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Bringing the Museum to You

We miss having you in our halls but are excited to offer digital museum experiences right in the comfort of your home. With school closures and people staying home, bringing science to you is more important than ever. Dive into our online collection with video archives and virtual tours, connect with our social media and dig even deeper with Beyond Bones.

We want to keep creating educational content for you. If you are able and would like to support our mission of science education, please consider making a donation

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Virtual Family Movie Night

Bring the adventure of a museum overnight to your home with this fun, interactive family movie night. Paired with a viewing of Night…

Virtual Field Trips

Virtual Dinosaur Adventure Explore the clues that prehistoric creatures left behind through the process of fossilization and learn how modern-day…

Museum Adventure Boxes

Adventure Boxes combine entertainment with education.   From space to the great outdoors, they are a great way to keep your…


Virtual Outreach

With our virtual outreach programs, you can bring the excitement of HMNS into your home, classroom, library or really… anywhere! With…

Virtual Scouts

Hands-on, engaging virtual activities that help your Scout earn badges or adventures!  

Online Exhibits

Travel through time and experience the wonder of the Museum anytime and anywhere! HMNS and some of the most loved natural history…


Zoom Backgrounds

Meet at the Museum... virtually, of course! We've got Zoom backgrounds, so you can meet underneath a T. rex, among…

HMNS at Hermann Park

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


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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277


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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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The Houston Museum of Natural Science is funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that receives no federal or state funding. Tax ID # 74-1036131.