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Art Car Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The Art Car Museum is a private institution dedicated to contemporary art. It is an exhibition forum for local, national, and international artists with an emphasis on art cars, other fine arts and artists that are rarely, if ever, acknowledged by...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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140 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007-3729
Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
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Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

Well cared for art museum. I found the art more interesting than some of the other art museums we went to today.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank G9673XUmarkj
Reviewed March 24, 2019

A true community gem. Not only was it cool to see the art cars, a breathtaking display of 3-D art, but I liked the pairing of the themed art exhibit (in this case, "animals") and the selection of "first 100 submissions" allowing many under-represented artists...More

Date of experience: March 2019
4  Thank Kelli K
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

This is a free museum(donations accepted). Perfect stop for an hour or less. They change exhibits about once every 30 days and have a special art show occasionally. If you find yourself in the Heights area of Houston and looking for something to do. Check...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank GaryS125
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Small museum with not a lot of parking but worth a visit, interesting sculptures and artwork but it wouldn't take you long to walk through and see everything.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Courtney G
Reviewed February 10, 2019

This museum contains a small number of art cars, some unusual art creations, and numerous fanciful paintings. Whether unusual is your thing or you are a traditionalist, it is worth a stop to visit an art installation by people thinking outside the box. The staff...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank SkipperBill2
Reviewed February 9, 2019

It’s not in Houston’s Museum District. It’s in the Heights. It’s not in an exotic looking manor house with extensive grounds. It’s wedged in between a convenience store and, well, the Heights. It does have decorated cars as its main theme. Indeed, this is the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank DaveHayTX
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Worth seeing - we enjoyed it. The staff there very informative and friendly. Parking is an issue there, we had to park a bit away and walk, but worth it. Recommend taking this place in.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Garry M
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is a great place to experience the arts. Many of these cars are some very creative art projects. Fun place to go...

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Davin D
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Bring your kids or stop by alone, it will still be a nice visit. 6 or 7 art cars on display plus a great video about the owners and history of many other art cars. Nicest people/docents answer questions. Free admission, but donations are greatly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brad R
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

I'm embarrassed because of how this museum's politically motivated display will reflect Texans and Americans solutions to disagreements. Unfortunately, International travelers come to see beautiful American automobiles and instead leave with the collector's childish solutions to complicated political problems.

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Diana M
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Bettie I
May 16, 2017|
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
2017 was on April 8th. 2018 TBD usually 3 weekend of April, but Easter impacted the date in 2017.
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Response from houstontravelingfool | Reviewed this property |
Always free! Can't beat that. 😃
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