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

Rocket Day

Calling rocket enthusiasts!

Rocket Day

Saturday, June 18th
Saturday, July 16th
10 a.m. – noon

Bring your junior rocket enthusiasts out for a morning of rocket building – they’ll build it, pump it and launch it, all on their own! Learn how a rocket lifts off and how they work.  Afterwards, the rocket is theirs to keep! Post-launch, we blast aboard the SS Observer in the Expedition Center for a simulated space flight to the Moon. Kids become astronauts and use teamwork to accomplish their mission.  This two hour event is for children 7 years and up, and all children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. 

Maximum capacity is 15.  minimum age is 7 years, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.  Refunds will be issued if the minimum is not met. Advance ticket purchase is required via our online box office, as tickets will not be available for purchase onsite. A paper or electronic receipt is needed for entry.  Visit Brazos Bend State Park’s website to purchase separate park entrance reservation.

Park Entrance fee:
The George Observatory is located within Brazos Bend State Park. Entrance fee to the Park:
Adults $7 | Children 12 and under free

**Please note that entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. nightly**

Located Here
George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(979) 553-3400

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