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Visitors walking by a large fossil in the museum dinosaur hall.

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

Regular Fall Hours Monday – Sunday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Permanent Exhibits Free on Thursdays 2 – 5 p.m.…


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

Plan Your Visit

Looking for things to do in Houston? Prehistoric beasts tower above you and glistening gems dazzle around you. Traveling back…

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…


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


Our new partnership with Sodexo, the premier provider to cultural destinations and event venues around the world and in the…

Contact Us

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

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HMNS at Hermann Park

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

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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.