Portions of the Hall of Paleontology will be closed Thursday and Friday.
The Hall of Ancient Egypt is temporarily closed.
Schedule Change Notice: Free Thursday hours are now 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Special Recognition Opportunities


At HMNS, we are thrilled to offer several unique and special recognition opportunities to our generous supporters. These opportunities include sponsorship of events, education programs, special exhibitions, Giant Screen Theatre and Planetarium showings, and more!

See below for a current list of programs and events available for sponsorship. Recognition and benefits vary with each sponsorship opportunity. For more information, please contact Nicole Conselman, Development Officer, Corporate Relations at nconselman@hmns.org or 713-639-4642.

Education Programs and Events

State-of-the-art educational programming helps HMNS engage the innate curiosity and inspire the love of learning in children of all ages. Whether virtual or in person, our hands-on approach to learning makes science fun! Available sponsorship opportunities include:

Name a Classroom

Wildlife on Wheels

Virtual Education

Science Labs

Girls Exploring Math and Science (GEMS) Program

Virtual Family Movie Nights

Educator Resources

Scouts Program

Field Trips

Travel Programs

Adult Education

Special Exhibitions

HMNS hosts numerous world-class traveling exhibitions each year. Upcoming exhibitions available for sponsorship include:

Pompeii: The Exhibition (February 12, 2021 – September 6, 2021)

Jade & Gold: Modern Taiwanese Masters (June 18, 2021 – December 5, 2021)

Wortham Giant Screen Theatre

The Museum’s Giant Screen Theatre provides thought-provoking, educational films in an immersive environment. The Theatre can be sponsored as a whole, or upcoming films for sponsorship include:

Into America’s Wild

Superpower Dogs

Dinosaurs Alive

Great Barrier Reef

Further information regarding each film can be found here.

Burke Baker Planetarium

Our Planetarium uses the world’s leading digital planetarium software and projection system, taking visitors through the universe to experience the vastness of space, roam planetary surfaces, navigate asteroid fields, and watch the latest full-dome shows. The Planetarium can be sponsored as a whole, or upcoming shows for sponsorship include:

Mystery of the Christmas Star

Black Holes

Starry Night Express

Dark Side of the Moon

Passport to the Universe

Further information regarding each show can be found here.

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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The Houston Museum of Natural Science is funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that receives no federal or state funding. Tax ID # 74-1036131.