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The Health Museum

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Address: 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004
Phone Number: 713-521-1515
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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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What an interesting museum.

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... read more

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

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 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Gabriel H
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very small with few exhibits, go when it is free on Thursday pm. Not worth the 25.00 I paid for 2 adults and one child

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1 Thank Dolores D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Well done hands on museum. Crawl through colon, walk through brain and under spine. Ears and eyes, everything explained on a child's level. Plenty of hands on do it yourself displays. 4D movie was very well done and kept kids attention while educating. Parking extra $1.00 ?

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1 Thank Stefan L
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

There is always interesting special exhibits along with the great regular exhibits. The health center is a lot of fun.

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Boston, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This museum is unfortunate enough to be in an area with a number of other museums that are larger and more well-known, but if you've got a few hours to spare, it's worth it. We learned about it because it is part of our home science museum's reciprocity list so we got in for free, but admission is less than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

If you have children you cannot miss the opportunity to visit this museum. Very interactive. The Cell Lab and the brain dysection are amazing.

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

After visiting the Holocaust Museum I took the short walk to the Health Museum. The Health Museum is located next to the Children's Museum of Houston. It cost $9 for an adult ticket. This museum is suitable for children and teenagers very interactive. There is also a short 4d movie as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

A good place for school's to go or families with children between the ages of 7-12. I think adults would like a few of the exhibits but most are certainly aimed toward kids. This probably helps them bring in school groups which probably bring in more money. Exhibits can change so check the website to see what they have going... More 

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