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A group attending overnights at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

Have you ever wondered what really happens during a night at the museum?

Find out for yourself at an HMNS overnight! Our overnights are perfect for science clubs, student councils, field trips and more. Visit prehistoric beasts, dazzling gems, and fascinating cultures from around the world!

HMNS Overnights are available for children ages 6-12 and their adult (21+) chaperones. We require that groups maintain a ratio of 1 chaperone for every 10 children with a minimum of 2 adults per group. Our Overnights are not available for groups of adults or teenagers.

An Overnight includes:

  • Pizza Dinner
  • Hands-on activity with museum educators
  • Photo scavenger hunt in one of our exhibit halls
  • Evening snack
  • Private showing in the Burke Baker Planetarium
  • Sleeping in one of our world-renowned exhibit halls
  • Continental breakfast
  • Commemorative overnight patch
  • Parking in the HMNS garage
  • Admission to the museum’s permanent exhibit halls the day after your overnight adventure

Overnights typically last from 6:30 p.m. – 9 a.m. Availability is limited and many programs book 6 months in advance.

Customize your program with one of our Labs on DemandExpedition Center Mission, an onsite Outreach Program, docent tour, or one of our many other special exhibits and venues!

For information about pricing click here

To start booking your program please fill out our Program Request form.

Take a look here to find our options for activities, planetarium shows, and upgrades!

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
(979) 553-3400 / (281) 242-3055

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