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Beer Can House

Address: 222 Malone, Houston, TX 77007 (Washington Ave./ Memorial Park)
Phone Number: 713 227 3100
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Ranked #39 of 133 Attractions in Houston
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The Beer Can House is literally a house covered in flattened beer cans, and landscaped with marbles...
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Hours:
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Owner description: The Beer Can House is literally a house covered in flattened beer cans, and landscaped with marbles and rock inlaid in concrete. You can tour the house and learn about the ongoing restoration project.

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Blaine, Minnesota, USA
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85 reviews 85 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

It wasn't open for tours the day we stopped to see the Beer Can House. It was interesting to see all the work the man has put into it. Now I can say that we've been there.

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Perth, Australia
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68 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed going to the Beer Can House. I was unaware that you could tour it, until we got there. And since it wasn't operating that day, we didn't tour it. It was just interesting to see the house. I mean why did someone build a house completely out of beer cans? It's just so random.

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NJ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The house was small and on a random residential street, you can't miss it though. The people there told us to take time and notice the details which was a good tip there were lil details everywhere! Kind of made you laugh when the guy who created it had no rhyme or reason about why he did it. Good little... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I wasn't sure what to expect when stopping by this place but I was pleasantly surprised. First of all, once you get a closer look at the house you realize that this guy spent a ton of time on his piece of art. There are details to observe throughout the property and worth the time checking them out. The tour... More 

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Galveston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Too fun! We made a surprise stop to see the Beer Can House. Surprise to our friends who were along for a day shopping trip to Houston. We all enjoyed the stop, took pictures, had some good laughs, but were sorry we weren't there during the times the tours were available. Maybe next time!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Great little place! Inexpensive admission. Street parking can be a little tight at times. Self Guided Tour is well done and includes a video of the creator and his family. Something to see for sure!

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Rottweil, Germany
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104 reviews 104 reviews
13 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

not sure I could live next door to it, as the can tops were swinging and clattering around in the wind when I visited. It was not 'open' as such but not sure that really made a difference as you get the idea pretty quickly from a few feet away. Believe I saw this on an English tv program Amazing... More 

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Tucson
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146 reviews 146 reviews
38 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The beer can house was strange but it was pretty cool to see. It's unique, not something you see every day. We're glad that we stopped by.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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92 reviews 92 reviews
49 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Most subdivisions in Texas would never allow someone to place parts of beer cans and bottles on or around their house. The exception is the BEER CAN HOUSE located at 222 Malone in the Rice Military/Memorial section (NW of downtown Houston), This iconic property is the brainchild of John Milkovisch who spent years in the 1960 transforming his plain house... More 

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Imagine all of the siding in your house being made out recycled beer cans! Definitely must stop by here and see. I think everyone will enjoy. It is something you will not forget. Easy to get to, plenty of free parking on the street. In addition to the siding, the whole house is extensively decorated with beer can art. It... More 

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