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Dissection Labs

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Bringing a group to HMNS or HMNS Sugar Land? Explore science, nature and history in our interactive science labs which feature specimens, artifacts and laboratory equipment.

Each lab lasts one hour and accommodates up to 25 students. Labs cost range between $165 per lab and $200 (for Dissection Lab*) and include admission to the Museum’s Permanent Exhibit Halls.


Dissection Labs
Featuring dissections for grades 5-10

  • Whooo’s There? (September at HMNS)
    Find out what’s on the menu as you deconstruct an owl pellet. Includes dissection.
  • Mud Puppy Mania (October at HMNS and October 28th in Sugar Land)
    Enter the world of a freshwater predator, the Mud Puppy, and see what makes this salamander unique. Includes dissection.
  • Seeing Stars (January at HMNS)
    Not the kind that twinkle, but the kind that crawl. Dive deep into this class about the starfish and its Echinoderm cousins. Includes starfish dissection.
  • Waste Not, Want Not (March at HMNS)
    From filtration to waste removal, investigate the body fluid balancer, the kidney. Includes mammalian kidney dissection.
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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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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