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Houston Museum District

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Address: Houston, TX
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Walking
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this is a great place to go in spring and the fall you can walk or take a pedi- cab and visit all the parks and museums in the down town area summer may be a bit too warm for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Denise R
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Houston, Texas, United States
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Houston, Texas, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

this is a great place to go in spring and the fall you can walk or take a pedi- cab and visit all the parks and museums in the down town area summer may be a bit too warm for the walking part

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Houston,Tx.
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Natural Science, Menil Collection all within a few blocks of each other......

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Spencer, Iowa, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This is a gem. More cities should have a walkable district where you can easily go to multiple excellent museums. I highly recommend this.

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Great place to exercise outside while also entertaining and educating your mind; a great place to find plenty to do with the family and bond.

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Langley, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We only spent one day at the museums and saw only two of them. We happen to go on a Thursday and the admission was free because Shell pays for everyone that day. This city should be a destination for anyone interested in museums. I think there are nine museums. You may need three or four days to go through... More 

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Houston, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Over the years, my wife, family and many friends have had many great times visiting the various museums in the area. HMFA is great and has many traveling exhibits. HMNS has things to captivate all ages. HCM is great for kids of varying ages but especially 1 and up.

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El Paso, Texas, USA
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292 reviews 292 reviews
98 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Many museums are closed on Sundays, the one day that we really had to spend there. Unfortunately, we didn't enjoy very many museums. They offer free entrances on Thursdays to several museums if you're in the area. There's also several nice restaurants in the area.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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96 reviews 96 reviews
52 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

this place is so quiet and relaxing, I loved to have a nice walk. there are just a few things to see outdoors, but i really enjoyed, they are also building something like a garden, it looks like will be awesome.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Houston Museum District is a must visit place when in Houston for fun or work. I was there during a work visit and is absolutely impresive place. Well organized, with regular and special expositions. I was there during the Tutankamon exhibition. A breathless exhibit. The ticket was not that cheap I can tell you but it worth every cent.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The Museum District is an awesome part of Houston. I live approximately 1 mile from here and it's one of my favorite places in Houston. You should check out Mixers and Elixirs at the HMNS. Also, the Children's Museum is also a great place to take my nieces and nephews. I will actually probably go there this Friday. You can... More 

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