The Houston Museum of Natural Science will be closed from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 4th.

The Cockrell Butterfly Center is closed for renovations.

Antarctica 2024

Ages 15 and up. Each minor must be accompanied by one adult guardian.

Photo: Hurtigruten

Discover the wonders of the seventh continent

Embark on an epic adventure with the Houston Museum of Natural Science to the breathtaking continent of Antarctica. Travel aboard the hybrid-powered ship to some of the most remote and pristine places on the planet where nature reigns supreme.

Travel Dates: January 1 – 12, 2024
Deposit due by February 15, 2023

Click here to view the full itinerary.

$13,250 HMNS Members Early-Bird* per person
$13,750 HMNS Members per person
$14,650 Non-Members per person
$3,646 Single Supplement

*$500 off Members-Only, Early-Bird Registration now extended through February 15, 2023!

Registration requires a nonrefundable deposit ($2,000 Members, $3,000 Non-Members) per person, completed registration form and copy of your passport. After HMNS Travel has processed your registration form, you will receive a confirmation email with invoice for your final payment.

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