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Member Appreciation Month


A cartoon pterodactyl smiles and outstretches its wings. The text reads "We love our members this much! September is Member Appreciation month!"

When you become a member, you join a community of science lovers who actively help us achieve our mission of enhancing the knowledge and delight of natural science! Now, we want to show you just how much you mean to us.

We’re celebrating members all month long. With a slate of in-person events, we are highlighting some of our favorite things at the museum, offering members deeper discounts than ever and engaging, interactive activities for the entire family. Join as we explore new depths, grow something new and travel back in time with all our September weekend activities. Become a member today!

Membership Appreciation Calendar

All September long, save 20% OFF in the Museum Store and enjoy a free cup of hot/iced coffee at the Periodic Table Grab and Go Café when you show proof of membership.

Printable Member Appreciation Calendar


Photo Bomb Victoria

Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 4-5

Members receive a 50% off member price ticket at the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre

Saturday, Sept. 4, 10am-2pm
Make your own photo prop and take a picture with Victoria the T-rex:
Post your picture on HMNS Facebook and Instagram with our hashtag, #MAMVictoria.
Pick up Paleo Bingo at Victoria photo prop table

Buggin’ Out Weekend

Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 11 – 12
Members receive a 50% off member price ticket at the Cockrell Butterfly Center

Saturday, Sept. 11
Plant Sale, while supplies last, 10am – 12pm
Butterfly Craft and activity, 10am – 2pm

Under the Stars

Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 18 – 19
Members receive 50% off member price to the Burke Baker Planetarium

Saturday, Sept 18
Free Galaxy craft and space packet handout, 10am – 2pm
Member Appreciation: Under the Stars, 7pm – 10pm
Leer at the sky with your own binoculars and enjoy Are We Really Alone in the Burke Baker Planetarium

A Scavengers Weekend

HMNS at Sugar Land
Saturday, Sept. 25, 10am – 2pm
Members receive 50% off member price to the Dig Pit
Crafts available

HMNS Main Campus
Saturday, Sept. 25, 8am – 1pm

Sensory Day craft,
Members only scavenger hunt, 10am – 1pm

Sunday, Sept. 26
Members receive 50% off member price to the Cockrell Butterfly Center

Other Membership Events

Member Stargazing Night

Friday, Sept. 17 at 9pm
$5 for members*

*Please Purchase Brazos Bend Park entrance fee in advance

Fossil Wash – HMNS at Sugarland

Saturday, Sept. 18
Exclusive Members Only 9am-10am
Open To The Public 10am – 12pm

Tickets $5

HMNS at Hermann Park

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


Get Directions Offering varies by location
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
(281) 242-3055

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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