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CONTEST! Flashback to 1955 – and Win!
July 29, 2011 · 18 Comments

This is a guest post from Kristal Howard of Kroger – one of the generous sponsors of our current Texas! The Exhibition. She’s sharing a fascinating look back at the year 1955 – and an opportunity to win $50 in Kroger gift cards plus tickets to see Texas! The world around us is constantly changing […]

Audrey Update!
July 29, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Compare this to a photo taken last week! Audrey the corpse flower is changing every day – and like every young’un, she needs some proud parents to help her grow! Check out the video below for an update on Audrey’s progress from Zac, our horticulturist – and help us take care of her tropical environment […]

Flickr Photo of The Month: Dinosaurs!
July 29, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

E5_P6110278 by etee on Flickr There are some amazing photographers that wander the halls of HMNS – as well as the areas surrounding the Museum in Hermann Park. When we’re lucky, they share what they capture in our HMNS Flickr pool. Each month, we highlight one of these photos here on the blog. This month, […]

Dr. Bob Bakker – Special Appearance!
July 28, 2011 · 2 Comments

Dr. Robert T. Bakker, world renowned paleontologist and curator, will be making a special appearance at HMNS at Sugar Land TOMORROW (Friday, July 29th) for our Friday Family Fun Night “Dino-MITE!” Dress as a Paleontologist and enter the dynamic world of dinosaurs! Try your hand at fossil prep and discover real fossil bones! Visit the real fossil petting […]

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