• 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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