Welcome to the Museum of the Big Bend!

Erin Hanson

Impressions of Big Bend Country

September 21 – December 16

Education Programs

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

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.


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!