Houston Museum of Natural Science
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- LECTURE-The First Big Trip - Are We There Yet? Africa And The Human Journey By John Kappelman
May 13, 6:30 p.m.
- LECTURE- Exploration To Exploitation - The Road From Plant Discovery To Market By Tony Avent
September 4, 6:30 p.m.
- LECTURE: Growing An Ark: The Expanding Role Of Botanic Gardens In Plant Conservation By Peter Wyse Jackson
November 6, 6:30 p.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.