Sharks! The Meg, The Monsters, & The Myths

Sharks! The Meg, The Monsters, & The Myths

Discover the incredible diversity of these successful predators and explore their unique adaptations and behaviors, which continue to inspire scientific innovation on a global scale. Take a deep dive into the fascinating world of these sometimes fearsome and often misunderstood creatures in Sharks! The Meg, The Monsters, & The Myths exhibition at HMNS.


King Tut's Tomb: The Discovery Experience

This ticket includes admission to our permanent exhibit halls.

Travel to the fabled Valley of the Kings as famed Egyptologist Howard Carter peers inside of Tutankhamun's tomb at treasures that have not been seen in over 3,000 years. Walk the dark passageway that leads to the tomb and explore the burial chamber and rooms packed with the king's treasures for the afterlife. Then embark on an immersive journey as the vibrant floor-to-ceiling tomb paintings that aided Tutankhamun in navigating the afterlife come alive before you. Come, walk in the footsteps of Howard Carter, and immerse yourself in the wonders of Tutankhamun's tomb.


HMNS Permanent Exhibits

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.


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.


Members: HMNS permanent exhibits are always free!


Dinosaurs of Antarctica 3D

Dinosaurs of Antarctica tells the story of a changing environment at the bottom of the world where dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures once roamed freely in a lush landscape. As the climate changes again today, melting Antarctic ice is allowing discovery of the continent's history-including the fossils of new dinosaurs.

Give to the HMNS Annual Fund

The Annual Fund supports world-class exhibitions and educational programming for the Houston community. With your help, we can spark a life-long appreciation of the natural world in all our visitors, both in person and online.

$1 Every dollar counts!

$10 Help us provide science education resources for teachers, students, and families

$25 Help us develop innovative enrichment programs for learners of all ages


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