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The Health Museum

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Address: 1515 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004-7126
Phone Number: 713-521-1515
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

The Health Museum has interactive exhibits on health, medical science and...

The Health Museum has interactive exhibits on health, medical science and the human body. Walk through a brain and an eyeball, test your reflexes and experience a 4D theater.

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Discover Your Body in a New Way

I visited The Health Museum with a group of seniors and we all agreed we learned a lot and made discoveries! The drawback was the large group of young campers on a field... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited The Health Museum with a group of seniors and we all agreed we learned a lot and made discoveries! The drawback was the large group of young campers on a field trip....and the mixture of generations proved to be interesting! The 12 foot tall beating heart, 10 foot tall walk-through brain, and the DeBakey Cell Lab were highlights.... More 

Thank mgwelsh61
Austin, Texas
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Many of the exhibits were simply not working. The person at the front desk said there was some renovating going on (no evidence of same in the bldg) and said she would try to get someone "from upstairs" to come down to explain the problems. I just wanted to have the exhibits function or be explained. A depressing array of... More 

Thank 5gogirl
Sugar Land, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Health Museum is a place to go and do interactive learning with your children. The Health Museum is a place to most people do not thinking about visiting but once they visit they return as the exhibits are so interesting. The environment at the Health Museum allows investigation into the who, what, where, when and how of You which... More 

Thank Tennismom01
Visalia, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being a health educator I wanted to visit. There was quite a bit to do and my daughter enjoyed it, but I actually expected more. Don't waste your time seeing the video that was playing when we were there called "Human." Plan on 1-2 hours to spend there, more if you pay for the lab experiments, which looked fun.

Thank Kdave1967
New Braunfels, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There so much children can learn at this place and experiments. I would recommend this place over the children museum. Got to get there early to enjoy eveything.

Thank Ibrahim R
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This was a fun place to visit with our 7 year old grandson - he enjoyed this place as much as we did.

Thank jennster2016
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

My husband, grandson, and I attended the Health Museum recently and had a wonderful time. There is a section of the museum that allows children and their families to study real blood samples, microorganisms, and other items that are interesting to research. The visitors are able to put on a lab coat, goggles, gloves, and peer at items through a... More 

Thank Elena J
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We had never been to The Health Museum before, and we live in Houston. So, for only $45, I signed us up for membership, as gosh, that is nothing and it support our community. We went to see the exhibit on "hunger" which consisted of black and white photos of person that had been interviewed about hunger. What we did... More 

Thank Lynn M
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my visit with my elementary aged children today. The 4d movie was great and the lab was very interesting. I felt like my kids learned a lot with all the hands on activities. With that being said, I was surprised with how small the museum is. We were there for 2 hours and ran out of things to... More 

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Bellaire, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The Health Museum is a great concept and a wonderful strategy to de-mistify the human body, health and disease. There are few health or medical museums around the world and this one is clearly among the top 3. If helps to have the Texas Medical Center in its neighborhood, being the largest and one of the most influential medical centers... More 

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