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T. rex Week 2021 Events at Hermann Park


Victoria T. rex
Celebrate T. rex Week with us at HMNS in Hermann Park with any of these events, happening throughout the week.

ONE-TIME EVENTS:

“Big Five” Behind The Scenes Tour
Morian Hall of Paleontology

July 14, 6:30 pm
Purchase Tickets Here

The Cretaceous period was filled with many fierce creatures; Lane, Dipsy, Stan, Wyrex, and Bucky are the names of our 5 biggest dinosaur mounts displayed in the hall of paleontology at HMNS.

Join curator and paleontologist David Temple on a tour of the Museum’s five towering fossils. In this tour, you’ll get a better look at the details these fossils possess and learn how they helped scientists understand these beasts from over 60 million years ago.

Jurassic Park Jeep
Cockrell Sundial Plaza

July 11, all day

The classic Jurassic Park Jeep will be on site for photos!

Member Monday
Monday, July 12, 10 am – 2 pm

Join us to make your own insect “fossils” in Glassell Hall – then use your Member Monday voucher to visit the Cockrell Butterfly Center!

Not a member? Join during T. rex Week using the code ROAR15 for 15% off any level of membership.

ALL WEEK IN GLASSELL HALL:

T. rexes All The Time
3 – 4 pm
Monday, July 12 – Friday, July 16

Join HMNS Ecoteens as they discuss all there is to know about T. rex!

Discovery Dish featuring “Death of the Dinosaurs”
11 am – 3 pm daily
Gallery adjacent to Glassell Hall and Museum Services

What killed the dinosaurs? See how these giants lived and survived on the earth millions of years ago and even watch the cataclysmic event that led to their ultimate extinction.
The Discovery Dish is a unique open-format dome projection system offering immersive views of the universe.

ALL WEEK IN THE MORIAN HALL OF PALEONTOLOGY:

HMNS Paleo Lab
1 – 3 pm, daily

Visit the HMNS Paleo Lab to ask our resident paleontologists all your biggest questions about T. rex and other prehistoric beasts.

T. rex Scavenger Hunt

Test your paleontology knowledge with this digital scavenger hunt through the Morian Hall of Paleontology.

ALL WEEK IN THE MUSEUM STORE:

Shop our Museum Store during your visit for 10% off select dinosaur related items. Rawr!

ALL WEEK IN THE WORTHAM GIANT SCREEN THEATRE:

Dinosaurs of Antarctica tells the story of a changing environment at the bottom of the world where dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures once roamed freely in a lush landscape. As the climate changes again today, melting Antarctic ice is allowing discovery of the continent’s history-including the fossils of new dinosaurs. Now playing daily in the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre – purchase tickets here.

ALL WEEK IN THE BURKE BAKER PLANETARIUM:

What killed the dinosaurs? See how these giants lived and survived on the earth millions of years ago and even watch the cataclysmic event that led to their ultimate extinction in Death of the Dinosaurs. Featuring animations, on-site locations of dinosaur fossil discoveries, and even HMNS’ world-class Hall of Paleontology, you’ll feel like you are right there with them from beginning to end.Now playing daily in the Burke Baker Planetarium – purchase tickets here.

HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
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