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The Houston Museum of Natural Science

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Houston Museum of Natural Science General Admission
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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...more
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5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030-1718
+1 713-639-4629
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum is always a great idea as there are various exhibits and things from which to to learn. The only problem is finding parking around the museum district.

Thank Notashlee
Reviewed 2 days ago

We've been here a handful of times now on visits to Houston. It's actually difficult to see everything in one day - we still haven't been to the top floor nor the basement! We love the special exhibits - a lot of time & effort...More

Thank Howietravels
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have visited the Museum in Hermann Park many times throughout the years. From school functions to family outings. I personally enjoy the visiting exhibits, such as the Lord of the Rings movie exhibit, and the Way of the Samurai.

Thank bencovarrubias
Reviewed 4 days ago

big museum, with a big diverse amount of exhibits. spread over 4 floors, there are plenty of things for both children and adults. highly recommend.

Thank trvlalot312
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have loved this Houston treasure for since we moved here 22 years ago. The exhibits are fresh, educational, interesting and well displayed. The employees are kind, helpful, educated about their areas and easy to find if help is needed. This museum honestly has the...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You will be just as excited as the children. Don't forget to look up everywhere you go. Informative, massive and fascinating.

Thank papertiger1979
Reviewed 6 days ago

So much to see you need to plan on a full day or two. We spent almost 6 hours and didn’t get through all of the exhibits. The only reason we stopped was we needed to eat. Recommend you check a map showing the area...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love our Museum of Natural Science! First, there is almost always a Groupon available to make it more affordable when you are bringing a lot of people. The paleontology exhibit is the best I've every seen and I recommend doing a guided tour to...More

Thank shfitzpa
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a spectacular time on this overnight trip to the museum. We travelled with about 12 memebers of our Pack from Austin area to Houston. The process to take part was pretty smooth but we do have a great coordinator who represents our pack...More

Thank DaeganFamily
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is good thing to do in Houston. Because Houston is not a tourist place. It’s business oriented city.

Thank Anand J
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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
Jeromy B
22 April 2018|
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Response from Thomas J | Reviewed this property |
No. The Butterfly exhibit is extra.
15 March 2018|
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Response from Natalie1204 | Reviewed this property |
yes we did