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.
2021 Summer Camps at HMNS Print Catalog

From Art Smart to Weird Science, explore available summer camps and get information on registration.

Download 2021 Catalog

Before & After Camp

Three museum visitors look over into the Glassell Hall and observe Mars, A sculpture by Luke Jerram.


(Not available in Sugar Land the weeks of June 7-11, June 28-July 2, July 19-23, and August 9-10)

Before and After Camp provide a fun and safe experience for campers ages 6-12 who need to arrive before 10 a.m. or stay after 3 p.m. All campers are supervised by adults.  Extended Day is only available to registered HMNS summer campers.


  • $50, 8 – 10 AM, Five Day Week
  • $40, 8 – 10 AM, Four Day Week

Registrants must be checked in at the sign-in table in the museum each morning.
Registrants are supervised as they play games or watch a movie. Registrants are escorted to their classroom at 9:45 a.m.


  • $60, 3 – 5:30 PM, Five Day Week
  • $48, 3 – 5:30 PM, Four Day Week

Registrants are escorted to the after classrooms at the end of the day.  Registrants are supervised as they play games or socialize in the classrooms. A snack is provided in the afternoon.  Registrants must be picked up by 5:30 p.m., after which an extra charge of $1.00 per minute will be applied.

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

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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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