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 432-837-8730 for more information.
Tuesday-Saturday, 10AM – 4PM
Closed major holidays
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.
View video from April 29, 2023 of author event at the museum: Donna Marie Miller on Texas Secessionists Standoff: The 1997 Republic of Texas “War”
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.