Travel through history in time labs

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 $165 per lab and $200 (for Dissection Lab*) and include admission to the Museum's Permanent Exhibit Halls.

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Time Labs

Age of Exploration (October)
Let’s circumnavigate the globe together as we discover the intrepid explorers who took to the seas.

Civil War Science (November )
Argued by some to be the first “modern” war, come explore what made this conflict different than those before.

Inventions of the Industrial Revolution (December)
From agrarian to urban and driven by steam, come discover the inventions that drove this revolution.

The Race for Space! (January )
Delve into the great race and explore the extreme competition between the United States and the Soviets for primacy in space.

History of Espionage (February)
Do you have what it takes to crack the case? Discover the history of the covert world of espionage.

Spice (March)
Follow the spice routes as you take a flavorful journey to investigate spices and their impact on economy, health and food.

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