Welcome to the Museum of the Big Bend!

Image of painting, Water Break, by Herman Walker

Trappings of Texas


Save the Date! April 20-22, 2017

Opening weekend events: Grand Opening, Exhibit & Sale,
Demonstrations & Ranch Round Up Party!
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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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On the Sul Ross State University campus in Alpine, Texas
Call us at 432.837.8143


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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.


Museum of the Big Bend
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2016 Trappings!