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Shark! The Live Touch Tank Experience
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Shark! The Live Touch Tank Experience HOUSTON-Get to know sharks in a new informative interactive opening at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. See what it's like to get up close and personal with sharks at the live shark touch tank, track great white sharks swimming in the Gulf of Mexico in real time, and see what's happening with sharks all over the world through amazing...
Necklace in platinum and diamonds, ca 1938. "Convertible" jewels of the 1930s could be divided into different smaller elements and worn independently. The sides of this necklace, for example, can be separated into two bracelets, two elongated plaque dress clips, and two small ones; or the central pendant can be worn on a bangle as its centerpiece, while the back clip can be worn as a brooch with appropriate fittings. Photo courtesy BVLGARI.
BVLGARI
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BVLGARI HOUSTON-Bulgari - jointly with the Houston Museum of Natural Science - is pleased to announce Bulgari: 130 Years of Masterpieces, an exhibition of approximately 150 sizable pieces of jewelry from...
Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters
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Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters HOUSTON—Discover the most incredible, violent, stunning events of the natural world in Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters, a special exhibition which opened during the start of...
Next Level Urgent Care Supports Fort Bend Community,  Sponsors Body Carnival at Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land
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Next Level Urgent Care Supports Fort Bend Community, Sponsors Body Carnival at Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land Houston (May 16, 2014) - The Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land and presenting local sponsor Next Level Urgent Care today opened the Body Carnival summer exhibition, running from May 16...
70th Anniversary of D-Day Observed Through Special Screening of Film, Two-Bell Ceremony, and WWII Camp Reenactment
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70th Anniversary of D-Day Observed Through Special Screening of Film, Two-Bell Ceremony, and WWII Camp Reenactment FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WHAT: Join us for special Memorial Day weekend events remembering and honoring those who serve and have died in military service: Friday, May 23: Battleship Texas Exhibit...
Battleship Texas Exhibit Celebrates D-Days 70th Anniversary, Makes HMNS Debut
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Battleship Texas Exhibit Celebrates D-Days 70th Anniversary, Makes HMNS Debut HOUSTON-It is June 6, 1944, and a fleet of battleships are in position for a large-scale, Allied invasion in Normandy, France. Among the ships sits the mighty battleship USS Texas, firing upon German...
Xplorations Summer Science Adventures available at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
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Xplorations Summer Science Adventures available at the Houston Museum of Natural Science HOUSTON-Dinosaurs, robots, and wizards - oh my! These are just a few of the signs that it's once again time for Xplorations Summer Camps at The Houston Museum of Natural Science. Camps begin June 2...
Magna Carta. Image courtesy of The Chapter of Hereford Cathedral.
Original Magna Carta and Only Known Copy of Kings Writ United for First Time in U.S.
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Original Magna Carta and Only Known Copy of Kings Writ United for First Time in U.S. HOUSTON-An original edition of the "Magna Carta," and the only known example of the King's Writ, a letter from King John to the Sheriff of Gloucester dated June 20, 1215 A.D. announcing the signing...
Leuchtenberg Tiara by Faberge, workmaster August Holmstrom, St. Petersburg c. 1895. Image courtesy the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
Faberg: A Brilliant Vision
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Faberg: A Brilliant Vision HOUSTON-Simply hearing the name Fabergé evokes the splendor and extravagance of late 19th and early 20th century Imperial Russia. The House of Fabergé designed the renowned Imperial...
First-ever Giant Screen 3D film to soar above the Holy Land, JERUSALEM, to open at HMNS Giant Screen Theatre Oct. 4
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First-ever Giant Screen 3D film to soar above the Holy Land, JERUSALEM, to open at HMNS Giant Screen Theatre Oct. 4 HOUSTON-Jerusalem: sacred to half the people on earth; fought over more than any other place in history; conquered and destroyed, rebuilt and reinvented repeatedly over 5,000 years. Now, for the...
Meet Our Curators
Joel A. Bartsch
Joel A. Bartsch
Robert T. Bakker Ph.D.
Robert T. Bakker Ph.D.
Daniel M. Brooks Ph.D.
Daniel M. Brooks Ph.D.
Nancy Greig Ph.D.
Nancy Greig Ph.D.
Adam Mekler
Adam Mekler
Jerome A. Offner, Ph.D.
Jerome A. Offner, Ph.D.
Carolyn Sumners Ed.D
Carolyn Sumners Ed.D
David Temple
David Temple
John W. Tunnell, Jr. Ph.D.
John W. Tunnell, Jr. Ph.D.
Dirk Van Tuerenhout Ph.D.
Dirk Van Tuerenhout Ph.D.
Our Mission 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.