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Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
Ranked #2 of 45 things to do in McKinney
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Nature Reserve, garden, hiking trails and nature center provides an escape to nature.
Reviewed 24 January 2018

I took my 6 year old Grandson when the dinosaurs were on display. He had a great time! We enjoyed the museum and the butterfly garden as well. It is small, but great for the little ones that don't have a long attention span.

1  Thank Lori H
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"butterfly garden"
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"gift shop"
in 8 reviews
"live animals"
in 8 reviews
"pioneer village"
in 7 reviews
"walking trails"
in 10 reviews
"animated dinosaurs"
in 4 reviews
"native plants"
in 4 reviews
"on display"
in 4 reviews
"dinosaur bones"
in 4 reviews
"grandkids love"
in 3 reviews
"indoor exhibits"
in 3 reviews
"educational programs"
in 3 reviews
"family outing"
in 5 reviews
"field trip"
in 4 reviews
"outdoor experience"
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"inside the building"
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"forested area"
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

It needs remodeling but its good adventure for the younger crowd - its not a "go and repeat" for me and my family but it is a nice place for a contained hike and local awareness.

1  Thank Seana M
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We love to visit the Heard Sanctuary with our grandkids and visitors to the area. There's always something new to appreciate. The peace and quiet are invigorating.

1  Thank M B
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is a great place for children - when they have the dinosaurs. But for adults, we were very disappointed in birds and wildlife...there were none! Decided we would have been better off to put bird seed in our feeders at home - we would have seen more birds. We thought the cost of admission was too high for what we got out of it.

2  Thank Beachlover1949
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Get out of the house/apt/whatever...take a nice fairly flat walk around the grounds. From a butterfly enclosure -- a few zoo type exhibits.....dinosaurs...and overall nice "thru the woods" type afternoon or day. You can not go wrong. Seasonal settings.

Thank skystryd
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