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Lou The Corpse Flower : Why He Smells So Bad And Why We Should Be Excited When He Blooms
May 16, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

  By Jeff Cummins, Horticulturist at the Cockrell Butterfly Center in the Houston Museum of Natural Science     The Cockrell Butterfly Center was graced (?) a couple of weeks ago by a very special event. One of our corpse flowers, Lou, bloomed for the very first time! Lou is an Amorphophallus peaeoniifolius, a smaller species […]

7 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
May 11, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

It’s been more than two weeks since the International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes opened here at HMNS. For those of you who have not read about the exhibit yet, it’s basically an interactive  nineteenth century crime scene and traditional historical exhibition rolled into one. Visitors can try their hand at helping Holmes interpret a mock […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
April 30, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – The Story of the Sword by Don Halter Warfare changes with the technology of the day. Historian and historical bladesmith, Donald Halter, will detail the evolution of edged and blunt force trauma weapons in medieval times. This presentation will include an overview of the advancement of iron and steel from the inception of […]

A Sneak Peak At Our Upcoming Members Spring Sip and Shop Event!
April 25, 2018 · 2 Comments

By Kim Vera, Membership Copywriter at HMNS Have you checked the calendar lately? With Mother’s Day fast approaching finding that perfect gift might be more challenging than you thought it would be. But no worries, Sip and Shop is back! Once again HMNS is offering an evening of shopping, crafting and overall fun with our spring Sip […]



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