HMNS Sleuths & Secrets


HMNS Sleuths & Secrets

A most curious, mind-tingling late night adventure at HMNS.


Are you good at solving mysteries? Can you untangle a web of clues, evidence, history and mystery? Are you looking for an out-of-the-ordinary adventure for you and your family, friends, co-workers or group? Then HMNS Sleuths & Secrets is for you!

It all starts when you unlock a series of clues, riddles and objects found in a Cabinet Of Curiosities belonging to Ferrante Imperato, a 16th Century resident of Naples, Italy. While many believe he was merely an apothecary who liked to display his collections of unusual specimens, others speculate that in reality he was a dedicated alchemist. Did he solve the mysteries of transformation? Did he, in fact, turn a lowly base metal into pure gold? Did he discover the secret of immortality? Will his specimens lead you to a hidden treasure?

This interactive evening of exploration, discovery and secrets lasts from 6-7:30 p.m.

  • You and your team will have one hour to solve the mystery, with time for an orientation and debriefing.
  • It’s ideal for groups of 10-14 people, from age 12 and up. At least two chaperones age 21+ are required for groups of children under the age of 18.
  • Perfect for Young Professionals, family reunions, birthday parties, scout groups, teams, science clubs, student councils, sorority and fraternity councils and friends.
  • It’s great for corporate team-building.
  • Spending the night at HMNS? This is a great activity to add on to your adventure.
  • It’s available only at the HMNS Hermann Park location.

Pricing (For Groups up to 14 People)

  • Monday-Friday
    $450 for members, $550 for non-members
  • Saturday-Sunday
    $500 for members, $600 for non-members

Make your reservation today!

To make your reservation, contact jschlimper@hmns.org with your name, group size and date preferences. Please note that scheduling is subject to museum availability, so having multiple dates in mind will make booking easier.

Please note: The HMNS Sleuths & Secrets program is only available at the HMNS Hermann Park location.


HMNS at Hermann Park

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


Get Directions Offering varies by location
HMNS at Sugar Land

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


Get Directions Offering varies by location
George Observatory

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

Hours
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.