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Museum of Natural Science


Museum of Natural ScienceMuseum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030

PHONE: 713.639.IMAX


The Houston Museum of Natural Science,

one of the nation's most-heavily attended museums-is a centerpiece of the Houston Museum District. With four floors of permanent exhibit halls, including the Wortham IMAX® Theatre, Cockrell Butterfly Center, Burke Baker Planetarium and George Observatory and as host to world-class and ever-changing touring exhibitions, the Houston Museum has something to delight every age group. With such diverse and extraordinary offerings, a trip to the Houston Museum of Natural Science, located at 5555 Hermann Park Drive in the heart of the Museum District, is always an adventure.


With 2,497,950 in paid ticket sales from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2009, the Houston Museum of Natural Science has one of the highest attendances of any museum in the United States, following only the Smithsonian Institution and the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art and the American Museum of Natural History. The museum has been within the top five most-attended museums in the United States for more than a decade.




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(PINK) Contemporary Arts Museum, (BLUE) Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
(BLACK) Museum of Natual Science, (GREEN) Health Museum,
(RED) Miller Outdoor Theatre, (ORANGE) Houston Zoo