Houston Museum of Natural Science General Admission

Experience a wide variety of fun, informative and exciting adventures for adults and children, including the McGovern Hall of the Americas, Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals, Wiess Energy Hall and the brand new Hall of Paleontology.

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  • One of the most heavily attended museums in the US
  • Includes admission to the permanent exhibit halls, does not include special exhibitions, planetarium or butterfly center
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Houston Museum of Natural Science General Admission

Your self-guided tour of the HMNS Exhibit Halls may take as little as a half an hour or be an all day event...there is that much to see and learn! Ticket includes return visit privileges for the entire day.

Admission price includes access to all HMNS Exhibit Halls except certain "Special Exhibitions" and the Brown Hall of Entomology. Access to the Brown Hall of Entomology is included with admission to the Cockrell Butterfly Center.

Admission to the Permanent Exhibits is FREE Thursday afternoons. Check the main website for current information.

Monday – Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


$12.95 - $15.95


365 days after purchase

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Houston Museum of Natural Science

As one of the most heavily attended museums in the United States, and one of the most attended venues in Houston, the Museum houses the Burke Baker Planetarium, Wortham GIANT Screen Theatre, Cockrell Butterfly Center and a fascinating variety of permanent exhibit areas that examine astronomy, space science, Native American culture, paleontology, energy, chemistry, gems and minerals, seashells, Texas wildlife and much more.

What's Included

  • Exhibit Hall Entry