Directions & Parking

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Nearby Alternate Parking

During busier times, the HMNS parking garage may be full. For your convenience, below is a list of alternative parking options in the surrounding area. Please pay attention to posted street signs before parking.

Free Parking Options

  • Lot A
    • Lot by the statue of Sam Houston (3-Hr Parking)
  • Lot C
    • McGovern Centennial Gardens Lot (3-Hr Parking)
  • Lots D, E, F, G, & H
    • Free daily parking near the Zoo
  • Street Parking
    • Limited free street parking

Paid Parking Options

  • Museum Medical Tower
    • 5714 Caroline St
  • Plaza Medical Center Garage
    • 1239 Ewing St
  • Museum of Fine Arts
    • 1144 Binz Street
  • Health Museum
    • 1515 Hermann Dr
  • Children’s Museum
    • 1433 Ewing St
  • Holocaust Museum
    • 5401 Caroline St 
Plan For Parking

Access to the HMNS Parking Garage is restricted during the hours of 8-10 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. on weekdays for Summer Camp drop-off and pick-up

Satellite Locations

Directions to our HMNS Museum Locations
HMNS – Hermann Park
Explore a World of Wonder

5555 Hermann Park Dr
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 639-4629
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HMNS at Sugar Land
Unveiling the Mysteries of the Natural World

13016 University Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
(281) 313-2277
Get Directions
George Observatory
Enjoy the Wonders of the Universe

21901 FM 762 Rd
Needville, TX 77461
(979) 553-3400
Get Directions

Directions & Parking

HMNS at Hermann Park has a garage attached to the building. If there is no space available in our garage, you can find suggested alternatives here.

Parking in the HMNS garage is a flat rate for the duration of your visit – $10 for members, $30 for general public. Other parking alternatives in the area may be metered hourly or be free with a time limit.

HMNS has reserved handicapped spots available on each level of the garage. There are also a limited number of free reserved handicapped spots in front of the building on Caroline Street, and across the street along Hermann Park Drive.

Parking is not free during Free Tuesdays. Only access into the Permanent Exhibit Halls is free during Free Tuesdays.

Museum Accessibility

Our goal is to make HMNS accessible to all visitors.


Dining Options

With a focus on sustainability, we have a range of cuisine made from local ingredients.

Dining Options