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Houston Museum District

Houston, TX
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Ranked #5 of 175 Attractions in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Museums
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Walking
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Bug Tussle
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173 reviews 173 reviews
57 attraction reviews
381 helpful votes 381 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

There is plenty to see in the museum district. You can park and walk to more than one museum. Two a day is my limit. Lunch nearby and drive on home. Wonderful day.

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Rowlett, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

This is a great little place to take the kids... It's one of those hidden secrets nestled right in the middle of downtown Houston but if you don't know about it you would never find it or guess that it is there!!! What a pleasant surprise to find it. Perfect size to take the grandkids just enough rides and indoor... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I admit there are many good museums in the district. However, many of them are just average. Walking distance to most of the museums. Nothing very surprising actually.

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Houston, Texas
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

In Houston, due to the hot and humid weather most of the time, people don't walk much. The Museum District of Houston offers several museums all within a few minutes of each other. Not far away is the Herman Park & Zoo. You can easily spend 2-3 days just exploring the Museum District and nearby Montrose. This area is less... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I absolutely love going to the museum district. It's a great place for couples, family and even going solo. There is so much to do between all the museums and park nearby.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have always enjoyed going to the museums and to eat at the restaurant, as well as attend catered exhibits, before viewing both old and new exhibitions.

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Toronto, Canada
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155 reviews 155 reviews
123 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Parking the car is not an issue in this neighborhood but going into any of the attractions you will have to pay. Worth a quick walk.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

If you've only got time to visit one museum don't miss the Houston Museum of Natural Science! There dinosaur exhibit if like nothing I've seen. If you have time for two museums, and you have kids, make sure you go to the Children's Museum. It's incredible as well!

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Definately got to visit this District. It has so many diverse Museums there is something for everyone. The area around has Lakes, gardens, open air theatre - A real must see, take a long walk around, the excercise and culture with do you good!

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Hammond, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Couldn't get in to see the Magna Carta tough. Lines too long and not well organized. We had shorter lines at the Louvre in Paris.

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