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The Health Museum

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Address: 1515 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004-7126
Phone Number: 713-521-1515
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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
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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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Surprisingly Fun

At first we thought what's a 'Health Museum'. Turns out it's fun. Very interactive, nice exhibits for the kids and good learning opportunities. It's small so you don't need a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

At first we thought what's a 'Health Museum'. Turns out it's fun. Very interactive, nice exhibits for the kids and good learning opportunities. It's small so you don't need a ton of time to visit. Plan it as a part of another outing in the Museum district or as a stand alone 1/2 day item. It is often not overly... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The first time I visited I was six and could remember being overwhelmed by how awesome all the exhibits were. Coming back with my younger sister and after the museum being revamped for better quality, I was disappointed. Maybe it was being older and more cynical, or maybe the museum had taken a turn for the worse. It is educational... More 

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Thank HighlandCowgirl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our entire family went and we had so much fun. Not only did we all have fun we all learned so much! I also left my iPad in the screaming booth. My iPad was turned in to the information center. How wonderful is that! Everyone is super nice here!

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Thank Audra P
Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

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 

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Thank mgwelsh61
Austin, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

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 

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Thank 5gogirl
Sugar Land, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

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 

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Thank Tennismom01
Visalia, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 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.

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Thank Kdave1967
New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 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.

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Thank Ibrahim R
Melbourne, Australia
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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.

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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 

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