Rental Pricing


Rental pricing includes: 4-hour facility rental, on-site security, building supervisor, janitor and maintenance fees. Use of an additional location is available at an hourly rate with a 4-hour facility rental from January – November.  All pricing is subject to change.

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GENERAL EVENING EVENTS (Applies to any event scheduled during January – November)

Event location Classroom Capacity Theatre Capacity Seated Dinner Capacity Cocktail Reception Capacity Rental Rate
Grand Hall 300 450 900 $4,000.00
Glassell Hall 300 200 300 $3,000.00
Wiess Energy Hall 616 800 $8,500.00
Morian Hall of Paleontolgy 150 Wedding ceremony capacity 360 800 $7,500.00
Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals 100 Wedding ceremony capacity 80 150 $4,700.00
Farish Hall of Texas Wildlife 40 40 60 $2,500.00
Cabinet of Curiosities 30 50 $2,500.00
Cockrell Butterfly Lobby 150 Wedding ceremony capacity 100 150 $2,000.00
Cockrell Butterfly Center 50 Wedding ceremony capacity $1,000.00/hour
Burke Baker Planetarium 164 (Max Capacity: 187) 20 50 $1,200.00/hour
Giant Screen Theater 400 $2,500.00/hour (additional hour -$1,000.00)
Sundial 200 120 200 $3,000.00 or $1,200.00/hour
Moran Lecture Hall 100 220 150 200 $1,800.00
1st floor exhibits 520 1200 $10,000.00
2nd floor exhibits 300 600 $5,700.00
2nd floor exhibits and Glassell 500 900 $7,500.00
3rd floor 400 $4,000.00
Egyptian Hall 200 $1,200/hour
Hall of the Americas 200 $1,000/hour

All daytime rentals include conference-style tables and chairs, as well as a select number of permanent exhibit hall tickets and parking validation.

GENERAL DAYTIME EVENTS (Events during January-November)

Event Location Classroom
Capacity
Theatre
Capacity
Seated Dinner
Capacity
Cocktail Reception
Capacity
Rental
Rate
Classroom 15 30 24 40 $200/half day
$400/full day
Conference Room 45 100 60 100 $600/half day
$1,000/full day
Moran Lecture Hall 100 220 150 200 $1,200/half day
$2,000/full day
Morian Overlook  – 150 100 150 $1,200/half day
$2,000/full day
Brown Gallery  – 120 Wedding ceremony capacity 80 150 $1,000/half day
$1,800/full day

Holiday Pricing

HOLIDAY EVENTS (Applies to any event scheduled during December)

Event location Classroom Capacity Theatre Capacity Seated Dinner Capacity Cocktail Reception Capacity Rental Rate
Grand Hall 300 450 900 $5,000.00
Glassell Hall 300 200 300 $4,000.00
Wiess Energy Hall 616 800 $9,500.00
Morian Hall of Paleontolgy 150 Wedding ceremony capacity 360 800 $8,500.00
Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals 100 Wedding ceremony capacity 80 150 $5,700.00
Farish Hall of Texas Wildlife 40 Wedding ceremony capacity 40 60 $3,000.00
Cabinet of Curiosities 30 50 $3,000.00
Cockrell Butterfly Lobby 150 Wedding ceremony capacity 100 150 $3,000.00
Cockrell Butterfly Center 50 Wedding ceremony capacity $2,500.00/hour
Burke Baker Planetarium 164 (Max Capacity: 187) 20 50 $1,200.00/hour
Giant Screen Theater 400 $2,500.00/hour (additional hour -$1,000.00)
Sundial 200 120 200 $4,000.00 or $1,500.00/hour
Moran Lecture Hall 100 220 150 200 $1,900.00
1st floor exhibits 520 1200 $11,000.00
2nd floor exhibits 300 600 $6,700.00
2nd floor exhibits and Glassell 500 900 $8,500.00
3rd floor 400 $5,000.00
Egyptian Hall 200 $1,200/hour
Hall of the Americas 200 $1,000/hour

For more information about your special event please contact us at specialevents@hmns.org or 713-639-4749.

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


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