From December 20 to January 4, the Museum will be open from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. The Museum will be CLOSED Christmas Day, December 25.

3 Ways To Enjoy HMNS

1 HMNS 5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030 (713) 639-4629
2HMNS at Sugar Land13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas (281) 313-2277
3George Observatory 21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas (281) 242-3055
Exhibitions, venues, events and classes vary by location.

Getting to HMNS

HMNS is located in Hermann Park across the street from Miller Outdoor Theater with close proximity to Highways 59, 288 and the 610 Loop.

Mailing Address:

5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston Texas 77030-1799

GPS Address:

5800 Caroline Street
Houston, TX 77030

Parking

Parking is available in our 6-story garage located on Caroline, just south of Hermann Drive. Parking is just $5 for Museum members, $10 for nonmembers with Museum ticket stub and $20 for all others. In addition, some curbside parking is available near the Museum entrance and in Hermann Park. On weekends additional parking is available at Park Plaza Garage at the corner of Caroline and Ewing Street, one block north of HMNS. Rates range from $5 (minimum) to $9 (maximum).

School Bus Parking Map
 

Ride METRO Light Rail

Take advantage of the convenience of METRO's Light Rail. The "Museum District" rail stop is only three blocks from the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Metro Rail map and schedule.
 

From Highway 59

If coming from the North on 59:
  • Exit Fannin and turn left on Fannin.
  • Turn left onto Binz or Ewing.
  • Turn right on Caroline.
  • The Museum will be located on the right hand side.
If coming from the Southwest on 59:
  • Exit Main and continue through the stoplight at Main.
  • At the second light, turn right onto Fannin.
  • Turn left onto Southmore, Binz or Ewing.
  • Turn right onto Caroline.
  • The Museum will be located on the right hand side.

From Highway 45


Coming from the South on I-45:
  • Take I-45 north.
  • Take exit 46B to merge onto highway US-59 South towards Victoria.
  • Take the Fannin exit.
  • Make a left onto Fannin.
  • Make a left at Binz or Ewing.
  • Make a right at the first stop sign, Caroline. The Houston Museum of Natural Science will be on your right.

From I-10


Coming from the West on I-10:
  • Take I-10 east.
  • Take exit 763 and merge onto highway I-610 south.
  • Take exit 8A and merge onto highway US-59 north.
  • Take the Main St exit.
  • Continue through the light at Main Street, and then take a right at Fannin.
  • Turn left at Binz or Ewing.
  • Turn right on Caroline.
  • The museum will be on your right after you cross over Ewing street, about 5 blocks down.
Coming the east on I-10:
  • Take I-10 West.
  • Take exit 770A on the left to merge onto US-59 south.
  • Take the Fannin exit.
  • Make a left onto Fannin.
  • Make a left at at Binz or Ewing.
  • Make a right at the first stop sign, Caroline. The Houston Museum of Natural Science will be on your right.

From Highway 288


If coming from the North on 288:
  • Exit Binz/Calumet.
  • At the second light, turn right onto Binz. Continue on Binz.
  • Turn left onto Caroline. Continue on Caroline.
  • The Museum's parking garage will be located on the right.
If coming from the South on 288:
  • Exit Binz.
  • Turn left on Binz.
  • Turn left on Caroline.
  • After crossing Hermann Drive, the Museum will be on your right.

From South Loop 610 or the Medical Center


If coming from South Loop 610 or the Medical Center:
  • Use Fannin or Main heading north.
  • Turn right onto Montrose.
  • You will go past the Sam Houston statue and onto Hermann Park Drive.
  • The Museum will be located on the left hand side. Turn left onto Caroline for the Museum’s parking garage.
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