AGVENTURE

Visit Agventure, presented by Occidental Petroleum, located in Hall A of NRG Center, to learn all about agriculture. It’s a great place for children and adults alike. Nearly every species of livestock can be found inside this fun and educational area, with several live animal exhibits. Exhibits are included with NRG Park admission, unless otherwise noted. All exhibits are open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Birthing Center

Birthing Center

Welcome baby animals into the world at the Birthing Center! Watch as they take their first steps, and see how their mothers nurture them.

Breed Row Barn

Breed Row

Every breed of livestock has different qualities and attributes which are important to farmers and producers. At Breed Row Barn, get a close look of several different breeds of swine, cattle, sheep and goats.

Fisheries

Touch Tank

This exhibit highlights commercial fishing and aquaculture as part of the Texas agricultural economy.

Check out the Touch Tank, where you can get a closer look at what's in the water!

Honey Bees

Honey Bees

Ever heard the phrase “busy as a bee”? See how these hardworking bees work to make honey in their hives and learn the importance of pollination.

Enjoy an up-close, care-free experience as these bee hives are fully-encased in protective plastic!

Horticulture

Soil

Take a journey underground! Learn about insects, worms, and ant colonies, as well as the importance of soil composition, water, and vegetation in urban and rural agriculture.

Play in the dirt and plant a Sunflower seed of your own to take home! And, check out the Rainwater Harvesting exhibit! 

Milking Parlor

Milking Parlor

Ever wonder where your glass of milk comes from?

Here you will see real, live demonstrations of a cow being milked, and learn how the milk is transported to your grocery store.

Demonstration Times
  • Monday – Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Petting Zoo

Petting Zoo

The petting zoo includes a wide variety of animals — from the exotic to those found on a typical farm.

Children and adults of all ages will enjoy watching the animals playfully interact with each other and their visitors.

Pony Rides

Pony Rides

Time to saddle up! Beautiful Welsh ponies walk carousel-style with their young riders.

Cost: $7 per ride, per child. Professional photos are available for an additional cost.

Poultry

Poultry

See eggs incubating and baby chicks hatching!

The poultry exhibit also includes adult chickens.

Rabbits

Rabbits

Rabbits love attention and affection. The rabbit exhibit features several different breeds of rabbits, and provides visitors the chance to interact with these playful and furry animals.

Tour of Texas

Tour of Texas

Visit the different regions of Texas, including the Gulf Coast, the Pineywoods and Prairies, the Panhandle Plains, Big Bend Country, the Hill Country and the South Texas Plains, and see how each region contributes to the world of agriculture.

We're Small Y'all Barn

Small Y'all

No, they’re not babies, they’re miniature!

Different types of miniature farm animals call this barn home. Many of the miniature livestock breeds today were bred to their small stature over generations. Come learn why sometimes smaller is better!