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Houston Museum of Natural Science: Discounted Exhibit Hall Admission

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 27, 2020

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day 27 of the month, repeating until Sunday, December 27, 2020


The Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) is one of the most visited museums in the nation, with annual attendance reaching over 3.5 million.

Through New Year’s Eve, Thursday, 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. The offer is good daily from Monday through Saturday, although museum entry is free to all without a pass each Thursday from 2pm to 5pm.

Mumerous permanent exhibits include the McGovern Hall of the Americas, Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals, Wiess Energy Hall, popular Hall of Paleontology.

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. They do not include separate tickets for special temporary exhibits.

Click here to see our detailed guide to visiting the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

Social Distancing & COVID-19

HMNS is operating at a reduced capacity, with measures to keep guests and staff safe. Staff will be monitoring and limiting visitors to each gallery space. Interactive exhibits will remain closed, and all museum guests must wear masks. The staff will all wear masks and gloves, with temperature checks before entering.

Businesses and organizations 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.


Full-price tickets are $25 for ages 12 and up; $16 for ages 3 to 11; $16 for ages $62 and up; discounted $11.10 tickets are available for most dates.

General admission is always free on Thursdays.

Click here to check for discounted tickets.

Houston Museum of Natural Science | Photo courtesy of Visit Houston

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Houston Museum of Natural Science