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HMNS Weekly Happenings
October 24, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Spirits and Skeletons!   October 29, 2016 | 8 p.m. – midnight   Sponsored by Audi Central Houston Calling all ghosts and ghouls, monsters and mummies, witches and werewolves: Houston’s favorite Halloween party — the one and only Spirits & Skeletons — is back at HMNS! With the entire Museum open you can shake your […]

Educator How-to: Learn to Draw a Celtic Triquetra
June 20, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

At the Houston Museum of Natural Science, we know that people are as much a part of natural science as rocks and dinosaurs. That’s why we love social studies and maintain exhibits like the John P. McGovern Hall of the Americas and the Hall of Ancient Egypt. We find the development of societies fascinating! The […]

Learn Hieroglyphics When You Become a Volunteer Docent at HMNS!
May 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

by Gillian Callan Egyptian hieroglyphs. Once thought to be magic writings that contained the secrets to life, they were deciphered by Thomas Young and Jean Francois Champollion in the early 1800’s. What mysteries did they contain? For the majority of the visitors to the Hall of Ancient Egypt, the glyphs are still a mystery – […]

Amid King Tut Tumult, Hardwick Re-Caps What We Really Know About this Famous Pharaoh
May 10, 2016 · 1 Comment

Over the weekend in Cairo, conflict broke out in the archaeology community. Ground-penetrating radar has revealed peculiar results that some believe indicate additional rooms behind a solid wall in Tutankhamun’s tomb. Others reject this new theory. British Egyptologist Nicolas Reeves offered up this theory last year following scanning results that he says suggest two open […]


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Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
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DST = Daylight Savings Time.
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