“Seas” the day and confront your favorite apex predator up close and personal, when Sharks! The Meg, The Monsters & The Myths opens May 26 Members of the media are invited to attend a special media preview, happening Thursday, May 25 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. HOUSTON, TX—Fearsomely prowling our oceans, sharks have only […]
City of Sugar Land and HMNS at Sugar Land to debut new collaboration this month SUGAR LAND, TX—When we turn on our faucets, we know that water comes out, but do we know what happens to it afterward? More importantly, do we know how to save it? The City of Sugar Land and the Houston […]
HOUSTON, TX—One hundred years ago, on Nov. 4, 1922, after seven long years, British archaeologist Howard Carter and his workmen discovered a rock-cut step in the bedrock of the Valley of the Kings in Luxor. He had been searching for royal tombs, in particular that of the “Boy King” Tutankhamun. Less than one month later, […]
“Dinosaur Discoveries: A Holographic Adventure” to debut in November Houston, TX (August 29, 2022) – The Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) and BASE Xperiential are excited to announce a major partnership to unveil the world’s first-ever HoloTheater and its premiere experience, Dinosaur Discoveries: A Holographic Adventure, debuting in November. “At HMNS, we are all […]
HOUSTON — This summer, dinosaurs are roaming the earth once again in exhibit halls (and theaters) near you! Can you believe it’s already been 10 years since the revamped Morian Hall of Paleontology opened its doors? To mark the occasion, the Houston Museum of Natural Science is hosting an anniversary bash like no other with […]
HOUSTON (August 12, 2021) – It is no secret that Egypt boasts a rich history of masterful rulers, but there is one name that reverberates through time like no other…Ramses the Great. Considered one of the most celebrated builders of Egypt, this visionary pharaoh expanded borders, brokered the world’s first peace treaty, and became a […]
HOUSTON, TEXAS— Although Earth Day is officially set worldwide for Thursday, April 22, 2021, the Houston Museum of Natural Science is celebrating our planetary home throughout April with Celebration: Earth. All month long, Houston’s science museum is concentrating on our shared home with special nature- and conservation- themed exhibits, tours, and activities for everyone. “Because […]
HOUSTON, TEXAS—For centuries, the story of what happened to the ancient Roman city of Pompeii has captivated the world. The city lost and buried by the ash and volcanic debris of Mount Vesuvius remains a testament to nature’s fury, a tragic time capsule of life some 2,000 years ago. Opening to the public at the […]
HOUSTON, TEXAS— Houston Ballet and the Houston Museum of Natural Science are joining forces to present a condensed version of one of Houston’s most cherished holiday productions, The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker: Larger than Life will play on the museum’s big-screen during the duration of this unique and unprecedented 2020 holiday season. The annual production of […]
HOUSTON, TX — Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life opens at the Houston Museum of Natural Science on October 17. BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life, a new special exhibition, delivers a breathtaking encounter with the inner workings of the human body and shows the effects of poor health, good […]
The mission of the Houston Museum of Natural Science shall be to preserve and advance the general knowledge of natural science; to enhance in individuals the knowledge of and delight in natural science and related subjects; and to maintain and promote a museum of the first class.
5555 Hermann Park Dr.
13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
|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