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Educator's Guide

Outreach Programs


HMNS offers a variety of Outreach Programs which can bring an exciting field trip experience right to your classroom or event!

With TEKS-aligned presentations great for all grades and audience sizes, our Outreach Programs offer a unique opportunity to learn firsthand from Museum experts, featuring encounters with real specimens and artifacts from our collections.

From libraries to senior centers, summer camps to family festivals, and more, our programs are adaptable to any age level, flexible in scheduling, affordable, and FUN!

Planning a Science Night?

Ask about our Activity Station packages! Customize a themed event at your school by choosing multiple interactive outreach presentations, hands-on science activities and investigation stations. Email outreach@hmns.org for details.

Mix and match your favorite programs with our new Outreach Packages!

Check out our all-new packages which group Outreach Programs together by themes, ranging from the survival mechanisms of wildlife to the expansive reach of the Lone Star State! Explore the cosmos or the very ground you stand upon, and discover the technology that makes our civilization go! Or take what you are learning and apply it to the world of forensic science! Take the work out of planning your HMNS Outreach experience with these exciting packages!

Learn more about education programs at HMNS, including Labs, teacher workshops and more in our School Year Programs Guide!

Hear from the teachers of Passmore Elementary why they love HMNS Outreach!


Outreach & Accessibility

We strive to make every aspect of HMNS accessible, so let us bring a little bit of the Museum to…

Outreach Packages

Choose from a wide variety of TEKS-aligned themes to plan your programs, and then let us do the rest! Our…

Wildlife on Wheels

Live animals and real Museum specimens give students of all ages a unique, hands-on opportunity to dive into life science!…


ConocoPhillips Science on Stage

Explore concepts in chemistry, energy and physics through thrilling large-group presentations, involving interactive demonstrations and the help of student volunteers!…

Bugs on Wheels

Giant katydids, hissing cockroaches, exotic beetles, and beautiful butterflies will fascinate students of all ages during fun, hands-on presentations. Our…

Discovery Dome

Full-dome presentations covering the solar system, earth science, ancient history, the human body, and more take students on incredible adventures.…


Chevron Earth Science on Wheels

From crystals to claws and teeth to Triceratops skin, students will be blown away by the wonders of earth science.…

Science Start

Designed for Grades K-2! Basic science concepts come to life through fun, interactive demonstrations focusing on curiosity, inquiry and experimentation.…

Docents to Go

During a Docents To Go presentation, our expert volunteer docents will visit your organization with real Museum artifacts and specimens! Each…


Onsite Outreach

Add an on-site Outreach Program to your next group visit or special event! Choose from any of our available programs.…

Science Night

From programs to activities, our Science Night packages help you save time and money, making planning your event a cinch! Download our Science…

Book An Outreach Program

Please fill out our online form here to submit a request for an HMNS Outreach Program at your next event.…


Craft Cards

Got a special business card from an Outreach presenter? Turn it into a craft you can share with your class!…

Grants

Writing a grant? We can help! Grant opportunities can provide a great source of funding for your Outreach Program visit.…


Outreach Program Policies

Familiarize yourself with our listed policies and procedures before our visit to make the program go as smoothly as possible.…

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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Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
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