Portions of the Hall of Paleontology will be closed Thursday and Friday.
The Hall of Ancient Egypt is temporarily closed.
Schedule Change Notice: Free Thursday hours are now 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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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 Night flier for more information on our package deals and activity descriptions!

Plan with us in three easy steps:

  • Step 2: Choose Your Activity Stations or a Docents to Go Program
    We have two types of stations and our Docents to Go program available—each with multiple options! Choose a minimum of any two stations, a single Docents to Go program, or both! School or group must provide at least 2 volunteers per activity station and minimum of two 6-foot tables per activity station. Docents to Go does not require volunteers.
    • Make-It Stations ($100 per 100 participants)
      These are hands-on crafting experiment-style stations in which each activity takes a few minutes.
      • Ink Chromatography
      • How Much Is A Million
      • Indicator Paper
      • Shrinking Plastic
      • Butterfly Life Cycle
      • Shaving Cream Marbling
      • Optical Illusions
      • Nautilus Stamping
    • Investigation Stations ($100 per hour, 2 hour minimum)
      At these exhibit-style exploration stations, participants can see, touch and learn more about any of the science topics below.
      • Addition and Subtraction
      • Bird Beaks
      • Fractions
      • King Arthur’s Mathematics Quest
      • Polymers
      • Shape Science
      • Sound Science
      • Venomous vs. Poisonous
    • Docents to Go ($150 per 45-minute presentation)
      • Ancient Egypt
      • Astronomy
      • Authentic Africa
      • Birds
      • Energy
      • Insects
      • Native Americans
      • Oceans
      • Paleontology Rocks and Minerals Texas Wildlife
  • Step 3: Book Your Science Night!
Sponsors: ConocoPhillips Science On Stage, Chevron Earth Science On Wheels
HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629

Get Directions Offering varies by location
HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277

Get Directions Offering varies by location
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
Get Directions Offering varies by location

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