Houston Museum of Natural Science

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5555 Hermann Park Dr (at Caroline St.)
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 639-4629

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  • The live butterfly exhibit fascinates children as does the Challenger Learning Center with its intro to space science. Spend time exploring the dinosaur exhibit, if you need a break enjoy an IMAX film
  • Burke Baker Planetarium is one of the most advanced in the world. Don't be surprised if you see a few NASA astronauts here as we use the facility to assist with training on starfield identification.
  • go on tuesdays, its free.
  • The "Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of Chinas First Emperor" special exhibit is a must see.
  • Excelente exposicin sobre cmo es el proceso de explotacin petrolera!!!
  • Love this place. I could spend days looking at everything. The updated Ancient Egypt exhibit is fascinating. So much to see!
  • The new Hall of Paleontology at the @hmns is wonderful. My kids and I loved it!
  • Youre in a WiMAX hotspot check out whats going on at the Houston Museum of Natural Science: www.hmns.org
  • The Butterfly Center is a must-see.
  • I checked in for the first time and I earned a free ticket to the butterfly exhibit! Just show them your phone!!
  • I like the Gem Vault the best. Very cool and most of the pieces are from a local jeweler/designer.
  • Kick off 2012 at the Planetarium and see 2012: Mayan Prophecies
  • Ancient Egypt hall is awesome!
  • Titanic exhibit was amazing! Definitely different and more artifacts than the first time this exhibit visited hmns
  • A new Hall of Paleontology just opened! It's amazing! Definitely worth a walk-through.
  • 2011 Houston Web Awards Winner: Best Flickr Pool. Check out the 2012 Houston Web Awards on June 28. www.HoustonWebAwards.com
  • Check out the Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals.
  • From October 2009 through January 2010 the Houston Museum of Natural Science hosted The Chronicles of Narnia: The Exhibition.
  • My sister goes to Mixers and Elixers on Friday nights and has a blast.
  • Explore the Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals, including the treasures in the Smith Jewel Vault.