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The Collections Team on the Road to Reopening
May 15, 2020 · Be The First To Comment

During the time HMNS has been closed, constant attention is given to ensure that collections and buildings are safe and secure and that all systems are functioning as they should. Assigned staff has been making routine checks, paying close attention to collections in special storage. While another portion of the staff has been working throughout […]

Useful Today, Useful Tomorrow: Record Keeping with HMNS Collections
April 20, 2020 · Be The First To Comment

People who dedicate their life to a museum of course have a love for artifacts, specimens, etc.¬† We also LOVE information in the many forms found in a museum: paper files, old hand-written inventory and accession books, the small paper tags attached to each item, little notes left behind on a shelf next to an […]

HMNS @ Home | Meet the Collections Team
April 2, 2020 · 2 Comments

HMNS staff working from home.  On what?  Science.  Naturally. As you may have seen on our social media pages, in the interest of the safety of both visitors and staff, the Houston Museum of Natural science has had to temporarily close its doors. So what is a Museum Collections Department to do during a time […]



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