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Make Every Day a Museum Day

March 15, 2022
Make Every Day a Museum Day

Art, history or science — if there’s a subject you’re are interested in, you can explore it with a trip to one of Fort Bend County’s many museums. Museums encourage creativity and the development of critical thinking skills, plus they’re just fun. Exchange screen time for museum time at one of these museums located near Veranda:

Richmond

George Ranch Historical Park
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays
$15 adults, $12 seniors, $10 children 4-12, free for 3 and under

Think history is dry and boring? Think again. This internationally recognized living history site located on a 20,000+-acre working ranch features historic homes, costumed docents, hands-on activities, cattle working and blacksmithing demonstrations and more!

The Fort Bend Museum
9 a.m-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat.
$12 adults, $10 seniors, $8 children 4-12, free for 3 and under

Explore the history of Fort Bend from Stephen F. Austin's Colony in 1822 through World War II in 1945. The complex includes the museum, the Long-Smith Cottage, the 1883 John M. Moore Home and the McFarlane House.

Rosenberg

Rosenberg Railroad Museum
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., 1-4 p.m. Sun.
$9 adults, $7 seniors, $6 children 2-14, free for 2 and under

All aboard for fun at this hidden gem detailing the history of trains. Exhibits include N scale, HO scale, O scale and G scale layouts, historical railroad artifacts, 1800's Bath House, Tower 17, MoPac Caboose and the "Quebec," a beautiful, fully restored 1879 business railcar.

The Black Cowboy Museum
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.
$10 adults, $7 seniors, $7 children 5-15, free for 4 and under

Step into the boots of Bass Reeves, Nat Love and Bill Pickett while learning about the contributions Black cowboys made to the history of the West.

Sugar Land

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tues.-Sat.
$15 adults ages 1+, $14 seniors 65+

Children learn through play at this hands-on museum built specifically for them. The museum features five exhibits and an ever-changing roster of activities.

Art Museum TX
11 a.m.-7 p.m. Wed., Thurs, and Sat.; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sun.
Free

Located in Sugar Land Town Square, this contemporary art museum showcases the works of local artists. 

The Houston Museum of Natural Science
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thurs.-Sun.
$13 adult, $10 children general admission

Explore the wonders of science, technology, space, dinosaurs and more. The museum features 17 permanent exhibits including Discovery Works, a hands-on physics laboratory for kids. Special exhibits, the planetarium and butterfly center can be accessed for an additional fee. 

Sugar Land Foundation Museum
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tues.-Sat.
Free

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the history of Sugar Land can be found here, including exhibits about life in a company town, railroads, the people and more. 

George Observatory
3-10 p.m. Sat.
$10 per person

Explore the galaxy at Brazos Bend State Park. Recently reopened after a three-year renovation period, the observatory features real-time camera feeds from the telescopes, expert interactions with astronomers and a laser tour of the night sky

 

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