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Go on tour with HMNS! We plan educational trips to international destinations. Full itineraries for the following trips will be available soon.


The Royal Tour with Dr. Zahi Hawass
March 22 – April 2, 2016

Dr. Zahi Hawass, world-renowned Egyptologist, is hosting a trip of a lifetime for HMNS. Dr. Hawass will take you beyond the beaten tourist path to visit hidden archeological sites not accessible to the general public. This will include a private visit to the Great Pyramid interior and the great Sphinx in Cairo. While in Luxor City, our group will have an exclusive evening in the Temple of Luxor after the tourists have been cleared. Dr. Hawass will show you his most recent excavations on the Giza Plateau as well as the Valley of the Kings in Luxor. His presence is essential for the private access we will be given to these sites. Fadel Gad, your tour guide, is an Egyptologist who worked for the Egyptian Department of Antiquities and conducted excavations in Lower and Upper Egypt. Dr. Dirk Van Tuerenhout, HMNS curator of anthropology, and Tom Hardwick, HMNS curator of Egyptology will also accompany the group. We hope you join us in this unique opportunity to visit Egypt, one of the most fascinating destinations in the world.

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HMNS at Hermann Park

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

Hours
Monday - Sunday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Free Thursdays* 2:00PM - 5:00PM
* Only Permanent Exhibits are Free.
Last Ticket for Butterfly Center, Exhibitions and Giant Screen Theatre: 4:00PM.
Last Ticket for Planetarium: 4:30PM
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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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