Donor Events


Each year, the Houston Museum of Natural Science hosts a number of donor events where our supporters gather to celebrate their shared passion for science and the natural world. These events raise crucial funds that help to ensure the Museum’s future success.

For more information, please contact Ashley Patterson, Director of Fundraising Events & Programming, at apatterson@hmns.org or 713-639-4734.


Excellence in Science Luncheon

Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Chairs: Ernest H. Cockrell, George Lindahl III, Al Walker, and…

A Butterfly Flutter

Chairs: Caroline and Will Brown A Butterfly Flutter is a children’s event scattered throughout the Cockrell Butterfly Center and courtyard.…

Annual Gala

Chair: Bobbie Nau Please join us for the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s Annual Gala on Saturday, March 6, 2021…

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

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
Get Directions Offering varies by location

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The Houston Museum of Natural Science is funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that receives no federal or state funding. Tax ID # 74-1036131.