Member Benefits


Membership benefits & discounts vary according to membership level. Download our member benefits chart.

Benefits enjoyed by ALL members both in the Museum District and in Sugar Land:

  • Unlimited free admission to Museum’s permanent exhibit halls year-round
  • Free admission to the permanent exhibitions at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land
  • Discounted admission to all special ticketed exhibitions, the Cockrell Butterfly Center, the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre, and the Burke Baker Planetarium
  • Reduced rates for lectures, classes and special events
  • 10% discount on all merchandise in all Museum shops
  • Discounts for adult programs, including lectures, workshops and travel
  • Free subscription to Museum News Members’ magazine and calendar
  • Invitations to Members-only special events, previews and Stargazing Nights
  • Members-only ticket line
  • Individual –  $65

    • *Special pricing for Student (with current student ID) and Senior (over 62 with ID) memberships available for $45. Must be purchased in person at the Museum Box Office.
  • Dual – $85

    • Member benefits for two people

  • Family –  $115

    • Member benefits for two adults and up to four children or grandchildren ages 18 and under

    • Early and discounted registration for X•plorations summer camps for children and grandchildren

  • Family Plus – $150
    • Member benefits for two adults and four children, PLUS member benefits for one additional adult or one additional child
    • Early & discounted registration for X•plorations summer camps for children and grandchildren
    • 15% discount on all merchandise in Museum shops
  • Family Flex – $195
    • Membership benefits for up to 10 people
    • PRIORITY registration for X•plorations summer camps for children and grandchildren
    • 20% discount on all merchandise in all Museum shops
  • Discoverer – $275

    • Membership benefits for up to 10 people
    • Two FREE tickets for admission to special exhibitions

    • HIGH PRIORITY registration for X•plorations summer camps for children and grandchildren

    • 20% total discount on all merchandise in all Museum shops
      (Benefits valued at $72)

  • Benefactor – $550

    • Membership benefits for up to 10 people
    • Invitation for two to one President’s Circle event per year

    • Two FREE tickets for admission to special exhibitions

    • HIGH PRIORITY registration for X•plorations summer camps for children and grandchildren

    • 20% total discount on all merchandise in all Museum shops
      (Benefits valued at $152)

  • HMNS Catalysts (Young Professionals Group)
    Looking to mix things up? Join HMNS’ Young Professional group, HMNS Catalysts, and cause a reaction! A membership program for fun, intellectual types around town to mix and mingle, become a Catalyst and take advantage of all HMNS has to offer. Learn more…
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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