Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

A natural science education center and 289-acre wildlife sanctuary preserved in McKinney, Texas. The Heard is dedicated to demonstrating the extraordinary importance of protecting the environment and natural habitats through education and by example.


Exhibitions and events

"Texas Nessie" Plesiosaur Fossil Exhibit

Event until 31.12.2022 0:00

Experience the Heard's new exhibit! In May of 1991, avid fossil collector Mike Donovan made an amazing find in Collin County: the partial skeleton of a plesiosaur. In 2015, the bones were donated to...

Night Hike

Event on 15.01.2022 18:00

Explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of night with Heard Trail Guides. During our Night Hikes, attendees are encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life...

Night Hike

Event on 02.04.2022 20:00

Explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of night with Heard Trail Guides. During our Night Hikes, attendees are encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life...

Night Hike

Event on 14.05.2022 20:30

Explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of night with Heard Trail Guides. During our Night Hikes, attendees are encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life...


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