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Houston Museum District

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Address: Houston, TX
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Walking
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It is amazing that all important museums are almost in one place in Houston. The city pass made it more accessible and affordable, the city pass also includes the zoo and NASA... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Alexandria, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It is amazing that all important museums are almost in one place in Houston. The city pass made it more accessible and affordable, the city pass also includes the zoo and NASA space center entry. This saved me alot of time and money between attractions. NASA is far away so that will be on a separate day with Kemah or... More 

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Woodville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Something for every member of family. Zoo, zoo train, gardens, great museums. Can spend at least 2 days in the area. And Metro goes right through.

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Houston, Texas
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

You have The Zoo, Zoo Train, Hermann Park, Miller Outdoor Theater, Museum of Natural Science, Health Museum, Children's Museum, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Japanese Gardens and the formerly glorious but now lackluster Houston Garden Center all within a few blocks of one another. It's park once and enjoy clean, beautiful, reasonably priced, world class facilities all... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I love going Thursday when the museums are free! The children's museum is free Tuesday evenings. I suggest going early to the MFA, it gets packed. Park in downtown and take the light-rail to the entrance of the MFA. Some Houston museums are always free, like the printmaking museum or craft museum in Montrose and museum district respectively.

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Houston,Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Houston Museum District is one of the best places to visit in Houston. You can take art classes at the Glassel School of Art, which less than two blocks from the Museum of Fine Arts.

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Austin, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Houston's museum district it's in a beautifully treed, convenient area just south of downtown. The Museum of Fine Art is world class and very large. Menil Collection is a unique place. Museum of Contemporary Craft is much smaller than I expected. It could be improved .

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

There are so many museums in Houston that it is a great place to museum hop. Our museums are all top rated and enjoyable to visit. I have heard that Houston has more museums than NYC, but I can not verify this. We love to spend time in all of the museums and parks. There are 10 museums with free... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

There are so many museums - if you are in town for a visit make this a must do. Prioritize according to your interests. Note Thursday is a free day to many of them- just check with the specific museum.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is a very cool area. We wanted to look at art and just oooi around and have a relaxing day. We got one.

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maxe1lab
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Many things to do. Everything within walking distance.Park your car and put your walking shoes on. Explore the things that are in your own city or tour like a tourist.

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Address: Address: Houston, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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