The Cockrell Butterfly Center and Wortham Giant Screen Theatre are closed for renovations.

2022 HMNS Summer Programs Catalog

From Art Smart to Weird Science and Citizenship to Coding, explore available summer programs and get information on registration.

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Before & After Camp

Three museum visitors look over into the Glassell Hall and observe Mars, A sculpture by Luke Jerram.


(Not available in Sugar Land the weeks of June 6-10, June 27-July 1, July 18-22, and August 8-9)

Before and After Camp provide a fun and safe experience for campers ages 6-12 who need to arrive before 10 a.m. or stay after 3 p.m. All campers are supervised by adults.  Extended Day is only available to registered HMNS summer campers.


  • $60, 8 – 10 AM, Five Day Week
  • $48, 8 – 10 AM, Four Day Week

Registrants must be checked in at the sign-in table in the museum each morning.
Registrants are supervised as they play games or watch a movie. Registrants are escorted to their classroom at 9:45 a.m.


  • $70, 3 – 5:30 PM, Five Day Week
  • $56, 3 – 5:30 PM, Four Day Week

Registrants are escorted to the after classrooms at the end of the day.  Registrants are supervised as they play games or socialize in the classrooms. A snack is provided in the afternoon.  Registrants must be picked up by 5:30 p.m., after which an extra charge of $1.00 per minute will be applied.

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

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