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 Xplorations 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 Xplorations 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 Xplorations 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 Xplorations 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 Xplorations 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…

* One named card holder from the household must be present to receive member benefits. Memberships cannot be transferred or used between separate households.

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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