Dr. Van Tuerenhout joined the Museum staff full-time in 1999. Dirk Van Tuerenhout, Ph.D., Curator of Anthropology Dr. Van Tuerenhout is an expert in human cultures, especially those of Latin America, and is well versed in archaeology and anthropology. He took part in excavations of Late Roman ruins in his….
Please help us to preserve our collections for the next generation by not using flash when taking personal pictures at HMNS and at HMNS Sugar Land. Exposure to strong lights over time causes fading and deterioration of most artifacts and specimens.
Flash photography is ONLY allowed in the Grand Hall and the rainforest of the Cockrell Butterfly Center.
Selfie sticks are not allowed anywhere in HMNS, HMNS Sugar Land and the George Observatory.
For press and any commercial photo shoots, please contact the Public Relations dept.