Visiting museums is an excellent way to learn about history, science, culture, and a whole lot more. If you’re thinking of an exciting science adventure for your kids, then this satellite branch of the Houston Museum of Natural at Sugar Land should be at the top of your list.
The museum offers a wide array of exhibits and activities that the whole family will love. There are permanent galleries at the main museum campus featuring these:
- Space Science
- Earth Science
- Life Science
- Discovery Works
- Hall of Paleontology
- Digital Dome Theater
Would you believe that this museum is home to more than 1.5 million objects in its collection?
This site offers hands-on science education. Kids and adults alike get to experience a face-to-face encounter with life-sized dinosaurs.
Those who are fascinated by outer space will appreciate the Hall of Space Science. They’ll have a chance to view images from the Hubble Telescope and experience up-close encounters with meteorites that crashed into Earth. The Digital Dome Theater offers a virtual ride into the vast outer space. Explore through the solar system to look for Ice Worlds. See the Dawn of the Space Age.
The Hall of Paleontology features dinosaurs like Ankylosaurus, Stegosaurus, and Triceratops. They have a large collection of fossils from the Paleozoic era.
The Discovery Works area is for visitors who find science fun and exciting. There are different machines like pulleys and gears and levers. Visitors are allowed to touch, push, turn, or spin the machines. You’ll also find out how light waves work and how you can send a whisper across the room.
A visit to the butterfly garden in spring allows you to see many colorful butterflies and flowers.
Aside from these permanent attractions, they host special events and interactive exhibits.
The Robot Zoo is an interactive exhibition where visitors get to see larger-than-life animal robots. How would you like to see a robot chameleon change colors or see it “walk” on the ceiling?
There are Nature Classes now and then. They recently featured some of the most unique insects.
Explore a big collection of interesting fossils and marvel at the Salt Water Aquarium Hall.
Aside from the educational and interesting attractions they offer, this satellite Sugar Land branch offers venues for private parties, wedding receptions, birthdays, seminars, team buildings, etc.
The newly built Hall of Technology features state-of-the-art innovations that would make a great venue to celebrate the birthday of someone who takes interest in Chemistry, Geology, and Energy. Guests have the opportunity to check how much they know about basic chemistry theories. They can even check out the inner elements of a cellular phone.
How about a party with the mighty T. Rex and many exotic frogs for your son’s birthday?
They have different event venues, from sophisticated to dramatic to out-of-this-world themes. You can host an event for just 20 people to as many as 600 guests.
The museum is open from Thursday to Sunday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. It is located along Highway 59.
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