Pardon Our Dust! The Wortham Giant Screen Theatre will be closed for renovations until November 8.

Curator’s Circle

Please contact Sveta Darnell to join the Curator’s Circle, or call her at (713) 639-4734.

The Curator’s Circle honors a distinguished group of individuals who support the Museum at the $10,000 level and above in presenting superior and uncommon exhibitions. Curator’s Circle members add greatly to the cultural and educational landscape of our community and receive the following benefits:


  • Invitations to exclusive exhibition previews, dinners and intimate talks created especially for Curator’s Circle
  • Invitation to in-depth, docent guided tours of traveling special exhibitions.
  • President’s Circle Membership for one year
  • Skip the phone line! Special concierge number Monday through Friday to assist in securing your tickets and reservations
  • Skip the ticket line! One year all access VIP pass for you and a guest into the Museum’s permanent exhibit halls and ticketed venues, Cockrell Butterfly Center, Burke Baker Planetarium and Wortham Giant Screen Theatre
  • Complimentary tickets to selected exhibitions
  • Exhibition catalogues for selected HMNS exhibits


  • All above benefits
  • VIP seat at the Excellence in Science luncheon
  • Travel opportunities as they arise


  • All above benefits
  • Table at the HMNS Annual Gala in the location of your choosing and recognition at the $10,000 level


  • All above benefits
  • Listing on the title wall of the exhibition of your preference

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

Get Directions Offering varies by location
George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

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
Get Directions Offering varies by location

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