HMNS at Hermann Park
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Earth Science Labs

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Our Earth Science Labs Explore Everything Earth – From The Depths Of The Ocean To Our Place In Space.
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.

Earth Science Labs

  • Our Place in Space (October at HMNS and October 27th in Sugar Land)
    To our solar system and beyond! Delve into our solar system to find out what makes it unique and see what lies outside of its bound-aries.
  • Smaller Than a Planet (February at HMNS and February 24th in Sugar Land)
    What else is in our solar system? Discover comets and asteroids, meteors and meteorites, and other bits found in space!
  • Livable Earth (April at HMNS)
    Discover the characteristics that make the Earth an ideal place for us to live!
  • Total Eclipse of the Sun (May at HMNS)
    Explore what happens during an eclipse, and prepare for our next total solar eclipse!
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

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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