Support HMNS

With a little generosity from friends like you, our mission can continue. Help HMNS improve our community through natural science education.


The vision and generosity of countless donors have allowed the Houston Museum of Natural Science to grow and thrive. The Museum is dedicated to creating and implementing innovative exhibitions and programs that address the interests and needs of our community. Our programs are essential in helping to foster a scientifically literate society, and require resources beyond admission and program fees. The Museum is grateful for the support of individuals, corporations and foundations that further the mission of preserving and advancing the general knowledge of natural science.

There are many ways you can support HMNS.

The Museum’s most recent IRS Form 990 is available on GuideStar.

Annual Fund

The Annual Fund is the heart of the Museum’s fundraising efforts and provides for the basic needs of the institution.…

Corporate Support

For more information, please contact  Cindy Geiser at or Katie Winston at Raise the visibility of your company within…

Curator's Circle

Please contact Sveta Darnell to join the Curator's Circle, or call her at (713) 639-4734. The Curator's Circle honors a…

Donor Events

Each year, the Houston Museum of Natural Science hosts a number of donor events where our supporters gather to celebrate…


The vision and generosity of countless donors have allowed the Houston Museum of Natural Science to grow and thrive. The…

Giving Tuesday

Many people make our museum a great place – scientists, teachers, builders, designers, artists, accountants, fundraisers, students, collectors, donors and…

Legacy Society

The HMNS Legacy Society is a donor recognition society that honors individuals who provide for the Museum’s future in their…

Memorial & Tribute

Memorial and Tribute gifts allow you to honor and remember family, friends, clients and colleagues in a unique way while…

President's Circle

The President’s Circle is an essential source of funding for HMNS. Gifts to the Annual Fund of $2,000 and above…

Other Ways to Give

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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

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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The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that receives no federal or state funding. Tax ID # 74-1036131.