Plan your visit!
Holiday 2021 Schedule
The Museum will be closed Friday, December 24, 2021 through January 3, 2022 for the Holiday season. The Museum will reopen at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.
Construction has begun on the new Dr. Robert Neff and Louise Willson Arnold Wing. This means there are changes to traffic flow and parking. Refer to this map for these changes.
Masks are highly encouraged, but not required.
Maintain a six-foot distance with all visitors who are not with your group.
Wash your hands often.
For information about tours and school groups please visit here.
Admission to the Museum of Texas Tech University is free every day.
Tuesday - Saturday - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday - 1 - 5 p.m.
The Planetarium is now open!
Open Tuesday - Sunday.
Check the schedule here.
Free public parking is available on the north (4th St.) and the West (Indiana Ave.) sides of the building. Handicapped access to the building is on the east end of the building, but no parking is available at that door.
The Museum wants everyone to have a pleasurable experience. If you have special needs, please contact (806) 742-2490.
All Museum galleries are accessible for wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are available if needed on a first-come, first-served basis.
There is a handicapped accessible entrance on the east side of the building. We recommend dropping off visitors with special needs at that entrance before parking in the north lot.
The Museum now offers special sensory backpacks so that people who are diagnosed with Autism or other special sensory needs can enjoy the Museum in an atmosphere that sensory back packis comfortable for their specific sensory needs.
The new backpacks are available from the Museum's Education Division. Materials included in the backpacks are:
- Noise reducing headphones
- Weighted suspenders
- Fidget toys
Whether you come alone or with family and friends, your visit to the Museum of Texas Tech University should be fun. We encourage you to spend as much time as you would like in our galleries. Our museum is a wonderful mix of fine arts, cultural artifacts and natural science, a combination you do not always find in a museum.
Still pictures and video in the Museum's galleries are encouraged! Please do not use any flash as this can affect the objects.
Pencil sketching is allowed.
If you have children under age 12, we ask they remain supervised the duration of your visit.
Strollers, baby carriers, and diaper bags are permitted. Backpacks and other large bags are not. There are secure lockers located at our front desk to store these items while you visit.
Please check in at our front desk and grab a visitor's guide! We are here to answer any questions you may have.
Don't forget to visit our Museum Gift Shop at the front of the museum for a variety of books, art, jewelry, toys and other items.
Gift Shop hours:
Tuesday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Sunday - Monday
The Museum of Texas Tech University is located on the southeast corner of 4th Street and Indiana Avenue (3301 4th St.)