• 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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  • Zip Line Day

    Jun 2nd, 2018
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    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. Click to learn more and register.

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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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  • Nature Story Time

    Jun 8th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Zip Line Day

    Jun 16th, 2018
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    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. Click to learn more and register.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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