Permanent Exhibit Halls
11 halls and countless exhibits
Moody Family Children's Museum
Roam and play and discover together on an adventure filled with an indoor nature hike, a pint-sized farmer's market, a water play table, and crawling up, over, and through just about everything in sight.
Lamar Hunt Family Sports Hall
Put your athletic prowess to the test and understand the physical and mental demands it takes to become a great athlete.
Discovering Life Hall
Get ready for an indoor nature walk — where everything from single-cell organisms to complete ecosystems will open your mind to the power and potential of living things.
Being Human Hall
From basic anatomy to mysteries of the mind, we are complex beings with infinite wonders to explore.
Texas Instruments Engineering and Innovation Hall
Come and build a better building, program movements in our 3D animation lab — even design and build a robot to race through a maze, pick up objects, or go head to head with other robots!
The Rees-Jones Foundation Dynamic Earth Hall
Gaze into the eye of the storm, feel the ground quake beneath your feet, and take in a nearly fully articulated mammoth fossil.
Tom Hunt Energy Hall
Come dive into the possibilities of energy and learn how we harness natural resources like oil, natural gas, and alternative energies.
Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall
Your eyes will be amazed by Earth's original rock stars as they glisten, glimmer, and glow. Explore both the practical and beautiful aspects of these complex structures that serve as the building blocks of our planet.
Expanding Universe Hall
From an interactive stargazing adventure to an unusual obstacle course that moves at the speed of light, hands-on discovery is yours to be had. Stand in awe at the beauty of the stars, planets, and distant galaxies.
T. Boone Pickens Life Then and Now Hall
Study everything from ancient animal bones and rare fossils to the bodies and behaviors of modern-day animals, and get an up-close-and-personal look into dinosaur life.