On December 9, HMNS at Hermann Park will close at 4pm

The George Experience

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The George Observatory during the day.

Everybody loves VIP treatment! Book a field trip at the George Observatory, located in Brazos Bend State Park, and not only receive a unique insight to one of the largest public telescopes, experience a personal field trip for just your school!

Students can rotate between at least three activities:

  • Missions: Simulate space travel to the Moon and Mars in the Expedition Center where students can dress up like astronauts and work as a team to solve real-world (or real-space) problems
  • Astronomy classes: interactive demonstrations with hands-on activities
  • Walking trails: stroll through the woods and find interesting wildlife and plants

*Cost: Varies by grade level and group size

Blast into Space with adding on a Discovery Dome Showing to your package!

  • Pick your own showing that fits best for your group
  • Required 20 student minimum
  • Only $3.00 per person!

This is the perfect venue for getting your students outdoors and interacting with their environment while gaining knowledge in the areas of astronomy and problem solving!

George Observatory Scavenger Hunts

For more details about booking The George Experience, pricing, or questions about larger groups, email fieldtrips@hmns.org or contact 713-639-4659.


Important Information Regarding Packages
  • *All prices are approximations, and may vary depending on the number of students attending and availability.
  • Packages are available on a first-come first-serve basis and fill quickly, so schedule early to ensure your spot.
  • If your program of choice is unavailable, we will make every effort to create a similar itinerary that will accommodate your needs.
  • Select items may not be available during summer months; please contact fieldtrips@hmns.org for details.
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

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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