Houston Museum of Natural Science
Yay science! We aim to preserve, advance, and enhance your knowledge of natural science. And make sure you have fun doing it!
Free hours: Thurs, 2 - 5 pm
Notes: Helmed as one of the city’s most popular museums, HMNS houses some pretty gnarly collections, such as the Burke Baker Planetarium, Wortham GIANT Screen Theatre, the gorgeous Cockrell Butterfly Center, and permanent exhibit areas that cover everything from astronomy and space science to paleontology and wildlife. Permanent exhibits are free to explore on Thursday afternoons, so you can save your hard-earned cash while indulging in Houston’s finest venue.