Houston Museum of Natural Science
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- Lecture - Natural History and Aesthetics - Why Should We Care About Nature? by Harry Greene
September 22, 6:30 p.m.
- Cultural Feast - Oktoberfest: The History and Science of Beer
September 23, 7:00 p.m.
- Class - An Overview of the Energy Industry
September 25, 8:30 a.m.
About Houston Museum of Natural Science
The Houston Museum of Natural Science houses the Burke Baker Planetarium, Wortham IMAX® Theatre, Cockrell Butterfly Center and over a dozen permanent exhibit areas that examine astronomy, space science, Native Americans, paleontology, energy, chemistry, gems and minerals, seashells, Texas wildlife and more. In addition, the museum frequently presents traveling exhibitions on a variety of topics. The Museum also maintains two satellite facilities: The George Observatory in Fort Bend County, which houses one of the largest telescopes in the country that is available for public viewing; and The Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land, which has exhibits on dinosaurs; mineralogy; exotic, live insects and more.