HMNS Announces 60-hour Marathon For Last Three Days Of Body Worlds 2

February 11, 2009

Gunther von Hagens’ Body Worlds 2 & The Brain – Our Three Pound Gem, currently on display at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, will remain open for 60-hours straight on the final weekend.


During the final weeks Body Worlds 2 tickets are available from 9 a.m., and the last ticket is sold at 7:30 p.m. The museum will close at 9 p.m.  Beginning Feb. 20, The Houston Museum of Natural Science will stay open 24 hours a day until 9 p.m. on Feb. 22, to accommodate last-minute visitors.


Body Worlds is the most successfully touring exhibit ever. During the final week the Houston Museum of Natural Science anticipates Body Worlds 2 will be extremely busy, and urges visitors to allow extra time for waiting in line and viewing the exhibition.


Additional tips include:


Buy early: Advanced ticket purchases are strongly recommended as timeslots can sell out very quickly. Visitors can purchase tickets online at, by phone at 713-639-4629, or at the museum box office, One Hermann Circle Drive. For specific information about wait times call ahead.


Timed tickets: All tickets to Body Worlds 2 are sold in 15-minute increments. Allow ample time for both waiting and viewing the exhibition.


The Gunther von Hagens’ Body Worlds exhibits are the first public anatomical exhibitions, using bodies that have been donated for Plastination.  The exhibitions have been on display worldwide for 15 years and so far, more than 26 million visitors have viewed the exhibitions at venues in 40 cities across Asia, Europe, the United States and Canada. For more information visit



InstantNewsWestu Staff

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