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Experience the thrill of paleontology first-hand! Several species of cast fossil dinosaurs await discovery in the Dig Pit! Budding scientists will be delighted to dig for dinosaurs under the watchful gaze of a prehistoric archelon, the largest sea turtle ever discovered.
Admission to the HMNS at Sugar Land exhibit halls requires a separate ticket purchase.
From 2 terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex to colorful, living frogs, HMNS at Sugar Land has something for everyone. This satellite facility of the Houston Museum of Natural Science has permanent galleries reflecting the most popular exhibit areas of the main Museum campus, each of which present required science topics for Texas schools as fun and engaging activities for the whole family.
Spend some time hanging out in the trees! Immerse yourself in an indoor tree house and explore firsthand who lives in trees through stereoscopic viewfinders, tracking clues, natural artifacts, and sound.
The lively setting will have you roaming from tree to tree to house as you discover the many habitats that trees provide for animals large and small-and people, too. You will uncover fascinating facts about who actually lives in trees, what kinds of animal clues to look and listen for in the forest, and how people use trees for their homes. While evoking the playful spirit of childhood tree houses, this exhibition challenges visitors to play inside the tree houses.