May 19 2020
Jan 03 2021
Death by Natural Causes

Death by Natural Causes

Presented by Houston Museum of Natural Science at Houston Museum of Natural Science

Snakes. Spiders. Sharks.  The things you fear are the least of your worries! Death by Natural Causes will introduce patrons to the range of “animal, vegetable and mineral” dangers that lurk in their everyday lives.  Through a collection of specimens, text and interactives, visitors can see what can cause a death, either directly or indirectly, from the natural world. Poisonous, venomous and toxic are just a few of the terms that will be clarified, and things you interact with almost daily will be used as examples—mushrooms, snakes, spiders and even common foods! Old wives tales and urban myths will be debunked, as visitors travel through five general areas of rich graphics, compelling visuals and surprising specimens.

Organized by the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Local support provided by the Harriet and Truett Latimer Endowment Fund and the John P. McGovern Foundation.

Admission Info

$28 Adults, $18 Children, $10 HMNS Members

Phone: 713-639-4629

Dates & Times

2020/05/19 - 2021/01/03

Location Info

Houston Museum of Natural Science

5555 Hermann Park Drive , Houston, TX 77030