Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in the Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex

Learn. Explore. Escape.

Since 1967, the Heard has been dedicated to bringing nature and people together through a variety of events and educational opportunities in our 289-acre nature preserve and museum.

Upcoming Events

The goal of Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary is to connect our visitors with nature in hopes of inspiring within each person a deeper appreciation for the environment. Since 1967, the Heard has been dedicated to carrying out this vision through providing a variety of events and programs in our 289-acre nature preserve and museum.

Zip Line Day

December 4, 2021 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm See Details

Bear Cubs: Fur Feathers & Ferns

December 4, 2021 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm See Details

Bear Cubs: Super Science

December 4, 2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm See Details
Signage at the entrance of Heard Museum

About Heard

Bringing Nature and People Together

Founded in 1967, the Heard is a private 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and consists of a 289 acre nature preserve and a natural science museum and exists to bring nature and people together to discover, enjoy, experience, restore, and preserve our priceless environment.