Family Events


Looking for things to do in Houston with the whole family?

Don’t miss these fun, family festivals that are free or included with museum admission. Already an HMNS member? Then, your event admission is always free, as another way to say thank you for your support! Each event features crafts, touch tables and activities. Part of our the HMNS mission is to provide an engaging experience that the whole family can enjoy. Unearth history with real artifacts on Archaeology Day. Take a trip through centuries and explore entertainment through the ages with Ancient Games. Not just any Houston event, HMNS strives to deliver an interactive experience that’s so much fun you might not realize you’re learning!


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World Oceans Day

Monday, June 8, 2020, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. This event is free with Museum admission. With a goal of promoting…

Earth Science Week

Hands-on activities and demonstrations in the Glassell Hall, Wiess Energy Hall and Morian Hall of Paleontology. Event is included with…

International Archaeology Day

Celebrate International Archaeology Day with HMNS! Professional and avocational archaeologists from all over the greater Houston area will mark the…


ROCO Connections: Peter & the Raptor

Free with Museum Admission! The professional music ensemble ROCO will put their own unique twist on Prokofiev’s beloved tale Peter…

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