New exciting classes are being unleashed in 2020!
Minimum age is 15 years.
DIY IRL – Do it yourself in real life! Explore! Discover! Create! Everything from fossil preparation, butterfly pinning, gardening, chainmaille making, drawing in the galleries, and science-based art.
CSI Houston– Delve into the world of forensics. Learn the techniques crime scene investigators use to collect and examine evidence.
Fantastical Beasts – Animal lovers, these hands-on experiences are for you! Backbone or no, hot or cold-blooded, zero to multi-peds—you will handle creatures great and small.
Cutting Class – Our spring dissections labs focus on amazing organs of mammals. In the fall we focus on full-bodied critters.
Organically Delicious– Get growing in gardening classes with Urban Harvest!
Smart Phone Photography – Create museum-quality images with your phone! Our in-house photographer Michael Rathke will show you how to push the limits with your phone’s camera to create stunning images.
Space Out – Experiences of astronomical proportions, only at HMNS! Embark on a mission to the Moon, prepare for backyard stargazing, and other out-of-this-world learning experiences.
Better Safe… – Learn to stay safe outdoors while getting up close and personal with the toxic creatures and plants in the museum’s collection.
Senior Science – Still curious after all these years? Explore a wide variety of topics with like-minded learners. Coffee provided. Includes admission to a featured exhibition hall.