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Special Exhibitions


Life in Stone

Gem Carvings by Gerd Dreher Gerd Dreher is widely regarded as the most talented carver of gemstones to have ever…

Death by Natural Causes

Snakes. Spiders. Sharks.  The things you fear are the least of your worries! Death by Natural Causes will introduce patrons…

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The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

Museum visitors will learn how Sherlock Holmes, a scientific expert ahead of his time, used seemingly trivial observations of clues…

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Curator's Choice

On average, the Houston Museum of Natural Science adds 3,000–5,000 new artifacts and specimens to the Permanent Collections each year.…

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is an international showcase of the very best in nature photography. It is…

Tourmaline Treasures

The Houston Museum of Natural Science presents an intimate “jewel-box” exhibition of the world’s finest naturally crystallized tourmalines in the…

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