HMNS at Hermann Park
The Cockrell Butterfly Center will be closed to the public Saturday, February 25 from 9 am to 1 pm. The Museum will be closed Saturday, March 4.

Scout Overnight


Tigers, Cubs, Bears, and Webelos are invited to spend a night at the Houston Museum of Natural Science! Get the opportunity to see HMNS after hours, participate in a museum-wide scavenger hunt, and see a Burke Baker Planetarium show before settling down to sleep in one of our exhibition halls.

Admission includes:

  • A late night snack
  • After-hours hall exploration
  • Continental breakfast
  • Admission to the Museum’s exhibition halls on the Saturday following the Overnight
  • Parking in the HMNS garage
  • A commemorative HMNS Overnight patch

We are also offering Scout classes exclusively for Overnight participants! Earn an Adventure Loop or Adventure Pin after your overnight at HMNS and get an early start on Saturday morning with our 8:30am classes. Pricing and class offerings will be posted Fall 2016.

The next Scout Overnight will be on Friday, November 4, 2016! Registration for this event is now closed. If you’re interested in booking a private overnight for your scout pack, please email overnights@hmns.org.

Email overnights@hmns.org if you have any questions about the program. We look forward to seeing you and your Cub Scouts for a night at the museum!

Are you a Girl Scout or do you have a group of 40 or more and want to set your own date?
Check out our VIP Overnight program! With our VIP Overnights, you can select your own date and customize your experience.

Email overnights@hmns.org or visit our Overnights page for more information.

Girls Scouts are also invited to attend our annual GEMS Overnight. For more information, visit our GEMS page.

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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