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Hurricane Harvey Update
August 31, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

        This week the community that we are so proud to be a part of has suffered a devastating loss. In the midst of that suffering, many of you reached out to see how the museum was faring and if the collections were safe. We could not be more humbled, grateful and […]

Thank you, HMNS Volunteers!
November 28, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

It takes much more than a village to successfully operate an organization like HMNS. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is one of the most visited museums in the country, but the experiences of each patron would not be the same without the hard work and dedication of the more than 1,000 active volunteers helping […]

Just another day at HMNS: Angry rattlesnakes, gecko cooling and non-stop learning in the Education Department
August 17, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

The conversation starts innocently enough. “So, how was your day?” asks my husband. “Well,” I say, “the short version goes like this: After I spent an hour with my arms held over my head wedged inside the gecko tank to extend its misting system, I asked my Director of Education to help me transfer our […]

Check out your new HMNS with a video tour of the new Dan L Duncan Family Wing and Hall of Paleontology!
June 5, 2012 · 14 Comments

The Dan L Duncan Family Wing is complete, and, as of Saturday, our brand new Hall of Paleontology is open to the public. And we’re all incredibly excited about it! Our hunky horticulturist is thrilled about the new and improved HMNS. After years of hard work behind-the-scenes, months of planning and plenty of press, we’re […]


HMNS at Hermann Park

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


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HMNS at Sugar Land

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


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George Observatory

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

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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