• Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Nov 20th, 2017
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Please note that guests may not be granted entry less than an hour before posted closing times.

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  • Nature Story Time

    Dec 1st, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Nature Story Time

    Dec 8th, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    Dec 9th, 2017
    8:00am - 9:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Monthly Bird Walks at the Heard The Heard Museum and Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society (PTAS) offer guided bird walks on the Heard Sanctuary. Walks begin promptly at 8 AM and last 1.5 hours (with optional extended time if some participants are interested). If you come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it is important to be on time. Walks are included in regular admission. These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There will also be plenty of opportunity for questions. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks.

    Click here to learn more about birding at the Heard

    This event is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

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  • Nature Story Time

    Dec 15th, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Holidays at the Heard

    Dec 15th, 2017
    6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Holidays at the Heard brings the beauty of the holiday season into nature. Bundle up and experience the most unique holiday event in North Texas! Guests will see lights and holiday décor along a half mile Heard nature trail. In keeping with the Heard’s role as a nature preserve, this light display is designed to enhance, rather than overpower, the sanctuary’s natural beauty.

    Children and the young at heart will enjoy the opportunity to take a photo with Father Christmas and Mother Nature in a festive setting. Hot beverages and treats will be available for purchase. Family-friendly entertainment will complement the holiday atmosphere.

    Tickets will be available to the public beginning November 17. The Heard Museum Members-Only Pre-Sale will be available from November 10-16.

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  • 3rd Saturday Nature Talks: Winter Walk

    Dec 16th, 2017
    9:30am - 10:30am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Let’s walk way back into the woods and look for the mighty trees along Wilson Creek, deer hiding in the woods or geese and ducks in the wetlands.

    This program is open to the public and is free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. These talks begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise listed. Click here to learn more.

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  • Holidays at the Heard

    Dec 16th, 2017
    6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Holidays at the Heard brings the beauty of the holiday season into nature. Bundle up and experience the most unique holiday event in North Texas! Guests will see lights and holiday décor along a half mile Heard nature trail. In keeping with the Heard’s role as a nature preserve, this light display is designed to enhance, rather than overpower, the sanctuary’s natural beauty.

    Children and the young at heart will enjoy the opportunity to take a photo with Father Christmas and Mother Nature in a festive setting. Hot beverages and treats will be available for purchase. Family-friendly entertainment will complement the holiday atmosphere.

    Tickets will be available to the public beginning November 17. The Heard Museum Members-Only Pre-Sale will be available from November 10-16.

    Click here to learn more

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