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Early Childhood Development

Early Childhood Development programming at the Houston Museum of Natural Science is designed to instill in children a love of learning that will carry them through the rest of their lives.

HMNS offers a variety of classes, tours, labs and outreach programs for children aged 4-8! With hands-on activities, interactive curriculum and exciting, engaging topics, these opportunities are sure to be a hit with your daycare or school group!

For programming onsite at HMNS Hermann Park, click Early Investigations below. Or, for programs that can travel to your location, click Science Start.

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Science Start

Designed for Grades K-2! Basic science concepts come to life through fun, interactive demonstrations focusing on curiosity, inquiry and experimentation.

Early Investigations (Grades PreK–5)

Early Investigations is the museum’s science enrichment program for children in grades PreK–5. Consisting of an engaging classroom session and…

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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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.