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Houston Museum of Natural Science

Faberge Artisan Demonstration and Tour

Wednesday, May. 10, 2017 – Wednesday, May. 10, 2017

06:00 PM
US/Central

Fabergé craftsmen innovated and perfected numerous gemstone-cutting and metalsmithing techniques. During this exclusive evening, several of these techniques--cabochon fashioning, stone faceting, stone carving, enameling, guilloche, chasing, repoussé--will be demonstrated by artists of the Houston Museum of Natural Science Volunteer Guild known as the Rock Stars. In addition to artisan demonstrations, this evening includes a guided tour of the new exhibition "Fabergé: Royal Gifts featuring the Trellis Egg Surprise."

HOURS & ADMISSION

  • Monday - Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Permanent Exhibits
    • Adult Ticket: $25 (ages 12 and up)
    • Child Ticket: $15 (ages 3-11)
    • Children ages 2 and under: FREE
    • College Students with ID: $15
    • Seniors (62+): $15
    • Military (with ID): $8
    • Groups (10+): $8
    • School Groups: $3.50
    • Members Pricing:
    • Member Adult: FREE
    • Member Child: FREE
    Free Thursdays: 2-5 pm Roam the Serengeti, walk with dinosaurs and discover the world’s mineral wonders – all for free!

Directions & Parking

  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking is available in our 6-story garage located on Caroline just south of Hermann Drive. Parking is just $5 for Museum members $10 for nonmembers with Museum ticket stub and $20 for all others. Some curbside parking is available near the Museum entrance and in Hermann Park.

Special Offers / Dining

The Museum offers easy access to a quick meal at McDonald's in the Grand Entry Hall. Open between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. McDonald's also offers the option to pre-order meals for field trips.

Please note: Food and beverages are not allowed inside the Museum exhibit halls or theaters.

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