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New Blogger! Meet Susanna, HMNS Construction Project Manager
October 1, 2010 · 2 Comments

If you’ve been by the Museum lately, you may have noticed the giant hole in the ground between the Butterfly Center and the parking garage – as well as the steady stream of dump trucks along Hermann Drive. Construction of our new wing is solidly underway, and I’m excited to introduce our newest blogger! Susanna […]

HMNS’ 100th year comes to a close…
December 31, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

And what a year it’s been! All throughout 2009, we’ve celebrated our hundredth year in Houston with a dedicated web site, a series of 100 fun family events; a showcase of our 100 favorite/most amazing/coolest artifacts; a video series with our longest-serving staff (the record is 39 years!), and a contest (which you can still […]

HMNS@100 – Meet Irene Offeman
April 30, 2009 · 1 Comment

 The Downtown Public Library in 1922, at the time the museum was housed here. This year, the Houston Museum of Natural Science is one hundred years old. And, it got me to thinking, “What was Houston like when we got started?” Here’s a little taste of history: In 1909, President Taft had a procession down […]

Making way for BODY WORLDS, the changing face of the HMNS basement
August 20, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Last Friday was the last day of Xplorations summer camp. The Education crew said goodbye to our amazing staff of teachers and teaching assistants and packed up all of our camp supplies, posters, and camp furniture. When we arrived on Monday morning after a restful weekend (finally, a weekend with no Summer camp preparations) it was time to […]


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