Special Exhibits

Temporary & Outreach Exhibits

Artifacts from the No Stone Unturned Temporary Exhibit at the Museum of the Coastal Bend in Victoria TXNo Stone Unturned: A Lifetime of Archaeology--The Ben McReynolds Collection

Ben McReynolds is an archaeological steward for Goliad County, a CoBALT member, and a MCB volunteer. He has recently donated an extensive array of artifacts to the MCB, including painted pebbles, projectile points, and bone and shell tools. No Stone Unturned honors McReynolds’ lifetime of responsible collecting. Members' preview event is Thursday, April 22; the exhibit opens to the public on Friday, April 23, 2021 and will be on view through 2022. Located in MCB temporary gallery.

Historic Ranching Photographs

This installation of iconic ranching photographs are drawn from the museum’s popular temporary exhibit, Cattle Boom! Located at Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex, 2nd floor, 7403 Lone Tree Road, Victoria. Visit during regular business hours, M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and during events. 

Outreach Exhibit: Where Texas History Began

This exhibit is an overview of our favorite topics: Texas’ earliest people, French colonists, Spanish missionaries, and early ranch workers. Stop by City Hall and discover how these seemingly different people had more in common than you might think! Victoria City Hall, 105 W. Juan Linn St., Victoria. Viewing hours are M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Outdoor Exhibits

The Journey: Victoria College Through the Decades

Examine the varying roles of VC since its inception in 1925. Learn how VC responded to student and community needs and outside influences such as wars, social movements, and the economy. Sponsored by VC Foundation.

Shpwreck outline at the Museum of the Coastal Bend in Victoria, TXLa Belle Shipwreck Interpretive Area

Stand inside the to-scale outline of the ship's deck, and experience the conditions undergone by the crew and passengers on La Salle's ship, La Belle.

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