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A Memorizing Neighborhood

With all the variety in this Houston neighborhood, there is no excuse not to visit. There is something for the who family here, arts, nature, design, etc...With such variety it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't blink - there are museums around but this is Houston - you are in a car looking for parking rather than looking at sights. I can think of other cities with a true Museum district - not sure I would agree about conferring such a title here.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With all the variety in this Houston neighborhood, there is no excuse not to visit. There is something for the who family here, arts, nature, design, etc...With such variety it is one of the best Museum Districts in the country and museum quality is top class.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum district will leave you wanting for more so plan an entire day to go museum hopping or just stay at the MFA for a day because it will certainly require it! Bring your camera for the sculpture garden across the street from the MFA and also for Herman Park. Get some great shots of the white columns and... More 

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Evans, Ga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in the area when seeing the Museum of Natural History. Walked over to the park across the street to see the statute of Sam Houston. Very nice area and park. Wish we had more time to walk in the gardens in the park and see some of the other museums. It seems like a great outdoor area wth walking... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I walked around and just enjoyed the free stuff around us. It was very nice but pretty hot in the Texas Heat. As a Houston native I was surprised I had never seen it before but I will for sure go again!

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Living in the museum district might give me a different perspective than most, but this is a fabulous part of town. If it is sunny out, you can visit Hermann Park to see the fountains or go to the Zoo. If it is rainy, duck into the museums and have a world-class experience. Plus, this is one of the few... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Take the time to see the best Cultural Oasis outside of Manhattan. Houston provides a glimpse of what you would see in the Metropolitan at a 10th of the time and a lot less crowds. See what the wealth in Houston have invested their money and future cultural education so that others can see what they may never be able... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The visit was absolutely amazing. The value of these cars, for the time they were manufactured represented an amazing technical performance. They were all unique in the sense that they had a sense of luxury with a lot of taste in color and shape.

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Pearland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

we took guests to the museum of natural sciences. we all loved the place. not only the museum but there are other shows as well that we enjoyed.

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Austin, Texas, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

The Museum District is well named with such places as the Menil Gallery and the Houston Center for Photography. We discovered eateries like Luigi's Pizza and the bar adjacent to it. The proximity to downtown Houston makes it a perfect location. There is more to discover and I look forward to that.

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