Welcome to the Museum of the Big Bend!
Texas Secessionists Standoff
April 29, 1:00 PM
Panel discussion and book signing with Donna Marie Miller and special guests
The Museum of the Big Bend is located on the Sul Ross State University campus in Alpine, Texas. Call 432-837-8730 for more information.
Tuesday-Saturday, 10AM – 4PM
Closed major holidays
Click here for entrance fees, holiday hours & other visitor information
Visit our Calendar to find out about upcoming Events, Exhibits and Workshops.
Build the Future!
The new Emmett and Miriam McCoy Building at the Museum of the Big Bend expands our ability to tell the story of the Big Bend. Learn more about this exciting project!
Visit the Museum’s Gift Shop, Big Bend Trading Company, for great books, gifts, crafts and clothing.
Virtual Museum Walkthrough
Using Google Maps’ Street View feature, you can “walk” your browser through the entire exhibit area of the Museum of the Big Bend. Click here to give it a try!
In the News
Tom Lea paintings will be on exhibit in new Museum of the Big Bend annex
John L Nau III sharing collection of Texas Art for grand opening of McCoy Building at Museum of the Big Bend
Museum of the Big Bend in Alpine, TX Honored as 2022 Top Western Museum by True West Magazine!
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.