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Roach races, edible bugs, a mad scientist + more! Join us at HMNS Sugar Land for Spooktacular 2012
October 19, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Looking for a Halloween celebration that’s more treat and less trick? Join us at HMNS Sugar Land on Sunday, Oct. 28 for Spooktacular, a costumed celebration for the whole family! This kid-friendly party includes our Spook House, a mad scientist, and a creepy entomologist who will offer a different kind of Halloween treat — this […]

How To: Make Terra Cotta Armor!
September 22, 2009 · 2 Comments

Check out the previous post The Clothes Make the Warrior to learn how to decipher the armor on the Terra Cotta Warriors now on display at HMNS. Then, try your hand at making your own! Materials: Large paper grocery sack Scissors Cardboard Hole-punch Brads Tape Paint (optional) Procedure: 1. Cut 150 squares out of cardboard.  The […]

What’s white and weighs 80,000 lbs.?
November 24, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

What’s white and weights 80,000 lbs.? Snow. In Houston. And no, this isn’t some strange and obscure meteorilogical event! Snow Flurry is an annual event held at the HMNS to celebrate the holiday spirit and give Houston kids the opportunity of a lifetime: to play in the snow without having to take that long car trip […]



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5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277


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21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
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Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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