The Houston Museum of Natural Science will be CLOSED Thanksgiving Day. From 11/28-11/30 the museum will be open from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

3 Ways To Enjoy HMNS

1 HMNS 5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030 (713) 639-4629
2HMNS at Sugar Land13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas (281) 313-2277
3George Observatory 21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas (281) 242-3055
Exhibitions, venues, events and classes vary by location.

Rental pricing includes: 4-hour facility rental, on-site security, building supervisor, janitor and maintenance fees. Use of an additional location is available at an hourly rate with a 4-hour facility rental from January - November.  All pricing is subject to change.
 

GENERAL EVENING EVENTS(Applies to any event scheduled during January - November)
Event LocationClassroom
Capacity
Theatre
Capacity
Seated Dinner
Capacity
Cocktail Reception
Capacity
Rental
Rate


Hall of Paleontology
 
_150
Wedding Ceremony
capacity
360800$7,500
 
2nd floor:
Gems and Minerals, Hall of Malacology,
Hall of Africa and Texas Hall of Wildlife
 
__300600$5,000
 
1st Floor
 
--5201,200$8,500
1st and 2nd floors:
Permanent Exhibit Halls (Excludes Grand Hall)
 
__8201,800$10,000
 
Cullen Hall of Gems & Minerals_100
Wedding Ceremony
capacity
150200$4,000
 
Glassell Hall--200300$3,000
Wiess Energy Hall_4050100$2,500
 
Cockrell Butterfly Center Lobby_150 Wedding Ceremony
capacity
120200$2,000
 
Cockrell Butterfly Center___50 Wedding Ceremony
capacity
$1,000 / Hour
Moran Lecture Hall100220150200$1,800
Burke Baker Planetarium_200__$1,200/ Hour
Giant Screen Theatre_400__$2,500 / Hour (additional hour - $1,000)
Grand Hall__350900$4,000
 
Sundial
Outdoor location
_180120200$3,000
$1,200/Hour
 
Entire Museum
Grand Hall, 1st & 2nd Floors
Butterfly Center Lobby
  
__1,1002,500$35,000


 

GENERAL DAYTIME EVENTS(Events during January - November)
Event LocationClassroom
Capacity
Theatre
Capacity
Seated Dinner
Capacity
Cocktail Reception
Capacity
Rental
Rate
Arnold Space Hall70250150200$500/half day
$1,000/full day
Classroom9-2430-8016-4040-90$200/half day
$400/full day
Conference Room4510060100$600/half day
$1,000/full day
Moran Lecture Hall100220150200$1,200/half day
$2,000/full day
Morian Overlook -100150150$1,200/half day
$2,000/full day




 

Holiday Pricing
 

HOLIDAY EVENING EVENTS(Applies to any event scheduled during December)
Event LocationClassroom
Capacity
Theatre
Capacity
Seated Dinner
Capacity
Cocktail Reception
Capacity
Rental
Rate
Hall of Paleontology_150
Wedding Ceremony
360800$8,500
2nd floor:
Gems and Minerals, Hall of Malacology,
Hall of Africa and Texas Hall of Wildlife
 
__300600$5,500
1st Floor
 
--5201,200$9,500
1st and 2nd floors:
Permanent Exhibit Halls (excludes Grand Hall)
__8201,800$11,000
Cullen Hall of Gems & Minerals_100
Wedding Ceremony
capacity
150200$5,000
Wiess Energy Hall_4050100$3,500
Glassell Hall--200300$4,000
Cockrell Butterfly Center Lobby_150 Wedding Ceremony
capacity
120200$3,000 
Cockrell Butterfly Center___50 Wedding Ceremony
capacity
$2,500
Moran Lecture Hall100220150200$1,900
      
Burke Baker Planetarium_200__$1,200 / Hour
Giant Screen Theatre_400__$2,500 / Hour
(additional hour - $1,000)
Grand Hall__350900$5,000
Sundial
outdoor location
_180120200$4,000
$1,500/Hour
Entire Museum
Grand Hall, 1st & 2nd Floors
Butterfly Center Lobby
_-1,1002,500$35,000



 

HOLIDAY DAYTIME EVENTS(Events during December)
Event LocationClassroom
Capacity
Theatre
Capacity
Seated Dinner
Capacity
Cocktail Reception
Capacity
Rental
Rate
Arnold Space Hall70250150200$500/half day
$1,000/full day
Classroom9-2430-8016-4040-90$200/half day
$400/full day
Conference Room4510060100$600/half day
$1,000/full day
Moran Lecture Hall100220150200$1,200/half day
$2,000/full day
Morian Overlook - 100150150$1,200/half day
$2,000/full day


 

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