Come fly away into the world of butterflies this summer at the Cockrell Butterfly Center with Wing it! Introduce yourself to your favorite flutterers and watch the release of 100 to 200 new, greenhouse-raised butterflies into the enclosure. Get schooled on Lepidoptera in a Q&A with the CBC team during the release. Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Day through August. Free with CBC admission.
BTS – HOP – Dinosaurs of the Cretaceous
Because the Morian Hall of Paleontology is too large to tour in one evening, we are bringing back this popular series that covers the hall section by section with James Washington–now expanded to 6 sessions. All sessions are Wednesday evenings at 6 p.m.
The Cretaceous Period brought us the most dangerous herbivore of all time, the mighty Triceratops. Learn how our triceratops specimen with mummified skin has helped science proves new information about these three-horned tanks. Our five new T. rex skeletons all tell a different story that helps piece together what life was like in the Cretaceous.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 – 6:00 PM
Tickets $25, Members $15 per session.
Purchase entire 6-session package by July 5 to receive discount pricing: Nonmembers $130, Members $70.
Looking to mix things up? Join HMNS’ Young Professionals group, HMNS Catalysts, and cause a reaction! A membership program for fun, intellectual types around town to mix and mingle, become a Catalyst and take advantage of all HMNS has to offer.
Ends Friday, August 25!
Leave your table manners at the door during the Friday Feeding Frenzy at the Cockrell Butterfly Center. Watch our staff feed members of their live animal collection, including snakes, centipedes, and praying mantises. See science in action and learn how these creatures keep themselves fit and fierce! Every Friday, 9:30, 10:30, and 11:30 a.m., Memorial Day through August. Free with Butterfly Center admission.
During the hours of Friday Feeding Frenzy, Members get FREE admission to the Butterfly Center! Not a Member? Become one today!
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