• Nature Story Time

    Apr 27th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • City Nature Challenge: Team Heard

    Apr 28th, 2018
    9:00am - 1:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Walk on Team Heard as we work to show the nation that DFW can boast the most species of wildlife as part of the City Nature Challenge! From 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on April 15, we’ll have “coaches” on hand to help you learn how to score points for the Metroplex as you ID species of wildlife on the Heard’s 289-acre sanctuary. You will only need to show up with a smart phone with the iNaturalist app and your love of nature. This event is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Click here to learn more.
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  • 3 Hour Wetland Canoe Trails - SOLD OUT

    Apr 28th, 2018
    10:00am - 1:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    This program is now sold out.

    Experience the amazing diversity in wetland vegetation and wildlife while learning about the history and basics of wetland ecology. After a safety and canoeing introduction, spend about 40 minutes on a guided trail around the Heard wetlands, followed by free paddle time to explore on your own. Pre-registration required. Click here to learn more and register.

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  • A Tour of the Most Extreme Places in Our Solar System

    Apr 28th, 2018
    6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Magic Planet Exhibit

    Get ready to dive into learning about some of the coolest, most incredible things ever discovered here on Earth and throughout the Solar System!

    Dr. David Baker, Chair and Professor of Physics at Austin College and Director of the Adams Observatory, will guide us as  we explore the amazing features of our own celestial neighborhood— planets, dwarf planets, satellites, asteroids, comets, Kuiper Belt objects, Oort Cloud icy bodies, and, of course, the Sun itself—and the processes that make them so remarkable. This premiere adult event will feature our new 4-foot diameter Magic Planet digital global display. 

    The museum building will also be open to explore during this event. All participants must be age 21 or older. Two complimentary servings of wine or soda will be provided as will light hors d’oeurves. Parking is free. Pre-registration is required.

    Ticket Info

    • Public
      • Individual: $19 per person
      • Groups of 2+: $17.50 per person
    • Heard Members
      • Individual: $16 per person
      • Groups of 2+: $15 per person

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  • Nature Story Time

    May 4th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Spring Night Hike

    May 5th, 2018
    8:00pm - 9:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of night with Heard Trail Guides. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the Heard. Preregistration is required for all night hikes. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Story Time

    May 11th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    May 12th, 2018
    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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  • Zip Line Day

    May 12th, 2018
    Noon - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    During our Zip Line Days, guests climb a 23-ft tree to our zip platform then proceed to a 487ft Zip line. Purchase one ticket ($12 each) for each time you would like to travel down the zip line. Pre-registration required. Click here to learn more and register. 
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  • Nature Story Time

    May 18th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Third Saturday Nature Talks

    May 19th, 2018
    9:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Third Saturday Nature Talks are offered monthly. These programs are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. Click here to learn more about Third Saturday Nature Talks.
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  • 3 Hour Wetland Canoe Trails

    May 19th, 2018
    10:00am - 1:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Experience the amazing diversity in wetland vegetation and wildlife while learning about the history and basics of wetland ecology. After a safety and canoeing introduction, spend about 40 minutes on a guided trail around the Heard wetlands, followed by free paddle time to explore on your own. Pre-registration required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Story Time

    May 25th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    May 28th, 2018
    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

    Jun 1st, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Butterfly Talk: Butterflies 101

    Jun 2nd, 2018
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    McKinney Monarch InitiativeLearn about the butterflies of our area, how to identify them, and the role they play in nature. This program will include a visit to the butterfly garden to see them in various stages of their development.

    Designed primarily for adults. Interested youth may attend withan adult. May not be suitable for children younger than 10 years. Talks are led by Melanie Schuchart, one of our key butterfly volunteers. Each presentation will last about an hour followed by a walk through the butterfly house and garden. Included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. No preregistration required.

    Click here to learn more about the Heard's Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden.

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 2nd, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Date Night at the Heard

    Jun 2nd, 2018
    6:00pm - 9:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Date Night at the Heard will be a fun, outdoor fundraising event featuring live music, dancing, a cash bar and tasty food trucks. The event will be for guests ages 21+; however, we will have limited child care available. Event admission includes free parking. Watch for more information and ticketing--coming soon!
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 3rd, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 5th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 6th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 7th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Nature Story Time

    Jun 8th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 8th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    Jun 9th, 2018
    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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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 9th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 10th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Special Summer Monday Hours

    Jun 11th, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Heard will be open for general admission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 11, 18, 15 and July 9, 16, 23, 30. Guests may not be admitted after 2 p.m. on these dates.

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  • Keeper Camp 1

    Jun 11th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Campers experience a behind-the-scenes, hands-on adventure with our education and exhibit animals. Learn about our different animals and what it takes to properly care for them. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Keeper Camp 1

    Jun 12th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Campers experience a behind-the-scenes, hands-on adventure with our education and exhibit animals. Learn about our different animals and what it takes to properly care for them. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 12th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Keeper Camp 1

    Jun 13th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Campers experience a behind-the-scenes, hands-on adventure with our education and exhibit animals. Learn about our different animals and what it takes to properly care for them. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 13th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Keeper Camp 1

    Jun 14th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Campers experience a behind-the-scenes, hands-on adventure with our education and exhibit animals. Learn about our different animals and what it takes to properly care for them. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 14th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Keeper Camp 1

    Jun 15th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Campers experience a behind-the-scenes, hands-on adventure with our education and exhibit animals. Learn about our different animals and what it takes to properly care for them. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Story Time

    Jun 15th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 15th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Third Saturday Nature Talks

    Jun 16th, 2018
    9:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Third Saturday Nature Talks are offered monthly. These programs are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. Click here to learn more about Third Saturday Nature Talks.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 16th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 17th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Special Summer Monday Hours

    Jun 18th, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Heard will be open for general admission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 11, 18, 15 and July 9, 16, 23, 30. Guests may not be admitted after 2 p.m. on these dates.

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 18th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 19th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 19th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 20th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 20th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 21st, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 21st, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 22nd, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register

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  • Nature Story Time

    Jun 22nd, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 22nd, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 23rd, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 24th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Special Summer Monday Hours

    Jun 25th, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Heard will be open for general admission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 11, 18, 15 and July 9, 16, 23, 30. Guests may not be admitted after 2 p.m. on these dates.

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 25th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 26th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 26th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 27th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 27th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 28th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 28th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 29th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.

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  • Nature Story Time

    Jun 29th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 29th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 30th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 1st, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Kids' Mini Camps

    Jul 3rd, 2018
    9:30am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Summer Mini Camps offer opportunities to fit in extra fun and learning in nature! Choose from three different mini camps: each one covers a different topic and includes indoor activities and time outside exploring our 289-acre nature preserve. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 3rd, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 4th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Kids' Mini Camps

    Jul 5th, 2018
    9:30am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Summer Mini Camps offer opportunities to fit in extra fun and learning in nature! Choose from three different mini camps: each one covers a different topic and includes indoor activities and time outside exploring our 289-acre nature preserve. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 5th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Kids' Mini Camps

    Jul 6th, 2018
    9:30am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Summer Mini Camps offer opportunities to fit in extra fun and learning in nature! Choose from three different mini camps: each one covers a different topic and includes indoor activities and time outside exploring our 289-acre nature preserve. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Story Time

    Jul 6th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 6th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Butterfly Talk: Creating Your Butterfly Nursery

    Jul 7th, 2018
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    McKinney Monarch InitiativePreparing for a butterfly “baby” (caterpillar) is much easier than preparing for a human baby. At this talk, you’ll learn how to prepare your “nursery” (garden) for the next generation of beautiful butterflies. No experience? No problem. We’ll walk you through the basics, including what butterflies will lay eggs on, what the caterpillars need to eat and how to support their parents.

    This program is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members. Designed primarily for adults. Interested youth may attend with an adult. May not be suitable for children younger than 10 years.

    Click here to learn more about the Heard's Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden.

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 7th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 8th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Special Summer Monday Hours

    Jul 9th, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Heard will be open for general admission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 11, 18, 15 and July 9, 16, 23, 30. Guests may not be admitted after 2 p.m. on these dates.

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 9th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 10th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 10th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 11th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 11th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 12th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 12th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 13th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Story Time

    Jul 13th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 13th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 14th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 15th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Special Summer Monday Hours

    Jul 16th, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Heard will be open for general admission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 11, 18, 15 and July 9, 16, 23, 30. Guests may not be admitted after 2 p.m. on these dates.

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 16th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Art Camp

    Jul 16th, 2018
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Youth artists will follow in the footsteps of great artists such as Audubon and Monet with unique opportunities to create their own art inspired by nature and live animals. Each day, a different type of medium will be explored. All art supplies are included. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 17th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Art Camp

    Jul 17th, 2018
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Youth artists will follow in the footsteps of great artists such as Audubon and Monet with unique opportunities to create their own art inspired by nature and live animals. Each day, a different type of medium will be explored. All art supplies are included. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 17th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 18th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Art Camp

    Jul 18th, 2018
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Youth artists will follow in the footsteps of great artists such as Audubon and Monet with unique opportunities to create their own art inspired by nature and live animals. Each day, a different type of medium will be explored. All art supplies are included. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 18th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 19th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Art Camp

    Jul 19th, 2018
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Youth artists will follow in the footsteps of great artists such as Audubon and Monet with unique opportunities to create their own art inspired by nature and live animals. Each day, a different type of medium will be explored. All art supplies are included. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 19th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 20th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Art Camp

    Jul 20th, 2018
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Youth artists will follow in the footsteps of great artists such as Audubon and Monet with unique opportunities to create their own art inspired by nature and live animals. Each day, a different type of medium will be explored. All art supplies are included. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Story Time

    Jul 20th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 20th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Third Saturday Nature Talks

    Jul 21st, 2018
    9:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Third Saturday Nature Talks are offered monthly. These programs are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. Click here to learn more about Third Saturday Nature Talks.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 21st, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jul 22nd, 2018
    All-day Event
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

    This exhibit is open during our hours of normal operation. Please see our hours page for information. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here

    This area is also a great setting for nature photography and portraiture (small fee applies--click here for more information).

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  • Special Summer Monday Hours

    Jul 23rd, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Heard will be open for general admission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 11, 18, 15 and July 9, 16, 23, 30. Guests may not be admitted after 2 p.m. on these dates.

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  • Nature Art Camp

    Jul 23rd, 2018
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Youth artists will follow in the footsteps of great artists such as Audubon and Monet with unique opportunities to create their own art inspired by nature and live animals. Each day, a different type of medium will be explored. All art supplies are included. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Keeper Camp 1

    Jul 23rd, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Campers experience a behind-the-scenes, hands-on adventure with our education and exhibit animals. Learn about our different animals and what it takes to properly care for them. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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