HMNS at Hermann Park will be closed on Saturday, March 7.


Our goal is to make the Houston Museum of Natural Science accessible to all visitors. We are excited to offer specialized resources to support experiences for visitors with special needs and their peers and families. Before coming to the museum, download and review our tips, guides, planners, and other resources to make your visit to HMNS more enjoyable for you and the whole family.

You can also download our Access HMNS app to use before, during, or after your trip to HMNS. Access HMNS has social guides, a customizable schedule, communication icons, games, a sensory map, and tips for your visit. Access HMNS is available for both Android and Apple devices. The Access HMNS App is presented by Texas Children’s Hospital and SPARK.

Ask questions! If you have any questions about which exhibits are appropriate for you or your child during your visit, please ask a staff member. We’ll be happy to help you create the best museum experience for you or your family!

If you have a need that is not met by our current programming and resources, please email We welcome all feedback and suggestions and look forward to welcoming you to HMNS!


Sensory Sensitives and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Blind and Low Vision

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Tips and FAQ

Located Here
HMNS at Hermann Park

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

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The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that receives no federal or state funding. Tax ID # 74-1036131.