Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary

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Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX

From September 3, 2022 through February 20, 2023, visitors to Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas will be able to let their imagination run wild as they travel back in time along a half-mile nature trail with eleven life-size animatronic dinosaurs. During the 16th Annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs exhibit,Read More

Free

Preschool Nature Explorers

TX

Encourage your preschooler's love of nature! Preschoolers will have the opportunity to explore all that the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary has to offer. In each class, your child will be engaged in hands-on learning experiences that promote a connection to nature. Pre-registration required. Classes meet once weekly (Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday) fromRead More

$250

2nd Saturday Bird Walk

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX

2nd Saturday Bird Walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There are also plenty of opportunities provided for participants to ask questions from experienced birders. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks. This program is typically offered monthly from September through June annually. TheseRead More

Free

Zip Line Day

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX

During our Zip Line Days, guests climb a 23-ft. tree to our zip platform and then proceed to a 487-ft. zip line. Purchase one ticket ($12 each) for each time you would like to travel down the zip line. Pre-registration is required.

$12
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