Great Exhibits at the Museum of Texas Tech University

May is National Museum Month, and the Museum of Texas Tech University has a variety of exhibits to appeal to a diverse audience.

In honor of Museum Month, take a virtual tour of a few of the exhibits at the Museum of Texas Tech University.

Art curator Peter Briggs walks us through the exhibitions of Central American pottery and art with a southwestern flair, while textiles curator Marian Ann Montgomery explains the intricacies behind needlepoint.


Museum of Texas Tech

The Museum of Texas Tech University was established in 1929.

It consists of the main Museum building, the Moody Planetarium, the Natural Science Research Laboratory, the research and educational elements of the Lubbock Lake Landmark, and the Val Verde County research site.

The museum also offers masters degrees in Museum Science and Heritage Management and a wide variety of educational programs for the general public.

Learn More

The museum is located at Fourth Street and Indiana Ave. Museum hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. The museum is closed on Monday.

To request special assistance, contact the Museum Education office at or call (806) 742-2432.