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Hummingbirds of the Night
November 11, 2008 · 3 Comments

A few nights ago I saw what I thought was a hummingbird – out way past its bedtime – whirring around the fragrant, long-tubed blooms of the Rangoon creeper in my back yard.  As I watched, several more of these curfew-breakers appeared, working the flowers all up and down the fence.  I soon realized that […]

Summer Encounters – Around the House
August 6, 2008 · 7 Comments

photo credit: mannyh808 Summertime in Houston has been very exciting for me. This is my second summer living here and each year I discover new animals.  Last year, I was thrilled to learn about Anoles, Mediterranean House Geckos, and of course, American Alligators. My first job at the Museum was to assist in teaching field camp during […]


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

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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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