Welcome to the Museum of the Big Bend!
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.
Closed major holidays.
Closed Thursday, February 27, for maintenance. We’re sorry for any inconvenience.
Visit our Calendar to find out about upcoming Events, Exhibits and Workshops.
Find out about our activity programs
for children and adults.
Visit the Museum’s Gift Shop, Big Bend Trading Company, for great books, gifts, crafts and clothing.
The Museum of the Big Bend Complex will expand our ability to tell the story of the Big Bend. Join us!
The Mission of the Museum of the Big Bend, a Department of Sul Ross State University, is to serve and educate the public by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting the cultural, historic and natural materials that relate to the prehistory, history and cultural diversity of the Big Bend region of Texas and Mexico..