• Nature Story Time

    May 26th, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Story Times are designed primarily for young children and will introduce a different nature-themed book each week. During many of the story times, a puppet, live animal or enrichment items will be included to enhance the experience. These programs should last approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the book covered. 

    These programs are included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

    Story Times are available for groups of 10 or more by reservation only. Please contact us at info@heardmuseum.org for more information.

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

    May 29th, 2017
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    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 2nd, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Story Times are designed primarily for young children and will introduce a different nature-themed book each week. During many of the story times, a puppet, live animal or enrichment items will be included to enhance the experience. These programs should last approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the book covered. 

    These programs are included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

    Story Times are available for groups of 10 or more by reservation only. Please contact us at info@heardmuseum.org for more information.

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  • Butterflies 101

    Jun 3rd, 2017
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Learn 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 3rd, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 4th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Museum Open Special Hours 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

    Jun 5th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    The Heard is usually closed on Mondays, but will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on this date. Please note that guests may not be admitted after 2 p.m. See www.heardmuseum.org/hours for complete schedule.
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  • FULL - Nature Art Camp

    Jun 5th, 2017
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    This camp is now full. An additional Nature Art Camp is offered July 17-21. Click here for additional information.

    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. 

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  • Keeper Camp 1

    Jun 5th, 2017
    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.

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 6th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 7th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 8th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Nature Story Time

    Jun 9th, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Story Times are designed primarily for young children and will introduce a different nature-themed book each week. During many of the story times, a puppet, live animal or enrichment items will be included to enhance the experience. These programs should last approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the book covered. 

    These programs are included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

    Story Times are available for groups of 10 or more by reservation only. Please contact us at info@heardmuseum.org for more information.

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 9th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • 2nd Saturday Bird Walk

    Jun 10th, 2017
    8:00am - 9:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    If you've ever had an interest in birding but haven't known where to start, this is a great opportunity to learn some basics. This is also a great program for those who have been birding for a while and would like some pointers. Second Saturday Bird Walks are designed to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and ID techniques.

    No reservations are required, but you must arrive on time (8 a.m.). This walk is included in general admission and is free for Heard Museum members. Second Saturday Bird Walks are only offered September through June each year. For more information about birding at the Heard, click here

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  • Zip Line Day

    Jun 10th, 2017
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    During our Zip Line Days, guests climb a 23ft tree to our zip platform then proceed to a 487 ft. zip line. Purchase one ticket ($12 each) for each time you would like to travel down the zip line. Pre-reservations required.

    Click date to register: June 10

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 10th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 11th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Museum Open Special Hours 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

    Jun 12th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    The Heard is usually closed on Mondays, but will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on this date. Please note that guests may not be admitted after 2 p.m. See www.heardmuseum.org/hours for complete schedule.
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  • Camp Bobcat

    Jun 12th, 2017
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    These 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! 

    Click here to register

    Click here for more information

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 13th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 14th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 15th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Nature Story Time

    Jun 16th, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Story Times are designed primarily for young children and will introduce a different nature-themed book each week. During many of the story times, a puppet, live animal or enrichment items will be included to enhance the experience. These programs should last approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the book covered. 

    These programs are included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

    Story Times are available for groups of 10 or more by reservation only. Please contact us at info@heardmuseum.org for more information.

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 16th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • 3rd Saturday Nature Talks: Amazing Moths

    Jun 17th, 2017
    9:30am - 10:30am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Leave a light on at night and you’re bound to be visited by moths! At first glance these nocturnal insects may seem a bit boring, but after this program, you’ll learn to look at them differently. They are diverse, gorgeous, and important! Sam Kieschnick, urban wildlife biologist for Texas parks and Wildlife, will teach you all about the nightlife of these nocturnal flyers.

    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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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 17th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 18th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Museum Open Special Hours 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

    Jun 19th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    The Heard is usually closed on Mondays, but will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on this date. Please note that guests may not be admitted after 2 p.m. See www.heardmuseum.org/hours for complete schedule.
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  • Camp Bobcat

    Jun 19th, 2017
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    These 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! 

    Click here to register

    Click here for more information

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 20th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 21st, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 22nd, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Nature Story Time

    Jun 23rd, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Story Times are designed primarily for young children and will introduce a different nature-themed book each week. During many of the story times, a puppet, live animal or enrichment items will be included to enhance the experience. These programs should last approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the book covered. 

    These programs are included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

    Story Times are available for groups of 10 or more by reservation only. Please contact us at info@heardmuseum.org for more information.

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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 23rd, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 24th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Jun 25th, 2017
    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. Click here to learn more. This exhibit is open only during regular operating hours and is included in general admission (free for Heard Museum Members). Click here to view the Heard's regular hours of operation.
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