Portions of the Hall of Paleontology will be closed Thursday and Friday.
The Hall of Ancient Egypt is temporarily closed.
Schedule Change Notice: Free Thursday hours are now 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Dissection Labs

Contact educationquestions@hmns.org for scheduling questions.
Group Rates Corporations and Groups get discounted admission. Learn More
Book Your Party Give your child an unforgettable birthday party. Learn More
Become A Member Members get 10-20% Museum store, discounted admission + more. Learn More

Bringing a group to HMNS or HMNS Sugar Land? Explore science, nature and history in our interactive science labs which feature specimens, artifacts and laboratory equipment.

Each lab lasts one hour and accommodates up to 25 students. Labs cost range between $20 and *$250 per lab (for Dissection Lab*) and include admission to the Museum’s Permanent Exhibit Halls for participating students and their chaperones.

Dissection Labs* – Sugar Land

Featuring dissections for grades 5-10.

The Eyes Have It (September at HMNS and September 24th in Sugar Land) – Blind spots, color blindness, or myopia a problem? Come find out why as you take an inside look at the eye and see how it functions. Includes eyeball dissection.

Colossal Calamari (October at HMNS and October 29th in Sugar Land) – Learn about internal and external anatomy of a common cephalopod, the squid through dissection. Learn how the squid differs from other mollusk in this inky dissection. Includes squid dissection.

Located Here
HMNS at Sugar Land

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


Get Directions Offering varies by location

Stay in the know. Join our mailing list.



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.