Nov 17-25, HMNS at Hermann Park will be open from 9am-6pm. We will be closed on Thanksgiving.

The Hamill Gallery (Life in Stone exhibit) will be closed from November 13-20


Be sure to purchase your tickets in advance! Tickets at the George Observatory sell out quickly.

Lunar Eclipse

Every so often, the Moon passes directly behind the earth and into its shadow. The night of January 20 is…

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…

Geminid Meteor Shower

Wednesday, December 12th 5:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m. (weather permitting) Public: $7 per person Members: $4 per person Normal park entrance fees…

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

Enjoy an evening under the stars at the George Observatory inside Brazos Bend State Park. Expert astronomers are available to…

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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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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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