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The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

One Nature Place
McKinney, TX 75069


  • Sun 1pm-5pm, Tue-Sat 9am-5pm
Visit the grounds for examples of native wildlife and plant life.

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  • The Ultimate Comeback
    Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 4 a.m. by Jamie Laughlin

    It’s rare to read the words “The dinosaur trail is stroller friendly,” and yet you will find exactly that at Heard Museum’s exhibit of life-sized animatronic dinos. That’s right, Heard is going all Jura...

  • Dinosaurs and Men Did Co-exist
    Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 3 a.m. by Catherine Downes

    The sixth annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-size Animatronic Dinosaurs exhibit is up and running. The exhibit is like Jurassic Park, but instead of real dinosaurs being cloned out of DNA preserved in a piece of prehistoric amber, it featu...

  • The Heard Has Gone Batty
    Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 4 a.m. by Daniel Rodrigue

    It turns out that for every time you've wondered why on earth mosquitoes exist, one relevant answer was, well, bat food. Apparently, bats aren't all leather-winged bloodsuckers hell-bent on feasting on the necks of randy teenagers. ...

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