Astronomy Classes | Houston Museum Of Natural Science
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Astronomy Classes

Please call (281) 242-3055 for additional information.
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Astronomy Classes

One-hour daytime classes include a tour of the George Observatory research telescope. Astronomy classes may be combined with an Expedition Center mission or a Discovery Dome Planetarium show.

Classes include:

  • The Solar System — Our Neighborhood in Space (grades K–5)
  • The Sky Tonight — Constellations and Planets (grades 4–8)
  • Telescopes & Tools for Exploring the Night Sky (grades 3–7)
  • Deep Space and Beyond — The Universe Beyond Our Solar System (grades 5–8)
  • The Colorful Night Sky (grades 9–12)


Stargrazing Super-Session

Up to 30 students per class.

Make the sky your classroom! Learn how to work a telescope and find objects in the night sky. Look through our 36-inch research-grade telescope, one of the largest in the US regularly open to the public.

Weeknight evenings from 7:30–9:30 p.m. Call 281-242-3055 for reservations.

Located Here
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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