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so much to see in a small walking distance

something for everyone-the Houston Museum of Natural Science is the 4th most visited location in the United States; the Museum of Fine Arts is incredible for its great collection... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Houston, Texas
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261 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

something for everyone-the Houston Museum of Natural Science is the 4th most visited location in the United States; the Museum of Fine Arts is incredible for its great collection n and first rate exhibits that only few receive in the US, the Contemporary Arts Museum has the new and Avant and is a charming completely free adventure-I recommend all three... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum district is great. There are several different museums to choose from. Most have parking on site or close, but if you drive around a little you can find either street parking (sometimes free) or free lots close by. Several green spaces, especially around Herman park. And there a few places to grab some food.

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Thank Dree411
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice outdoor areas, well maintained green spaces, lots of museums, great photo opts. Best suited for the outdoor lover, and art lover. The Mecom Fountain is beautiful.

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Thank Daniel P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rothko exhibit was wonderful. Two large buildings for the MFA with parking in front. The Contemporary Museum is on the corner, don't miss it. This smaller space has wonderful art and the downstairs store is always a great place to find a treasure. The sculpture garden is next to the outdoor parking lot and sometimes you will find food... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

world class culture and museums to visit in this area and close by to montrose where you can visit the best restaurants and bars in Houston

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Houston, Texas
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Houston's Museum District keeps getting better and better. I have lived in the city for about 35 years and have seen the transformation of the museums in the district from just ok to great museums. There are many museums in the area: The Museum Of Fine Arts, The Contemporary Art Museum of Houston, The Menil Collection, The Houston Museum of... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area of Houston is very beautiful! Everything is few minutes - museums, restaurants, nice area on walk. Definitely go there if you'll be in Houston for couple days!

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So impressed with Houston's Museum District. So much to offer - picturesque gardens, fountains and sculptures. Loved wandering around.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

It is not hard to get around on foot. All 19 museums are well identified in four sections. Tremendous amount of museums in Houston, for every taste. Some of my favorites: Rothco Chapel, Menil Collection, Byzantine Chapel, Asia Society Center, Holocaust Museum, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, The Museum of Fine Arts and Cullen Garden,

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houston
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Beautiful location. I always see weddings or quincenaras photographed around this area. Great place to drive through in the city.

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