The Houston Museum of Natural Science will be closed from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 4th.

The Cockrell Butterfly Center is closed for renovations.

Stars Over Texas

Many of our fascinating full-dome films are only available for private showings in the Burke Baker Planetarium. These shows are not part of our regular schedule, Please click here to request more information about booking your private showing!

This live, guided tour begins with the moon, planets, and stars coming out in your backyard tonight and ends under the big West Texas sky. Explore the heavens above Texas from the Museum’s George Observatory to McDonald Observatory at Ft. Davis to discover how the sun and stars are different in Texas.

See the sky over the San Jacinto Battlefield and discover how Texans have changed astronomy in the last 175 years – from explaining the Big Bang to Apollo astronauts exploring the moon and the International Space Station orbiting overhead.

 

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