The Cockrell Butterfly Center and Wortham Giant Screen Theatre are closed for renovations.

Free Thursdays

Enjoy the museum on any budget. HMNS offers free museum hours on Thursdays for entry to our permanent exhibitions only. Hours change seasonally; see Hours and Pricing for more information.

The best way to explore the museum for free any time is with a museum membership! Members always get into our permanent exhibit halls for free and have access to discounted pricing on the other venues, lectures, programs, summer camp and more. Become a member today!

We are not currently offering online reservations for Free Thursday admission. Tickets are first-come, first-serve.


Free Thursdays is supported by:
Andrew Delaney Foundation


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