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The Houston Museum of Natural Science

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Science Complex Founded in 1909

The Houston Museum of Natural Science has was established in 1909 and has evolved into a complex that is home to nationally acclaimed science venues like the Cockrell Butterfly Center and Burke Baker Planetarium.

When visiting the natural science museum, you can expect to find popular permanent exhibits like the its hall of paleontology, hall of Texas wildlife, hall of gems and minerals, and a giant screen theatre that regularly showcases documentaries and films related to natural science. Because the museum is one of the most revered museums of its kind in the country, you'll want to devote the whole day to its exploration.

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