All of our facilities are closed now through April 30.

Erin Mills

Erin Mills is the Director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Entomology from Texas A&M and is a Board Certified Entomologist. She spent her first 11 years at HMNS caring for the Cockrell Butterfly Center’s live arthropod collection and she developed the Bugs on Wheels program back in 2006. She hopes to inspire kids everywhere to love insects as much as she does!

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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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