Due to the rapidly changing weather, the museum will be closed today, September 22, 2020, for the safety of all employees.

Zoom Backgrounds


Meet at the Museum… virtually, of course!

We’ve got Zoom backgrounds, so you can meet underneath a T. rex, among the stars or back in ancient Egypt. Share a little science in your next team meeting or group hang. Browse below:


Paleontology Picks


Ancient Egypt


Under the Dinosaurs


From Death by Natural Causes


Museum Moments

HMNS at Hermann Park

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


Get Directions Offering varies by location
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
Get Directions Offering varies by location

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