The best museums in Waco in December 2023

These are the top 10 best museums in Waco, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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Looking for the best museums in Waco? These are the best ones:

  1. Dr Pepper Museum1

    Dr Pepper Museum

    Waco, TX
    Dr Pepper, the oldest American soda brand, has a rich history that dates back to its inception in a pharmacy in Waco, Texas. The soda was handcrafted by Charles Alderton, who was able to produce and sell his invention thanks to his boss. This historical connection to Waco makes the Dr Pepper Museum a significant location for understanding the origins of this popular beverage.
  2. Cameron Park Zoo2

    Cameron Park Zoo

    Waco, TX
    Cameron Park Zoo, situated in Waco, Texas, is a 52-acre natural habitat zoo nestled within the scenic Cameron Park and adjacent to the Brazos River. This location offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore a diverse collection of wildlife in a natural setting, enhancing their overall zoo experience.
  3. Waco Mammoth National Monument3

    Waco Mammoth National Monument

    Waco, TX
    The Waco Mammoth National Monument is a significant site located in the city of Waco, Texas. It is nestled within a park that spans over 100 hectares along the Bosque River. This location offers visitors a chance to explore the natural beauty of the area while learning about the historical significance of the monument.
  4. Mayborn Museum Complex4

    Mayborn Museum Complex

    Waco, TX
    The Sue & Frank Mayborn Natural Science and Cultural History Museum Complex, also known as MMC, is a large facility located at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. It was opened in May 2004 and spans an impressive 142,000 square feet. This museum complex is a significant part of the university and offers a wide range of exhibits and experiences for visitors.
  5. Red Men Museum and Library5

    Red Men Museum and Library

    Waco, TX
    The Red Men Museum and Library, located in Waco, Texas, is a museum dedicated to American history. It provides a comprehensive overview of the nation's past, making it an ideal destination for history enthusiasts and curious tourists alike.
  6. East Terrace House Museum6

    East Terrace House Museum

    Waco, TX
  7. Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum7

    Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum

    Waco, TX
    The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, located in Waco, Texas, is recognized as the official historical center of the Texas Rangers law enforcement agency by the state. This institution serves as a tribute to the history and service of the Texas Rangers, a symbol of Texas and America's heritage.
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    Homestead Heritage

    Waco, TX
    Visit an original traditional village where various craftsmen do their jobs. You can see 19th century furniture and decorations here.
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    Martin Museum of Art

    Waco, TX
    This university museum hosts a permanent art collection and also temporary exhibitions of national and foreign artists' works.
  10. 10

    Lee Lockwood Library & Museum

    Waco, TX

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