Science Talk

Showing Pluto Some Love

The dwarf planet gets some much-deserved affection at HMNS.

08/07/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 17-19

Blade Runner at Market Square Park, A Fistful of Soul, Mixers and Elixirs at HMNS and Nicki Minaj and Tanlines in concert

07/15/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Summer Solstice

Here Comes the Sun

Welcome the longest day of the year.

06/19/2015 By Trey Strange

Summer Movies

Is Jurassic World Dino-Mite?

An HMNS paleontology guide on the latest prehistoric blockbuster

06/15/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 12-14

A superhero workshop, a Shakespearean ballet, Rhett Miller in concert, a geek bash at HMNS and Sixteen Candles

06/10/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

personal essay

Rediscovering the Museum of Natural Science

I took mandatory field trips to the HMNS every year from kindergarten through sixth grade. Now, for the first time in years, I felt ready to give it another chance.

04/16/2015 By Shondrika Cook

Interview

Meet the Director of Dinosaurs at HMNS

David Temple has the job you always wanted as a kid.

06/02/2014 By Peter Holley

Museum District Guide

The Best Gift Shops in the Museum District

Need a uterus-shaped pillow? How about a wooden bowtie?

06/02/2014 By Kerry Howley

Slideshow

The Museum District in 10 Objects

A guide to finding the Berlin Wall and other pieces of history

06/02/2014

In-Town Travel

Take a Staycation: How to Spend 48 Hours in the Museum District

Ditch the car, grab your clubs, and come hungry

06/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

History

The Magna Carta Comes to HMNS

Catch a rare glimpse of one of democracy’s founding documents.

02/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

Ice House

The Case Against Squishing

HMNS entomologist Nancy Grieg wouldn’t hurt a fly.

09/30/2013 By Catherine Matusow