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HMNS - Wiess Energy Hall 3.0

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txtiger    66

File this under 'Interior Buildouts,' I suppose...

 

Some great overviews of the forthcoming Wiess Energy Hall at HMNS can be found over on Vimeo.  Latest, here:  

 

 

 

 

 

(HMNS' page, with other updates:  https://vimeo.com/user39050446 )

 

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ArtNsf    167

This is so fascinating and fun !  So, where is HMNS located (and what does it stand for) ?  There was nothing in the description to indicate so far. 

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bobruss    2540

Just watching the video got me wanting to go see this new exhibit. Quite a production and the exhibition hall looks stunning. This is a fabulous improvement to the petroleum exhibition space. Can't wait.

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bobruss    2540

Its also one of the top 5 museums in the United States in attendance.

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ArtNsf    167
1 hour ago, Naviguessor said:

Houston Museum of Natural Science.  It's located in Houston.  Museum District. 

Thanks for clarifying that for me !  I've been there so many times as a kid.  I'll have to go back and visit when I'm in town.  I know there is tons to see that has changed in the last few decades.

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bobruss    2540

interesting report. Thanks for sharing. It looks like it slipped down to 9th. They were up in the top five a couple of years ago. 

Its really a nice little jewel, and I especially enjoy the mineral collection. I could look at them all day.

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Houston19514    2259
1 hour ago, bobruss said:

interesting report. Thanks for sharing. It looks like it slipped down to 9th. They were up in the top five a couple of years ago. 

Its really a nice little jewel, and I especially enjoy the mineral collection. I could look at them all day.

 

I think the "top 5" ranking may have been achieved by counting the Smithsonian institutions as one.

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BeerNut    350

Wow this looks amazing!  I work in O&G so I get to see this out in the field but I always enjoy well done interactive exhibits.

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txtiger    66

Neat footage of the "Eagle Ford Shale Experience" around 3:20, in the latest update on Vimeo:

 

 

(^Comes across a little like the old Body Worlds attraction at Epcot's defunct Wonders of Life pavilion...)

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