Add-on Presentations

Parties are customizable with one-of-a-kind add-on programs! Purchasing an add-on will extend the party by 30 minutes, making it a 2 ½ hour party (extended time is an option). Contact your party planner for more information.

  • Art Bike: $100/hour
    NEW! Learn about the science of centrifugal force and create stunning works of spin art with our Art Bike! Guests will take turns pedaling for their pals and creating art. (Bike operation recommended for ages 4 and up. Anyone can make art!)
  • Jurassic Extreme: $350*
    Want to take your dinosaur party to the next level? Book Jurassic Extreme for an exclusive 30 minute meet and greet with a walking dinosaur from Houston’s own Jurassic Extreme. Don’t forget your camera!
  • Wildlife on Wheels: $275
    Whether it’s creepy and crawly or cuddly and cute, we have the critter you want. Guests can experience a live animal presentation when they drop in for a visit. Animal availability may vary. (Recommended for children 4 years and older. Presentation lasts 45 minutes.)
  • Bugs on Wheels: $275
    From giant millipedes to hissing cockroaches, stunning walking sticks and more, your guests will be amazed! Our insect experts will introduce your guests to a bug’s world. Insect availability may vary. (Recommended for children 5 years and older. Presentation lasts 45 minutes.)
  • Discovery Dome Theater: $275
    Enjoy a private 30-minute show of your choice in our inflatable dome. There are over 30 films to choose from.
  • Expedition Center Mission: $275
    The Expedition Center is a learning experience that engages children, transforming them into scientists, engineers or researchers on a simulated space expedition. Mission lasts for an hour and is for up to 20 children. (Recommended for children 8 years and older.)
  • Magician: $275
    Our magician will astound guests with his mystifying magic! (Recommended for children 5 years and older. Presentation lasts 45 minutes.)
  • Butterfly Release: $175
    Give your kids the unique experience of releasing live butterflies into our Cockrell Butterfly Center rainforest! (Includes 20 butterflies, only available for butterfly themed parties, and does not extend the party time.)
  • Face Painter: $150
    Anything and everything your child (and their friends) can dream up can be painted on their face or arm. (Recommended for all age groups. Presentation lasts 60 minutes.)
  • Balloon Artist: $125
    From swords to Disney characters and everything in between, our balloon artists will delight your guests with their creations. (Recommended for all age groups. Presentation lasts 60 minutes.)
  • Extra Tour/Planetarium: $125
    Interested in more than one tour? Add an extra tour (Dinosaur, Butterfly, or Egypt) to your party so everyone will get to experience more of what the museum has to offer. You can also add a planetarium show to your party too!
  • Extra Time: $100
    Just plain need more time? You can purchase an extra 30 minutes to get the most out of your party.

*When selecting Jurassic Extreme as the included add-on to a deluxe party, a $75 fee will apply.

We offer photography packages with Little Branch Photo. Please download the photography package flier 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

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