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The George Observatory main campus is closed until further notice for renovations. Fear not stargazers, we will still be setting up at the Nature Center every Saturday from Sunset – 10 PM (weather permitting). 

Celebrate At The George Observatory! Your child can blast off for fun on their birthday! Register for one of these exciting missions for kids 7 and up* and bring the cake to enjoy beautiful Brazos Bend State Park during the party.

SS Observer Junior Expedition Birthday Party

This unique hour-long program gives 7 to 9-year-olds the opportunity to fly into space. You must have one adult for every three children.

Cost: $300/expedition for Members $325/mission for non-Members
Max: 20 children/expedition
Ages: 7 – 9 years old
When: Can be scheduled between 10 am and 1 pm on Saturdays

SS Observer Mini Expedition Birthday Party

Students become astronauts operating the spacecraft on the one-hour expedition.  Museum staff will operate Mission Control for the spacecraft.

Cost: $300/expedition for Members $325/expedition for non-Members
Max: 20 children/expedition
Ages: 10 years and up
When: Can be scheduled between 10 am and 1 pm on Saturdays

Your expedition fee includes the use of an indoor table for 1 hour.  There are also covered pavilions for rent in the State Park for the entire day.

Park Entrance Fees apply:

$7 per person ages 12 and up.

Chevron Expedition Center Missions are very realistic and children ages 6 and under have become upset during past parties.
Located Here
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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