Houston Museum of Natural Science

Dreher Masterworks

Friday, Jun. 3, 2022 – Monday, May. 29, 2023

About the event

Dreher Masterworks showcases the most highly sought-after masterpieces of the gem carver’s art.
Created by four generations of masters from the Dreher family in Idar-Oberstein, Germany, these exquisite pieces are brought to life using ruby, sapphire, aquamarine, topaz, and other rare gemstones.

This limited engagement is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity–an exhibition of the highest possible quality–exclusively at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.


  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (last entry at 4:30 pm)
    Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm (last entry at 5:30 pm)
    Free Tuesdays (not available on Feb. 20 or May 7, 2024), 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm (last entry at 7:30 pm)
    Holiday hours may differ. Please check www.hmns.org/visit/hours-and-pricing for information.
  • General Admission/Permanent Exhibits
    • Adult Ticket: $25 (ages 12 and up); members are free
    • Child Ticket: $16 (ages 3–11); members are free
    • Children under age 2: FREE
    • College Students with ID: $16
    • Seniors (62+): $16
    • Military (with ID): $16
    • Groups (10+): $16
    Permanent Exhibits are free during special Tuesday hours. The times change seasonally, so please check HMNS Hours and Pricing for current hours and other important information.

Directions & Parking

  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking is available in our 6-story garage located on Caroline just south of Hermann Drive. The parking garage is $10 for museum members and $30 for all others. Some free parking is available near the Museum entrance and in Hermann Park. Click here for details.

Special Offers / Dining

Our dining program features two locations serving up a broad range of cuisine—everything from hamburgers to artisan sandwiches.

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


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