The Heard Nature Museum Will Make Your Love of Nature Bloom

Did you know? In the wild, important agricultural plants–from bananas, breadfruit, and mangoes to cashews, dates, and figs–rely on bats for pollination and seed dispersal. Learn more about these amazing animals in  new exhibit Denizens of Darkness at the Heard Nature Museum.

Night Hike

July 23, 2011, 8:15pm

Sneak a peek into the nocturnal world and experience nature in a whole new way! Registration required. Email to reserve your spot.

Native Texas Butterflies

Through September 30, 2011

Enjoy being immersed among native Texas fluttering butterflies in the butterfly house and garden. This is also a beautiful setting for family photos.

Dinosaurs Live!

October 1, 2011 to January 29, 2012

Encounter life-size animatronic, dinosaurs along the Heard’s nature trails at the 6th annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-size Animatronic Dinosaurs at the Heard.

Animal Adventure Camp – Next Week – July 18-22

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. More info.



Book your holiday party by September 30th (for November 28th-December 16th) and receive a $200 discount!  Looking for a unique venue for your company or organization’s holiday party?  Treat up to 350 guests to a party that includes access to The Heard’s Holiday Trail of Lights, a half-mile nature trail that is lit with thousands of holiday lights and decor, many synchronized to music. More info>


Offer Expires: September 30, 2011