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Amber Secrets: Feathers From the Age of Dinosaurs

Even the thinnest cuticle of a mite and all eight of its many-jointed legs can be preserved perfectly and seen in amber. But the greatest find has been seeing feathers in amber. Are the feathers from dinosaurs? Or birds from the Cretaceous age? See for yourself and decide which amber secrets are revealed.

 

Members: $5. Adult Tickets: $30.

HMNS Permanent Exhibits

Experience a wide variety of fun, informative and exciting adventures for adults and children, including the McGovern Hall of the Americas, Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals, Wiess Energy Hall and the brand new Hall of Paleontology.

 

Your self-guided tour of the HMNS Exhibit Halls may take as little as a half an hour or be an all day event...there is that much to see and learn! Ticket includes return visit privileges for the entire day.

 

Admission price includes access to all HMNS Exhibit Halls except certain "Special Exhibitions" and the Brown Hall of Entomology. Access to the Brown Hall of Entomology is included with admission to the Cockrell Butterfly Center.

 

Admission to the Permanent Exhibits is FREE Thursday afternoons. Check the main website for current information.

 

Members: HMNS permanent exhibits are always free! Adult Tickets: $25.

 

Mummies of the World

Mummies of the World is the largest exhibition of real mummies and related artifacts ever assembled, presenting a never before seen collection of naturally and internationally preserved human and animal mummies. This compelling collection, presented with reverence and dignity, includes ancient mummies from South America, Europe and ancient Egypt, dating as far back as 4,500 years.

 

Visitors embark on a journey into the extraordinary world of mummies and mummification. Through modern science, engaging interactives and multimedia exhibits, the exhibition reveals how the scientific studies of mummies provides a window into the lives of ancient people from every region of the world, offering unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilizations.

 

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