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The Health Museum

  • 1515 Hermann Drive
    Houston TX 77004
  • Neighborhood:Museum District
  • Phone: (713) 942-7054

The Health Museum provides innovative and interactive health and science educational experiences to promote an understanding of the human body. General admission for adults is $8, admission for children 3-12 and seniors 65+ is $6, children 2 and under are admitted for free.

The museum offers free general admission on Thursdays 2-5 p.m. Some special exhibits require a ticket purchase.

The Amazing Body Pavilion
The Jim Hickox Amazing Body Pavilion is a larger-than-life walking tour through the human body. Features include:

  • Approximately 30 interactive video and audio kiosks invite guests to pose interesting questions about human anatomy and health information
  • A 22-foot-long backbone with ribs descending from the ceiling to the floor, creating the feeling of being inside a giant rib cage

The hands-on experiences include:

  • 27½-foot intestine 
  • Texas-sized, 10-foot-tall walk-through brain with memory games 
  • Skeleton riding a bicycle 
  • Look down the throat at vocal chords in action 
  • Clogged artery stations 
  • Colossal walk-in eyeball that demonstrates how your eye receives and perceives images 
  • Visual demonstrations of depth perception 

Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau - Member since 1995

General
  • Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9am-5pm
    Sunday, 12-5pm
  • Admission: $8 adults
    $6 children and seniors
  • Group Rates:
  • Senior Rates:
  • Child Rates:
  • Gift Shop:
  • Free Parking Available:
  • Accessible Via Light Rail:
  • No. Blocks from Light Rail: 4
  • Private Room for Special Events:
  • ADA Accessible:
  • Requirement for Chaperone/Student Ratio: 1 chaperone/10 students
  • Advance Notice Required for Groups:
  • Cancellation Policy for Groups:
Wedding Venues
General
  • ADA Accessible:
The Health Museum Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 3
  • Theatre Capacity: 120
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
  • Exhibit Space:
  • Reception Capacity: 500
  • Audio/Visual:
  • Facility Buy Out For Special Event:
  • Private Room:
Meeting Facility Rooms
Rm. Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
The George and Barbara Bush Grand Hall X           200         175     350  
The John P. McGovern Theater X           120              
The Learning Center X               165          

Eat Well, Play Well Exhibit

  • Location: The Health Museum
  • Address: 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004
  • May 16, 2015 - September 07, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Eat Well, Play Well encourages healthy living by teaching the science of making healthy food choices and helping children and adults discover there ar... View Details

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