About the Museum of Texas Tech University
The Museum of Texas Tech University, with its more than eight million objects, is one of the largest and most diverse university museums in the U.S. The Museum has collections ranging from fine and decorative arts, natural science, clothing and textiles, history and anthropology and archaeology. The Museum’s Natural Science Research Laboratory houses an internationally important collection of fauna and frozen tissue samples and has played a role in identifying major human health risks, such as Hanta Virus. The Lubbock Lake Landmark, another division of the Museum, is one of the country’s most significant archaeological sites documenting continuous human habitation dating back 12,000 years. The museum also is home to an academic program offering a master’s degree in Heritage and Museum Science.
About Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University, located in Lubbock, Texas, is a Tier One research university and is one of 115 nationally to earn the Highest Research Activity designation from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The university offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in disciplines ranging from the visual and performing arts to engineering and from the humanities to agriculture. With an enrollment of more than 37,000 students from around the world, Texas Tech meets the criteria for applications as a Hispanic Serving Institution with more than 25 percent of the undergraduate student body being Hispanic.
Lubbock, TX 79415