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Houston Museum District

Houston, TX
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Ranked #4 of 173 Attractions in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Walking
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Hammond, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

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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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The museums are close together but don't plan on seeing everything in one day. Don't miss the sculpture garden.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I love the Houston Museum district! It is great to be able to walk and access so much culture in one area! My only regret is that I did not have more time to experience more of the museums, although I did visit a couple. If you are looking for cultural diversity alongside a fun, uplifting, educational experience than this... More

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Converse, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Houston traffic is some of the worst and thankfully everything is within walking distance though in the Texas heat not so much. the HMD offers something for everyone and is worth the visit. Check their website for listings on when the museums have free admission, usually on Thursdays.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This area of houston is Worth at LEAST one afternoon. Liked the various choices. No downsides that I experienced.

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Chester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My 2 younger sisters have been living in Houston 4 over 30 years due to their jobs. I visit them once a year-we're originally from Irvington, NJ. What they say is true-everything's bigger in Texas! As the Lone Star State they were thinking about succeeding from the Union, but haven't done so yet. Trucks often have huge bull horns attacked... More

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Boulder City, Nevada
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

If you find yourself near the Museum District of Houston, be prepared to spend lots of time there. Within a short walk of one another you will fine the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Natural Science, the Houston Zoo and the Hermann Park.

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Spring, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Love the new shopping area. D-Day wasn't my favorite Imax production but was still interesting. Will return depending on what is being displayed or shown.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The museums are outstanding, the park with reflecting pool is delightful, the zoo isn't but a train ride over through the park. This provides great opportunities to the community and its' visitors. If you are a teacher from out of state, show your ID or driver's license and you get free admission to the museums!!!

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Houston, Texas
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33 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

No tour of Houston would be complete without a journey through the Museum District, preferably on foot for a good bit of it. Wander around the roundabouts, fountains, Miller Outdoor Theater's grassy knoll and Herman Park just beyond. There are tons of great photo opportunities and interesting sculptures along the way. There are also a few great churches to wander... More

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