Hours of Operation

Regular Museum Hours

Monday-Saturday: 10am-5pm
(Moody Family Children's Museum on the Lower Level Monday: noon-5pm, Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm)
Sunday: noon-5pm 

Thursday Night Late Nights: 5-9pm 
(Extended hours the first Thursday of each month. Also enjoy a late-night film and special interactive programming!) 
(last exhibits entry at 3:30pm regular hours, or an hour and a half before closing for extended hours) 

School Group/Field Trip Traffic Calendar
Tuesday-Friday: 9am-2:30pm, June-February
Monday: 9am-2:30pm, limited groups March-May

Member-Only Hours

Please note: Tomorrow, April 18, the Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall will be closed during member-only hours from 8:30-10am and will reopen at 10am. Please be aware of this closure as you plan your visit to the Museum.

For select dates, choose "Perot Exhibit Halls (member-only access)" in the ticketing system to reserve your tickets for member-only hours. Remember to reserve online in advance of your visit, as tickets do sell out.

Member Mornings
Saturday: 8:30-10am
Sunday: 10am-noon

Mondays, 10am-noon: Moody Family Children's Museum

By popular demand, we’ve reserved Monday mornings for members only in the Moody Family Children’s Museum. You will receive a member sticker upon entry to Museum exhibits that will provide access to the Children’s Museum. 

Select Monday Holidays
8:30-10am on select Monday holidays (MLK Day, January 20, 2014; Presidents' Day, February 17; Memorial Day, May 26; Labor Day, September 1)