Welcome to the Museum of the Big Bend!

A Century of Fine Art in the Big Bend

SRSU Faculty & Students 1920-2020

April 20 – May 28, 2021

Museum of the Big Bend Honored by True West Magazine

Named one of True West’ s Top 10 Western Museums of 2020

McCoy Family $5 Million Donation

McCoy contribution goes to the Museum of the Big Bend’s Museum Complex Campaign.

Big Bend Legacy

Big Bend Legacy

The Big Bend Legacy exhibit introduces visitors to the 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 information.

Tuesday – Friday
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Closed Friday, April 2
Closed major holidays
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Visitors must wear face masks to enter the Museum. Hand sanitizer stations are available.

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Visit our Calendar to find out about upcoming Events, Exhibits and Workshops.

Build the Future!

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.