Special Exhibitions


Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life

BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life delivers a breathtaking encounter with the inner workings of the human body and…

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The First Game: The Birth of Basketball

In 1891, Dr. James Naismith was asked to create a new game that was safer and more interesting than the…

Moon by Luke Jerram

Houston, we have a landing. Guest-favorite Moon by Luke Jerram rises again this fall. Created by artist Luke Jerram, this sculpture…


Wildlife Photographer of the Year 55

Now in its 55th year, the world-renowned exhibition Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns to HMNS, featuring exceptional images which capture…

State of Water: Our Most Valuable Resource

Those of us with access to water can rely on the simplicity of turning a knob or pushing a button…

Death by Natural Causes

Snakes. Spiders. Sharks.  The things you fear are the least of your worries! Death by Natural Causes will introduce patrons…

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Tourmaline Treasures

The Houston Museum of Natural Science presents an intimate “jewel-box” exhibition of the world’s finest naturally crystallized tourmalines in the…

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