Time Labs

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Travel Through History In Time Labs. Bringing a group to HMNS or HMNS Sugar Land? Explore science, nature and history in our interactive science labs which feature specimens, artifacts and laboratory equipment.

Each lab lasts one hour and accommodates up to 25 students. Labs cost range between $200 and *$250 per lab (for Dissection Lab*) and include admission to the Museum’s Permanent Exhibit Halls for participating students and their chaperones.

Time Labs

The Renaissance (October at HMNS and October 22nd in Sugar Land) – Discover the cultural movement that began in Italy in the 14th century that was a pivotal transition between the Middle ages to the early modern period.

Medicine from the Renaissance (November at HMNS) – From the anatomical drawings of Leonardo da Vinci to movable print and the printing press, explore the modernization of medicine.

Age of Exploration (December at HMNS) – Discover the intrepid individuals who explored the world by sea and how this period contributed to the creation of modern museums like HMNS.

The Salem Witch Trials (January at HMNS and January 21st in Sugar Land) – Delve into the history of what happened and    explore scientific hypothesizes of what may have driven this terrible phenomenon.

The Ottoman Empire (February at HMNS) – One of the greatest empires in history, they reigned for hundreds of years before crumbling on the battlefields of World War I.

Life in Victorian England (March at HMNS and March 26th in Sugar Land) – Technology developed during this time brought a social and economic revolution come discover how these advances shaped your own life today.

HMNS at Hermann Park

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

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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277

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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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