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Pedestrian friendly environment with access to approx 20 Museums

The Museum District is a safe and friendly neighbourhood which houses some 20 cultural institutions. Excellent for walking from one institution to the other with interesting... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum District is a safe and friendly neighbourhood which houses some 20 cultural institutions. Excellent for walking from one institution to the other with interesting restaurants and cafes. It attracts visitors of all ages to learn about art, history, culture, and nature. Some of the Museums are free every day -at dedicated times-.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been all over the world and never have I seen a better grouping of museums that you can walk to. I think there were over 20 easy to get to and really diverse types of museums. I could have spent all week there. Lots of interesting restuarants too!!

Thank ZenGus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to spend some time outside so it was great walking from museum to museum. Very interesting collections to view and many are free, above all the Menil collection. Parking was not difficult. A must see in Houston.

key west and new york
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Houston MFA, Museum of Science, Menil Collection and Rothko Chapel in immediate area. Zaza Hotel is a 5-star treat. Quiet shaded streets.

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We drove by one of the museum's parking garages and I was driving a little too fast to pull in because it snuck up on me. By the time I turned around to pull in the garage was closed as it was full. We ended up parking about a mile away and walking to the Museum of Natural Science, but... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

The easiest way to get here is by one of the "Hop On and Off" buses...First you could get oriented and then get off and check out the museums you'd like to see.... Just make sure you don't miss your bus going back to where you came from.... :)

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Greeneville, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The museum district is easily accessible on Houston Metro's Red Line. Several museums are in the area.

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New York City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Visited this museum twice last Sep. The paintings and artifacts collections were pretty good. There were works of European and American masters.

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United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We always enjoy going to the Museums esp. the Natural Science. Once our company had a dinner on the balcony overlooking the exhibits. It's really amazing the variety. It's so much fun introducing the grandkids to the many skeletons of prehistoric animals and marine life.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Houston's museum are top quality. It's worthwhile to purchase the multiple museum pass. The big secret is that they're all FREE on Thursday. Make your plans and see the IMAX & Butterfly House at HMNS & be bedazzled by the old world classics hanging in the HMFA.

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