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

Second Saturdays

Back Every Month of 2022

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.

October 8, 2022 – Malacology
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
There is a worldwide sea out there to explore! Look through our Hall of Malacology for some of the wonders found on the coasts and in the depths of Earth’s ocean waters. Dive into a fun craft before making your way to the hall where our docents will be to give you all types of ocean life facts!

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

November 12, 2022 – Egypt
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Ever wonder what the Egyptians use to write and draw? Look no further! On this second Saturday, you will learn how to make your own papyrus. Good things come to those who wait, let your papyrus dry while you walk the halls of ancient Egypt and learn a thing or two with our docents throughout the newly renovated hall.

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

We will not be hosting second Saturday during the month of December due to all the fun we have in store for you for our annual Holly Jolly!

 
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


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