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Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land

Opens in 18 min: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A Sweet Secret in Sugar Land

This branch of the Houston Museum of Natural Science is a hidden gem in the Southwestern suburbs of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sugar Land, Texas
Great after hours field trip

Great place for student field trips - great activities and awesome staff! After making slime... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Sugar Land, Texas
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This branch of the Houston Museum of Natural Science is a hidden gem in the Southwestern suburbs of the city. The collection of amphibians alone is enough to inspire wonder in your junior biologist.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Great place for student field trips - great activities and awesome staff! After making slime, students had a pizza snack, participated in an educational scavenger hunt, watched a planetarium show and had a BLAST - all after hours so we had the museum to ourselves!....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

In a busy and chaotic world, one must make time to visit our distant past. Be amazed and dazzled by the colorful life like displays at this remarkable museum. So many wonderful dioramas to enjoy. We were amazed by the pre-historic fossils and the life...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I went with a friend to the Houston meuseum of Natural Science and was wowed by the dinosaur exhibit! These were majestic, graceful creatures and beautifully made and now displayed. I’ve never seen so many in one space from the shell fossils to the mammoth...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Carmlprncss
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

GREAT Sherlock Holmes display and even had a murderscene to solve and fun for an afternoon visit. They even have a McDonald's if you are hungry or need a break from seeing exhibits..will go again to see other great science exhibits and films

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Thelma C
Reviewed July 17, 2018

There are several components to this museum. I visited the dinosaur exhibit and the butterfly conservatory. Everything was beautifully overwhelming!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AustinMarge
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Lots of space to wander in this museum but not so big that it's intimidating or so big you can't see it all. There's interactive displays. Nice place to hang out for a couple of hours. A couple of years ago, our company held our...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lisa P
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This is a must see place on your tour of things to do over the summer. The museum has very interesting exhibits for all ages. It’s just the right size and has something for everyone.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

We were in Sugarland to attend a show at the Financial Center and had some free time so we decided to check-out the Science Museum. The museum was relatively easy to get to and fairly close to the Hyatt Place and other hotels. There is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank keystoneTexas
Reviewed June 17, 2018

It is a wonderful museum where you could easily spend a full day if you see everything in detail. We have two little toddlers in the family that spent their time with mouths and eyes width open with surprise in the dinosaurs and the animals...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Regina M
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The Butterfly Center is not at the Sugar Land facility but at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Here is the address: HMNS at Hermann Park 5555 Hermann Park Dr. Houston,Texas 77030 (713) 639-4629 I hope this helps.