Proctor Museum Of Natural Science

630 Uvalde Road
Houston, TX 77015

713-453-8363

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Proctor Museum of Natural Science (PMNS herein), as set out in our charter, is as follows:

This corporation is organized exclusively for scientific, educational and charitable purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and insofar as the following are not inconsistent with such section of the IRS Code, to:

Organize and finance the collecting and transporting of objects, articles, elements and items of the natural history of the Earth, Man, the Solar System and the Universe;

Organize and finance the display, demonstration and exhibition of objects, articles, elements and items of the natural history of the Earth, Man, the Solar System and the Universe;

Organize, finance and provide for the study of the natural history of the Earth, Man, the Solar System and the Universe;

Organize, finance and provide for the facilities for the study, display, demonstration and exhibition of objects, articles, elements and items of the natural history of the Earth, Man, the Solar System and the Universe;

Acquisition of: objects; articles; elements; items; and recorded information (including, but not limited to recording by the following means: written, photographic, artistic rendition, video-tape, audio-tape, computer creation, and all other means of recording whatsoever) on of the natural history of the Earth, Man, the Solar System and the Universe;

Acquisition of scientific and educational material for the purpose of dissemination of such knowledge to the public to carry out the purposes for which this corporation is founded and to provide funds for such purposes, provided such activities are not inconsistent with aforementioned section of the IRS Code;

Organize, finance and provide for the education of persons in the natural history of the Earth, Man, the Solar System and the Universe;

Join with other persons, organizations or other entities, including governmental and private, in endeavors toward any of the other purposes herein set forth;

The collection, study and display of various forms of flora and fauna of the world and universe;

Organization, financing, housing, staffing and maintenance of a library of original scientific works, scientific archives, collection of stored flora, reference material and all other aspects and services of a library; and

Any and all other lawful purposes and activities, which are exclusively for scientific, educational and charitable purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, including where not in conflict with said section, the acquisition and sale of real and personal property, not in conflict with the other purposes herein set forth or in violation of law, which are in support of and/or ancillary to those purposes herein set forth, in order to assist, allow or effectuate the other purposes herein set out, involving the natural history of the Earth, Man, the Solar System and the Universe.

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