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International Treasure Trove Discovered Right Here At The Cockrell Butterfly Center! (Kind of….)
March 8, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

                When we work in the Cockrell Butterfly Center, we often talk to guests from many different countries around the world, but most of the time there is no way for us to know just how far our patrons have come. Recently we got a glimpse into the travels of our patrons in […]

Dead Reckoning: Part 2 of our Geocache Adventure
July 14, 2009 · 3 Comments

UPDATE: We have recieved comments from several of our treasure hunters asking whether the treasure had already been claimed. When we went to check on it – still there! – we realized a some additional information might be necessary – as well as a new (clearer) starting point. If you’re planning to try again (or […]

Mourning the Dearly Departed
August 11, 2008 · 5 Comments

August 24 is the last day to see our Geopalooza exhibit. This exhibit features a great many geological treasures: meterorites, trilobites, agates and of course geodes. To commemorate the departure of this exhibit, and to see if our readers are as adventurous as I hope you are, I am posting these two related images. One is a small handfull of cut […]

There be pirates at the museum
August 7, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Watch out because there be pirates at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, no, really there are.  As summer comes to a close and the beginning of school approaches, there is a band of brainy pirates lurking and learning in the basement of the Museum.  Instead of menacing the high seas, these pirates are learning all […]



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