Houston Museum of Natural Science

Explore attractions in nearby Houston

Houston Museum of Natural Science

During your Galveston, Texas vacation getaway get out and about and explore the incredible attractions found in and out of the city. Houston is just a short drive away and is one of the state’s biggest cities. Many exciting activities and attractions can be found here just under an hour’s drive away from your vacation rental. One of the best attractions in the city to enjoy is the Houston Museum of Natural Science. This educational hub is home to a variety of exciting exhibits that rotate throughout the year. Here is what you can find with a trip to the Houston Museum Science Museum:

Exciting Exhibits

You can find a variety of home exhibits that do not change throughout the year which feature incredible specimens. The Life in Stone exhibit showcases beautiful gem carvings by artist Gerd Dreher who is recognized as one of the world’s most talented gemstone carvers. Or check out the Tourmaline Treasures for one of the world’s finest “jewel boxes” with naturally crystalized tourmalines.s The Cockrell Butterfly Center is one of the most popular exhibits where you can find hundreds of exotic butterfly species from all over the world. Most of the specimens cannot be observed anywhere else.

Burke Baker Planetarium

Come enjoy one of the world’s leading digital planetarium programs at the Burke Baker Planetarium. This local exhibit features incredible showcases of our universe. Your kids will love the displays of Black Holes, Tales of a Time Traveler, Solar Superstorms, and the Edge of Darkness. Showings are offered every half hour during the day with one of each screening held each day.

Finding the Houston Museum of Natural Science

You can enjoy the incredible Houston Museum of Natural Science during your Galveston vacation getaway. You can find the museum located at 5555 Hermann Park Dr in Houston, Texas. Call with any questions at 713-639-4629 or visit their website found at www.hmns.org/cockrell-butterfly-center/. Tickets are $9 for adults and $8 for children.

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