Visitor looking at Glass Flowers Gallery

We Care: COVID-19 Admission Policies

The health and safety of visitors and staff is our top priority. We have limited capacity and all admissions REQUIRE reservations. Reserve your spot today and learn more about our requirements for onsite visitation. HMSC will continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic.




Visitors in Earth and Planetary Science Gallery

Gallery Renovation

The Earth & Planetary Sciences Gallery is undergoing renovations. While the exhibition remains open to the public, a significant number of rocks and minerals are not displayed. We look forward to welcoming you to the renovated gallery, complete with new specimens, in Spring 2022.



yellow glass flower

New Exhibition

From the Hands of the Makers explores what it takes to both make and conserve a model and investigates the lingering mysteries surrounding the making of the glass flowers—closely held secrets that only modern technology can reveal.