HMNS is one of the most visited museums in the nation, with annual attendance reaching over 3.5 million people.
Through New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, December 31, 2020, you can buy a voucher good for a $25 adult general admission ticket for $11.10 plus ticketing fee. Click here to order vouchers or for more information.
Mumerous permanent exhibits include the McGovern Hall of the Americas, Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals, Wiess Energy Hall, the popular Hall of Paleontology, and more.
Your self-guided tour of the HMNS Exhibit Halls can take as little as 30 minutes or be an all-day event. Tickets include same-day return visit privileges.
Social Distancing & COVID-19 Precautions
HMNS staff will be monitoring and limiting visitors to each gallery space. Interactive exhibits will remain closed, and all museum guests must wear masks. Staff will all wear masks and gloves, with temperature checks before entering.
Businesses in Houston have opened under modified protocols, following guidelines administered by local health officials, the State of Texas and CDC. At this time, guidance from experts urges people to continue wearing face masks when in public spaces, practice social distancing of at least six feet, limit your touching of surfaces and frequently use hand sanitizer or soap and water to keep your hands clean.
Before heading out, take time to familiarize with your destination’s requirements or restrictions at this moment, and be sure to contact them ahead of time with any questions or concerns.
Houston Museum of Natural Science
- Location: 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
- Phone: 713-639-4629
- Hours: Daily: 9am to 5pm (last admission at 4pm)
- Parking: Metered parking is available street-side in the area around the museum, though is prone to filling up by the afternoon. The adjoining parking garage at HMNS costs $20 for non-members; $5 for members.
- Admission: Full price tickets are $25 for adults; $15 for children ages 3 to 11; Free for children 2 and under. Discounted $11.10 tickets (plus ticketing fees) are available through the end of 2012. Click here for discounted tickets.
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