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Night at the Museum

Use Science to “Hack” Your Big Idea this Weekend at HMNS!
March 31, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Calling all particle physicists, designers, open source ninjas, molecular biologists, students, programmers, and rocket scientists to join forces at Science Hack Day Houston 2016, hosted by the Houston Museum of Natural Science! Science Hack Day Houston is an overnight marathon event from April 2 to 3, open to anyone excited about making things through science. […]

Attention Movie Lovers: Now you too can spend a “Night at the Museum” with overnights at HMNS!
October 30, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: This post was written by Julia Russell, HMNS Overnight Program Coordinator and Curator of Education Collections. Movies have the power to entertain and transport us, and yes, maybe even teach us a thing or two. We laugh, we cry, we… go to museums? Over the past decade, movies have increasingly inspired moviegoers to follow […]

Night at the Museum 2 wages war on IMAX – opening today!
May 22, 2009 · 1 Comment

One of the many duties of the Chief Projectionist is to assemble films.  Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian, like the first film, is 32 separate reels.  Each reel is carefully wound to the projection system reel unit, which can take 8 – 10 minutes at a time.  Every reel is numbered to indicate […]

Never a Dull Moment
March 30, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

A coat of chain mail armor from the Genghis Khan exhibt now on display at HMNS. Find out more here As the Houston Museum of Natural Science prepares to show the sequel to the hugely popular Night at the Museum, I could not help but think how interesting a “day at the museum” sometimes can […]


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