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Private Late Nights

Book Your Overnight Package Now Enjoy your favorite museum after-hours without packing your pillow! Our Late Night program is perfect for student clubs, student councils, scout packs or troops, birthday parties, and more. Late Night programs are for children ages 6-14 and their chaperones. Our standard Late Night program includes dinner, a hands-on activity, scavenger hunt in one of our exhibit halls, and a late night Burke Baker Planetarium show. Click here for pricing and general information! Want to add…

Scouting Late Nights

Book Your Overnight Package Now STEM Nova Late Night Looking for an evening of STEM-filled fun? Bring your pack for an evening of adventure while you work on a  STEM Nova award! Choose one of our available STEM Nova packages and include it in your booking form. Uncovering the Past Science Everywhere Swing! Down and Dirty Want to finish off your Nova award? Book a Badge on Demand! Email overnights@hmns.org for more information. Classic Private Late Night Enjoy your favorite museum after-hours without…

Late Nights

Want to see what happens at HMNS after dark but don’t want to pack a pillow? HMNS Late Nights are perfect for you! Bring your science club, student council, scout pack, or birthday party to explore HMNS after-hours.We offer several Late Night programs, so find the one that fits your group and book now!

Educator Late Nights

During Educator Late Nights you will enjoy the Houston Museum of Natural Science after hours as you participate in an exclusive Late Night experience designed specifically for Educators. In each fun-filled evening you will work on hands-on activities to use in your classroom, have a catered dinner, and tour exhibits. Check in begins at 4:30pm, late night activities are from 5pm - 11pm. Complimentary parking in the HMNS Garage is included for all participants. 6 hours of CPE credit will…

Private Overnight Packages

Book Your Overnight Package Now STEM Nova Private Overnight Looking for something STEM-specific? Spend the night at the museum while you work on a  STEM Nova award!Choose one of our available STEM Nova packages and include it in your booking form. Uncovering the Past Science Everywhere Swing! Down and Dirty Want to finish off your Nova award? Add a Badge on Demand! Email overnights@hmns.org for more information. For pricing information, click here. Classic VIP Overnight Create an overnight experience that’s as unique as your pack…

Private Overnights

Book Your Overnight Package Now Have you ever wondered what really happens during a night at the museum? Find out for yourself at an HMNS overnight! Our overnights are the perfect for birthday parties, science clubs, student councils and more. HMNS Overnights are available for children ages 6-12 and their chaperones. We ask that groups maintain a ratio of 1 chaperone for every 10 children with a minimum of 2 adults per group. Overnights are not available for groups of…

Parties for Teens and Adults

At HMNS, birthdays aren’t just for kids! We know that science and fun are for everyone and so we want to make sure you get to spend your special day in our favorite place – the Museum! If you are 13 or older and are looking for a birthday party idea, check out these options below:  Private Late Night at the Museum Tiptoe through the exhibits after hours with a Late Night at HMNS.  Your evening includes a pizza dinner,…

Educator Memberships and Educator-Specific Benefits

Educator Memberships and Member Benefits We love our educators! The Houston Museum of Natural Science offers 15% off all membership levels for educators. Use your membership to enjoy all the perks of a museum membership for yourself, or use your membership to take advantage of discounts on programs for your students. We hope you'll do both! After all, joining the HMNS member family means benefits for you, your family, and your students! More information on pricing and all the benefits…

Emergency Response

Please check in with your supervisor, if you have not done so already, to let them know your status. If you need help or have help to give, here is what you need to know: Moran is being used as a break room. Food will be provided as it is available. Coffee, tea, lemonade and water are in there now. Rooms 1, 2 and 3 have laptops set up in them if you need to check email or connect with…

Sleuths & Secrets

A most curious, mind-tingling late night adventure at HMNS.

HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
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George Observatory

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Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

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Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
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