• Museum closes early at 3 p.m. for event

    Oct 21st, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    The museum will close to the public at 3 p.m. on this date. Please note that guests may not be granted entry less than an hour before posted closing times (no guests admitted after 2 p.m.).
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  • 3rd Saturday Nature Talks

    Oct 21st, 2017
    9:30am - 10:30am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    This program is open to the public and is free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. These talks begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise listed. Click here to learn more.
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  • Halloween at the Heard

    Oct 21st, 2017
    6:00pm - 10:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    This event is SOLD OUT. No additional tickets will be sold at the door.

    Experience Collin County’s premier family-friendly Halloween event at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary. Halloween at the Heard features a safe environment to experience the joy of trick-or-treating along the eerie Dinosaurs Live! Live-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs trail. Families will enjoy an evening full of fun activities including a presentation of a family-friendly movie on the Heard's outdoor amphitheater stage. Click here to learn more.

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  • Nature Story Time

    Oct 27th, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Oct 30th, 2017
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Please note that guests may not be granted entry less than an hour before posted closing times.
     
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  • Nature Story Time

    Nov 3rd, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Nature Story Time

    Nov 10th, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    Nov 11th, 2017
    8:00am - 9:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Monthly Bird Walks at the Heard The Heard Museum and Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society (PTAS) offer guided bird walks on the Heard Sanctuary. Walks begin promptly at 8 AM and last 1.5 hours (with optional extended time if some participants are interested). If you come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it is important to be on time. Walks are included in regular admission. These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There will also be plenty of opportunity for questions. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks.

    Click here to learn more about birding at the Heard

    This event is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

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  • Night Hike

    Nov 11th, 2017
    6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of night with Heard Trail Guides. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the Heard. Pre-registration is required for this program.

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  • Nature Story Time

    Nov 17th, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • 3rd Saturday Nature Talks

    Nov 18th, 2017
    9:30am - 10:30am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    This program is open to the public and is free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. These talks begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise listed. Click here to learn more.
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  • Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Nov 20th, 2017
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Please note that guests may not be granted entry less than an hour before posted closing times.

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  • Nature Story Time

    Dec 1st, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Nature Story Time

    Dec 8th, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    Dec 9th, 2017
    8:00am - 9:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Monthly Bird Walks at the Heard The Heard Museum and Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society (PTAS) offer guided bird walks on the Heard Sanctuary. Walks begin promptly at 8 AM and last 1.5 hours (with optional extended time if some participants are interested). If you come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it is important to be on time. Walks are included in regular admission. These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There will also be plenty of opportunity for questions. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks.

    Click here to learn more about birding at the Heard

    This event is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

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  • Nature Story Time

    Dec 15th, 2017
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Holidays at the Heard

    Dec 15th, 2017
    6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Holidays at the Heard brings the beauty of the holiday season into nature. Bundle up and experience the most unique holiday event in North Texas! Guests will see lights and holiday décor along a half mile Heard nature trail. In keeping with the Heard’s role as a nature preserve, this light display is designed to enhance, rather than overpower, the sanctuary’s natural beauty.

    Children and the young at heart will enjoy the opportunity to take a photo with Father Christmas and Mother Nature in a festive setting. Hot beverages and treats will be available for purchase. Family-friendly entertainment will complement the holiday atmosphere.

    Tickets will be available to the public beginning November 17. The Heard Museum Members-Only Pre-Sale will be available from November 10-16.

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  • 3rd Saturday Nature Talks: Winter Walk

    Dec 16th, 2017
    9:30am - 10:30am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Let’s walk way back into the woods and look for the mighty trees along Wilson Creek, deer hiding in the woods or geese and ducks in the wetlands.

    This program is open to the public and is free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. These talks begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise listed. Click here to learn more.

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  • Holidays at the Heard

    Dec 16th, 2017
    6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Holidays at the Heard brings the beauty of the holiday season into nature. Bundle up and experience the most unique holiday event in North Texas! Guests will see lights and holiday décor along a half mile Heard nature trail. In keeping with the Heard’s role as a nature preserve, this light display is designed to enhance, rather than overpower, the sanctuary’s natural beauty.

    Children and the young at heart will enjoy the opportunity to take a photo with Father Christmas and Mother Nature in a festive setting. Hot beverages and treats will be available for purchase. Family-friendly entertainment will complement the holiday atmosphere.

    Tickets will be available to the public beginning November 17. The Heard Museum Members-Only Pre-Sale will be available from November 10-16.

    Click here to learn more

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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    Jan 13th, 2018
    8:00am - 9:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Monthly Bird Walks at the Heard The Heard Museum and Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society (PTAS) offer guided bird walks on the Heard Sanctuary. Walks begin promptly at 8 AM and last 1.5 hours (with optional extended time if some participants are interested). If you come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it is important to be on time. Walks are included in regular admission. These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There will also be plenty of opportunity for questions. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks.

    Click here to learn more about birding at the Heard

    This event is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

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  • Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Jan 15th, 2018
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Please note that guests may not be granted entry less than an hour before posted closing times.

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  • Night Hike

    Jan 20th, 2018
    6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of night with Heard Trail Guides. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the Heard. Pre-registration is required.

    Click here for more information and registration

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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    Feb 10th, 2018
    8:00am - 9:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Monthly Bird Walks at the Heard The Heard Museum and Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society (PTAS) offer guided bird walks on the Heard Sanctuary. Walks begin promptly at 8 AM and last 1.5 hours (with optional extended time if some participants are interested). If you come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it is important to be on time. Walks are included in regular admission. These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There will also be plenty of opportunity for questions. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks.

    Click here to learn more about birding at the Heard

    This event is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

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  • Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Feb 19th, 2018
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Please note that guests may not be granted entry less than an hour before posted closing times.

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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    Mar 10th, 2018
    8:00am - 9:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Monthly Bird Walks at the Heard The Heard Museum and Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society (PTAS) offer guided bird walks on the Heard Sanctuary. Walks begin promptly at 8 AM and last 1.5 hours (with optional extended time if some participants are interested). If you come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it is important to be on time. Walks are included in regular admission. These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There will also be plenty of opportunity for questions. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks.

    Click here to learn more about birding at the Heard

    This event is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

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  • Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Mar 12th, 2018
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Please note that guests may not be granted entry less than an hour before posted closing times.

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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    Apr 14th, 2018
    8:00am - 9:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Monthly Bird Walks at the Heard The Heard Museum and Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society (PTAS) offer guided bird walks on the Heard Sanctuary. Walks begin promptly at 8 AM and last 1.5 hours (with optional extended time if some participants are interested). If you come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it is important to be on time. Walks are included in regular admission. These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There will also be plenty of opportunity for questions. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks.

    Click here to learn more about birding at the Heard

    This event is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    May 12th, 2018
    8:00am - 9:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Monthly Bird Walks at the Heard The Heard Museum and Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society (PTAS) offer guided bird walks on the Heard Sanctuary. Walks begin promptly at 8 AM and last 1.5 hours (with optional extended time if some participants are interested). If you come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it is important to be on time. Walks are included in regular admission. These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There will also be plenty of opportunity for questions. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks.

    Click here to learn more about birding at the Heard

    This event is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

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  • Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    May 28th, 2018
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Museum open special Monday hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Please note that guests may not be granted entry less than an hour before posted closing times.

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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    Jun 9th, 2018
    8:00am - 9:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Monthly Bird Walks at the Heard The Heard Museum and Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society (PTAS) offer guided bird walks on the Heard Sanctuary. Walks begin promptly at 8 AM and last 1.5 hours (with optional extended time if some participants are interested). If you come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it is important to be on time. Walks are included in regular admission. These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There will also be plenty of opportunity for questions. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks.

    Click here to learn more about birding at the Heard

    This event is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

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