Museum of the Big Bend tops USA Today readers’ choice awards

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The Museum of the Big Bend, located on the campus of Sul Ross State University in Alpine, is thrilled to announce its first-place victory in the USA Today 10Best readers’ choice awards.

The museum has secured the top spot in the category of Best Small Town Museum, a remarkable achievement that reflects its commitment to preserving and celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the Big Bend region.

USA Today’s 10Best awards are highly coveted accolades that recognize excellence in various categories across the United States. Each year, millions of readers cast their votes to honor their favorite destinations, attractions and institutions, making winning this award a true testament to the museum’s widespread appeal and popularity.

“We are incredibly honored and grateful to receive this recognition,” Mary Bones, director of the Museum of the Big Bend, said in a news release. “We are so thankful to those of you who took the time to vote and to encourage your family and friends, and for the hard work and dedication of our staff, volunteers and supporters who have helped make the museum a vibrant hub of cultural enrichment.”

The Museum of the Big Bend has established itself as a premier destination for both locals and visitors alike. Its extensive collection showcases the diverse history, art and heritage of the Big Bend region, spanning centuries of exploration, settlement and cultural exchange. From Native American artifacts and pioneer memorabilia to contemporary works of art, the museum offers a comprehensive glimpse into the rich tapestry of life in Far West Texas.

In addition to its permanent collection, the museum hosts a diverse array of temporary exhibitions, educational programs, and community events throughout the year. From lectures and workshops to guided tours and hands-on activities, there is always something new and exciting to discover at the museum.

For more information, including hours of operation, current exhibits and upcoming events, please visit or email [email protected].

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