Discovery Tours


Explore the museum in a whole new way with our expert tour guides. Sign up for your Discovery Tour in the museum’s box office. Meet our Discovery Guides!

  • Hall of Paleontology Discovery Tour – offered daily
    Join our family-friendly tours through more than 4.5 billion years of history. Bring your family along on an expert-led prehistoric safari and learn the inside scoop about our major mounts and spectacular specimens. (15 people per tour maximum)
  • Hall of Ancient Egypt Discovery Tour – offered daily

Cost: $5 per person with a permanent exhibition ticket

Tour times (tour times are subject to change):

  • Monday- Wednesday:
    • Family Friendly Paleontology Public Tours: 11:00a.m., 2:00 p.m.
    • Family Friendly Egypt Public Tours: 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
  • Thursday:
    • Family Friendly Paleontology Public Tours: 11:00 a.m.
    • Kids Paleontology Public Tour: 2:00 pm
    • Family Friendly Egypt Public Tours: 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
    • Family Friendly Paleontology Public Tours: 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. , 3:00 p.m.
    • Kids Paleontology Tour: 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
    • Family Friendly Egypt Public Tours: 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.

Private Discovery Tour:
Get the inside scoop on the Museum’s fascinating exhibitions during a private Discovery Guide Tour with our expert tour guides. During each exclusive tour, your guide will explore the exhibit with you, sharing riveting stories and answering questions.

  • Cost:
    • 1 Hour: $30 plus your exhibition ticket
    • 2 Hours: $50 plus your exhibition ticket (tour must be in the same hall)
Located Here
HMNS at Hermann Park

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


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