2017 Trappings!