Second Saturdays

2ND SATURDAY Is For Members!
Opening at 8 a.m. for Members only.

On the second Saturday of each month at our main location in Hermann Park, HMNS will open one hour early for members only! See the museum’s permanent exhibitions—always free for members—before the crowds.

Make the most of your Membership and join us for 2nd Saturday for free
*Special Exhibits, Wortham Giant Screen Theatre, Cockrell Butterfly Center, and the Burke Baker Planetarium are not included in early access.

April 8, 2023 – Shell-ebration Earth
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Start your garden during Celebration Earth month by making your own turtle planter. Afterward, make your way to the Grand Hall to view Gaia – Earth by Luke Jerram and learn some fun facts about this planet we call home from our docents.

* Event is subject to change at any time due to unforeseen circumstances.

May 13, 2023 – Mother’s Day
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

There are many reasons to collect flowers, from sentimental to scientific. Show your mom or the mother figure in your life the appreciation they deserve by creating a pressed flower frame you can gift them. Afterward, head to the Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals to learn some fun facts about the glittering gems in our collection because what goes together better than flowers and jewels?

HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629

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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277

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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(979) 553-3400 / (281) 242-3055

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