Our Posts

HMNS Curates Your Holiday Visit
December 20, 2021 · Be The First To Comment

We understand. By now you probably have a good amount of cabin fever still burning from the inside out after being cooped up all of 2020 and you’re itching to get back into the exhibit halls. Yet with announcement after announcement of this renovation and that opening exhibit, you may be a bit overwhelmed and […]

Volunteer Spotlight | Kayla LaFrance
December 14, 2021 · Be The First To Comment

The George Observatory could not have survived without numerous amateur astronomers over the years! We want to thank our many volunteers who continue to generously share their time and talents so that visitors may see images from a variety of telescopes and enjoy the night sky. How and when did you get interested in astronomy? […]

What Was ‘The Christmas Star’?
December 13, 2021 · Be The First To Comment

Have you ever wondered what the Christmas star was? There are several astronomical events we can look at to see if there is a basis for the star mentioned in relation to the birth of Jesus. The Bible states: Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise […]

Comet Leonard | December 2021 Sky Happenings
December 2, 2021 · Be The First To Comment

Venus remains in the evening sky one more month. Venus outshines everything except the Sun and the Moon, so it is unmistakable low in the southwest at dusk. Late in the month, Venus returns towards the Sun’s glare, where it will become invisible right after New Year’s Day. Jupiter and Saturn remain well placed for evening […]

The Latest From Our YouTube Channel


Become An HMNS Member

With a membership level for everyone; Don't just read about it, see it.

View All Membership Levels

Most Popular Posts of All Time

Katydid!…Did she?

Olive – a Giant Long-Legged Katydid from Malaysia – was with us for only a few days, however, she left us with a precious gift; her eggs! Now, will those eggs hatch? We’re keeping our fingers crossed over here that we’ll soon be seeing some cute little katydid babies! This insect has quickly become my […]

Butterfly Pinning How To

Have you ever seen a piece of art or craft that you think to yourself “I could do that!” but of course you never act on it?  Well, some people do act on that impulse and I’m going to show you how to do just that.  Every now and then I get a phone call from […]

Latest Comments

Fill in the Blanks with Accessibility Programs Manager Matti Hammett

Marcena Lamb · December 30, 2021, 11:10 pm

What is a sensory backpack?

Inside Discovery Guides: Why you should consider a museum tour with a concierge

Viet Ba Nguyen · December 20, 2021, 2:58 pm

I have never known that HMNS provides this type of free services. Next time, without any doubt, I will bring my 15 years old daughter and go through the museum with a "concierge".

Editor's Picks The Real Moon Hoax That You Haven’t Heard Of Is Darwin relevant today? Oh The Hermannity! The Story of Houston’s Most Beautiful Green Space A Few Member Benefits Most HMNS Members Don’t Know About What The Loss Of The Museu Nacional in Rio de Janeiro’s Collections Means To The World What Is The Deal With Brontosaurus?!
HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629

Get Directions Offering varies by location
HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277

Get Directions Offering varies by location
George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

Get Directions Offering varies by location

Stay in the know. Join our mailing list.