For the entire Summer, Free Thursday hours at Hermann Park are from 6 p.m. through 9 p.m. — there will be no free thursday on 8/16


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Group Rates Corporations and Groups get discounted admission. Learn More
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We look forward to welcoming you to the Museum in person! In the meantime, browse the resources below for information on making your visit to HMNS as enjoyable as possible.

Please note that the Museum can be quite crowded on weekends and weekday mornings, due to the hundreds of thousands of students that visit HMNS each year. Please call 713-639-4629 to inquire about the crowds that are anticipated during your intended visit.

The Museum provides handicapped access to all venues for our patrons with disabilities. Wheelchairs available on request, subject to availability. See Museum Services desk.
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The mission of the Houston Museum of Natural Science shall be to preserve and advance the general knowledge of natural…

Hours and Pricing

HMNS at Hermann Park SUMMER Hours: Monday–Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Thursdays 9:00 a.m.–9 p.m. Permanent Exhibits Free on Thursdays 6:00…


There's more to explore at HMNS! In addition to enhancing the community's appreciation for natural science, HMNS is at the…


Our goal is to make the Houston Museum of Natural Science accessible to all visitors. We are excited to offer…

Discovery Tours

Explore the museum in a whole new way with our expert tour guides. Sign up for your Discovery Tour in…

Rent the Museum

It's an intimate seated dinner surrounded by the brilliance of our Gems and Minerals Collection. An elegant corporate event in…


HMNS offers different discount options on our exhibitions, films and special attractions! View the options below for more information.


The Museum offers easy access to a quick meal at McDonald's in the Grand Entry Hall. Open between 9 a.m.…

Contact Us

General Museum Info: 5555 Hermann Park Drive Houston Texas 77030 713-639-4629 Membership: 713-639-4616 713-639-4793 Press Inquiries: 713-639-4604…

Photography Policy

Please help us to preserve our collections for the next generation by not using flash when taking personal pictures at…

Hurricane Harvey Update

This week the community that we are so proud to be a part of has suffered a devastating loss. In…

Donation Drive

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and the intense flooding, many educational institutions were severely affected and may not open…

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HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629

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