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The Houston Museum of Natural Science

5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030-1718
+1 713-639-4629
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Houston Museum of Natural Science General Admission
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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 outstretched arms.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030-1718
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"butterfly exhibit"
in 297 reviews
"egyptian exhibit"
in 96 reviews
"paleontology hall"
in 88 reviews
"gems and minerals"
in 76 reviews
"ancient egypt"
in 83 reviews
"energy hall"
in 60 reviews
"gem vault"
in 47 reviews
"dinosaur bones"
in 47 reviews
"texas wildlife"
in 44 reviews
"magna carta"
in 42 reviews
"energy exhibit"
in 41 reviews
"permanent exhibits"
in 112 reviews
"imax theater"
in 82 reviews
"all ages"
in 205 reviews
"museum of natural science"
in 100 reviews
"great exhibits"
in 92 reviews
"special exhibit"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A fun place to walk with butterflies, see dinosaurs, and artifacts from ancient Egypt. Great place to spend the day.

Thank richarddunaway
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Egypt exhibit with mummies rivaled the one in Egypt itself. real mummies and beautiful artifacts. also the dinosaur fossils and skeletons were great.

Thank Aaron S
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Reviewed yesterday

We have seen HMNS grow over the years and it is really a wonderful museum. We recently viewed the "Death by Natural Causes" exhibit, which was excellent - fun, informative and beautifully curated. I definitely recommend membership - without it the special exhibits can be...More

Thank TexYat
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to take the family. The variety of exhibits and the quality of them were great. Good for a 2-3 hour visit if you want to see everything.

Thank aperez301
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Got there on 8/13 Mon about 10:30AM. Walked right up to get out tickets and walked right into the 1st floor exhibit of dinosaurs. Very detailed and organized by "Million Years Ago" (MYA) compared to similar exhibits. Very well done. Several reviews mentioned they only...More

1  Thank Neelee
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I took my two grandsons 8 and 5. They loved the dinosaurs. We spent an hour just in that area alone. There is a lot to see. Staff was nice. My grandsons had lots of questions and they were on hand to answer. This place...More

Thank delher7212018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went with 10 yr old nephew, I loved it more than he did. The texas biozone arrangements are excellent and the cabinets of curiosity are tons of fun to explore.

Thank Liston R
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing place with lots of different things to see and do. The staff were so friendly and knowledgeable too. The dinosaurs were very impressive.

Thank TravNcinda
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great 3D theatre always a treat. I have been 2 times and both movies were wonderful. Buy your tickets online and use the will call Kiosk to avoid the long line

Thank 241Frank
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mom worked here for 30 years. I could walk over and visit quite often. So much great stuff, permanent exhibits and then the features. Over the years, loved so many! Lucy and Ethiopia, Lord of the Rings, Judaism and Dead Sea Scrolls, the Vatican,...More

Thank Mary G
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Neelee
13 August 2018|
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Response from Natalie1204 | Reviewed this property |
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
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Jeromy B
22 April 2018|
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Response from Thomas J | Reviewed this property |
No. The Butterfly exhibit is extra.
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hernandezlonie
15 March 2018|
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Response from Natalie1204 | Reviewed this property |
yes we did
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