Currently on view at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Texas! marks the 175th anniversary of Texas independence and includes historic relics such as James Bowies famous knife, which was found at the Alamo, Davy Crocketts pistol, artifacts from the 1685 shipwreck of the La Belle, part of La Salles fleet, and the Come and Take It cannon, used in the war for independence from Mexico.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Through September 5. 5555 Hermann Park Drive. For information, call 713-639-4629 or visit www.hmns.org. $18 to $25.
March 6-Sept. 5, 2011