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.

Early Giving: North Texas Giving Day

September 17, 2021 12:00 am – 11:59 pm See Details

Zip Line Day

September 18, 2021 9:00 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.