Events


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Moon-gazing Special Event

See where man first stepped on the Moon! This year marks 50 years since human beings reached for the stars…

Apollo Day

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing! Celebrate the past, present and future landings on the moon with speakers…

Rocket Day

Bring your junior Rocket enthusiasts out for a day of rocket launches and a mission to the Moon! Kids learn…

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Astronomy Day

October 5th 3:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.  Make plans to attend Astronomy Day at the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s George Observatory…

Baby Boomers

Bring your mini Rocket enthusiasts out for a day of rocket launches! Your tikes learn about rockets and how they…

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Starry Night: A VIP Experience

This event is for ages 16 and up only. Join our Director of Astronomy for an exclusive special viewing of…

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Member's Night at the George Observatory

Our June 14 Member's Night has been cancelled due to flooding in the park. Enjoy an evening under the stars…

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Family Space Day

Astronauts of all ages—kids and adults—can fly to the Moon with NASA volunteers in the Expedition Center. Great fun for…

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Located Here
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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