HMNS at Hermann Park will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 31.
The Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals will be closed for renovations Jan. 27–30.

Trains Over Texas

November 18, 2016 - February 20, 2017
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Create holiday memories by travelling across Texas by model railroad in this scratch built “O” scale model. The multiple trains crisscrossing the state will visit important and unique places in the state’s geology and physiography. Destinations include oil country salt domes, prairies and wetlands of the Texas coast and state and national monuments such as Enchanted Rock, Pedernales Falls, The Balcones Escarpment and Big Bend National Park. Along the routes to these geologic wonders the trains will also pass through Galveston, Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio with other surprises along the route.

This exhibit (the size of a tennis court) is the largest indoor “O” scale model railroad in Texas. Its been nine months in the making and it pulls into HMNS on November 18th. Don’t miss what is sure to become a holiday tradition!

Free with museum admission.

Exhibition support provided by The Carruth Foundation, Inc.
Glen A. Rosenbaum

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.


Boxcar Orders Available Now!

When you visit Trains Over Texas at HMNS, now you can see your very own custom boxcar roll by on…

Located Here
HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


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