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The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a hub for curiosity, and we never lose our curious nature. When it comes to quenching your curiosity, you are your own best guide! Check out the exhibits page to browse our many arts, culture, history and science exhibitions. Plan a unique date night, celebrate an anniversary or mingle with other adults at our young professionals or senior events. Our staff is dedicated to building captivating exhibits for all ages, while also building exciting programming for our adult patrons. For those curious visitors, we invite you to explore these curated programs.

Opportunities for Adults

Learning doesn’t stop at the end of our exhibits. The Houston Museum of Natural Science also operates as a lecture venue for scientists, researchers and other industry professionals. Looking for something a little more hands on? Our adult education program develops workshops and classroom activities for a wide variety of interests and professional fields. Those suffering from wanderlust also have the option to embark on a journey around the globe with the HMNS Travel Program.

Parties for the Smart Crowd

At HMNS, the social set meets the science club. Throughout the year, HMNS hosts seasonal mixers, parties, galas and more! Whether it be your chance to dine from dishes around the world or dance beneath the moonlight, our museum provides revelers an experience worth remembering. Check out the latest on our events page, or become a Catalyst member for even more young professional networking opportunities.

Even More to Explore

Nothing we do at the museum could happen without generous support from our community. Our team of volunteers engage in citizen science and share their talents with the museum in innumerable ways. Share your love of science with our guests by volunteering.

Our museum offers discounts for students, seniors and more. Make sure to visit Hours and Pricing for more details on how you can save on your visit to the Houston Museum of Natural Science! Museum members receive free permanent exhibit hall admission all year round as well as access to exclusive discounts and events. Become a member today!

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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 funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that receives no federal or state funding. Tax ID # 74-1036131.