Brazos Bend State Park Photo Gallery



One meter Reflector

research telescope

and guiding scopes

Challenger Center-

Space Shuttle Area

Exhibit Hall

Observatory at


George Observatory

        Nature Center George Observatory Volunteers in Action Special Events Wildlife Locations Facilities

The George Observatory-Challenger Learning

Center/Houston Museum of Nature Science

opened its doors in October, 1989.

It is open to the general public Saturdays from

3:00 - 10:00, and other dates by reservation


This facility offers a variety of different

educational packages.