Houston's Largest Science Museum

The Houston Museum of Natural Science - Houston

- Open Daily

The Deal

Open Daily
9:00am - 5:00pm (Last Entry to Special Exhibits 4:30pm)
About the Deal
  • Choose from one, two, four or six admissions to HMNS Permanent Exhibits, valid for adults or children
  • Permanent exhibits include the Hall of Ancient Egypt, Earth Forum, Gems and Minerals, Fabergé: The Art of Presentation, Hall of African Wildlife, and more!
What We Love
  • Explore Africa's wildlife, walk with the dinosaurs, and discover the wonders of the earth and beyond
  • Visit exhibits that are great for friends, family, or even exploring solo
  • See rare exhibits of rare artifacts, unbelievable gems and stones, unforgettable science displays, and more
Explore the world and beyond at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Share your love for the earth with friends or family with exhibits that would entertain even the most unwilling teenager. Discover what tickles your inner scientist with a range of displays: from Paleontology, gems & minerals, ancient Egypt, chemistry, wildlife, and more. With 16 permanent exhibitions, there's so much to see and do. So whether you want to look at the animals of Africa, be up close and personal in the Hall of Gems or go the distance at Burke Baker Planetarium, come see everything the Houston Museum of Natural Science has to offer.

Need to Know

Useful Info
  • Allow 2 or more hours to see HMNS Permanent Exhibit Halls
  • Please note that the Museum can be quite crowded on weekends and weekday mornings, due to the hundreds of thousands of students that visit HMNS each year. You can call 713-639-4629 to inquire about the crowds that are anticipated during your intended visit
For All Ages
Good for Groups
Smartphone or Printed Vouchers Accepted

Purchase this deal from Rush49 and receive a unique Voucher Code. You can access your voucher any time with your Rush49 account or receive via email.

Please present your Rush49 Voucher printed out or on a mobile device on the day of your visit to the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

Tickets Valid
Expires 180 Days from Purchase
Fine Print
  • The Museum provides handicapped access to all venues for patrons with disabilities. Wheelchairs available on request, subject to availability. See Museum Services desk
  • Flash photography is ONLY allowed in the Grand Hall and the rainforest of the Cockrell Butterfly Center
  • Selfie sticks, tripods and camera stands are not allowed anywhere in HMNS, HMNS Sugar Land and the George Observatory
  • Photography is not allowed in certain exhibitions. Please check for signs by the exhibit entrance for more information or ask a Museum employee
  • Valid only of the option purchased
  • This deal is non-refundable


Safety Measures
Frequent Disinfecting of High-Touch Areas
Sanitizing Dispensers
Masks (Employees)
Floor Markings for Distancing
Masks (Customers)
Visible Safety Signage
Hands-Free Entry
Capacity Limits
Contactless Interaction
Timed Entry
Additional Info
All guests over the age of 10 must wear a mask; the temperature of all employees will be measured before entering the museum. Plexiglass screens at visitor, information, and sales desks to serve as an additional barrier between employees and visitors. The Burke Baker Planetarium, Wortham Giant Screen Theatre and our satellite locations (HMNS at Sugar Land and the George Observatory in Fort Bend) will remain closed at this time.


Wheelchair Accessible
Members ALL DAY: $10
Nonmembers ALL DAY: $20

About the Business

The Business
The mission of the Houston Museum of Natural Science shall be to preserve and advance the general knowledge of natural science; to enhance in individuals the knowledge of and delight in natural science and related subjects; and to maintain and promote a museum of the first class. Discover all this and much more at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, one of the nation's most heavily attended museums.

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