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This outstanding science museum has a spectacular collection of mineral specimens, a dinosaur skeleton, space-station models, a planetarium, IMAX theater and a six-story butterfly center in which these beautiful creatures land delicately on...more
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Get there when they open if you want to get a parking spot. Also it gets so crowded if you wait. We absolutely loved it! We bought the extra Death by natural causes and enjoyed it as well. 5 stories and it took us 4...More
The fossil displays, including dinosaurs all all types and sizes will amaze adults and kids alike, but there is plenty more to see at this fabulous museum. Great displays on Texas wildlife, native peoples and previous gems, plus a somewhat creepy display of art made...More
I remember the museum from 35 years ago and a recent visit blew me away. It has expanded and revamped its' exhibits and is as good a museum as others i have been in (including the one in London). I quite enjoyed it.
You need 2 days to see everything they have here. The Dinosaurs are Impressive, we saw some we never knew existed and the have everything placed in a chronological order. Then we went to the Egyptian exhibition, all I can say is it made is...More
Awesome place to visit! Very educational and fun for all ages! They have special exhibits, like the planetarium, IMAX, and butterfly area. Not to mention the dinosaur exhibit. Everything can be a little pricey, however it's surely worth it. There are hands on things for...More
HMNS is a living museum, and its programs are varied, exciting and well planned. We keep returning to this museum with our entire family, friends and neighbors. Well located, with easy parking, the museum has something for everybody: the butterfly exhibit is superb! the evolution...More
Love love love this museum. As a biology major, turned science teacher turned physician... this place is great. Of course free museum Thursdays are worth the hassle of the field trips that abound in the area, but this place is awesome any day of the...More
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You have to pay extra for several of the exhibits - like the 3D movie, the butterfly exhibit and the Sherlock Holmes mystery room. I think certain shows are only on at certain times, so you’ll miss the show if you miss the... More
You have to pay extra for several of the exhibits - like the 3D movie, the butterfly exhibit and the Sherlock Holmes mystery room. I think certain shows are only on at certain times, so you’ll miss the show if you miss the time slot
We did that - bought tickets on the day, so I’m sure you can too. Maybe, you’ll need to buy them in advance for holidays etc thought, but I can’t be sure.
Members get way better offers, so if you’re a resident of Houston, I suggest you look up the memberships. Have a happy day :)