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Unmasking Everyday Superheroes with HMNS Outreach!
January 24, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Up in the sky, look! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Wait, no, it actually is a bird, flying faster than most cars. Superpowers, such as the Flash-like super speed of the peregrine falcon above, are abundant throughout the natural world and specifically highlighted by several specimens in the HMNS Outreach collection. In addition to a […]

See some real stars this Spring Break at the George Observatory — now with extended hours!
February 19, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

While some folks might think sun and sand for Spring Break, we’re thinking moon and stars. The George Observatory — an HMNS satellite facility located inside Brazos Bend State Park — will be open for two additional days over Spring Break this year: Tuesday, March 12 and Thursday, March 14 from 5 to 10 p.m. […]

Bringing the wonder to you: Science on Stage
July 26, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

We’ve got permanent exhibit halls, special exhibitions and an entire basement full of classrooms for camp and education. But did you know that we can bring HMNS to you? HMNS outreach programs — which include Science on Stage, Docents To Go, Wildlife on Wheels, Discovery Dome, Bugs on Wheels and more — can be booked […]

Discovery Dome hits the George Observatory for weekends this summer!
May 30, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Summers at the George Observatory are about to get a whole lot sweeter. In addition to our normal (but extraordinary) telescope viewings and astronomy lectures, beginning June 1, we’ll also have our portable planetarium — the Discovery Dome — on-hand Friday and Saturday nights through Aug. 25. This young astronomer loves the Discovery Dome! Each […]



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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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