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The Health Museum

(713) 942-7054
1515 Hermann Drive | Houston, TX 77004
Museum District
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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

Museums and Attractions
Venues
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
General
  • ADA Accessible
Meeting Facility
  • Number of Rooms: 3
  • Total SqFt.: 0
  • Largest Room: 0
  • Ceiling Size: 0
  • Theatre Capacity: 120
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 500
  • Sleeping Rooms: 0
  • Suites: 0
  • Villas: 0
  • Exhibit space
  • Exhibits: 0
  • Booths: 0
  • Audio/Visual
  • Facility Buy Out For Special Event
  • Private Room
Meeting Facility Rooms
Room Name SqFt. Dimensions Ceiling Theater Classroom Banquet Reception
The George and Barbara Bush Grand Hall X 200 175 350
The John P. McGovern Theater X 120
The Learning Center X 165
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    The Health Museum
    1515 Hermann Drive | Houston, TX 77004
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