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The 1940 Air Terminal Museum

  • 8325 Travelair Street
  • Houston, TX 77061
  • Phone: (713) 454-1940
  • Region: Hobby Airport/Third Ward

The 1940 Air Terminal Museum is the only educational institution in Houston dedicated to promoting the city's significant civil aviation history. The Houston Municipal Airport Terminal is a beautiful Read more »

American Cowboy Museum

  • 11822 Almeda Road
  • Houston, TX 77045
  • Phone: (713) 478-9677
  • Region: Hobby Airport/Third Ward

The mission of the American Cowboy Museum is to preserve the western heritage of Native Americans, Blacks, Hispanics and women. Housed in an area of the Century-Euro Taylor-Stevenson Ranch, the museum Read more »

Arab-American Cultural and Community Center

  • 10555 Stancliff Rd
  • Houston, TX 77099
  • Phone: 832-351-3366

After more than 100 years of immigration, assimilation, and growth in the United States and in Houston, Arab-Americans have a place where their culture, art, and language can be preserved and carried Read more »

Architecture Center Houston (ArCH)

  • 315 Capitol St.
  • Houston, TX 77002
  • Phone: (713) 520-0155
  • Region: Downtown

Architecture Center Houston (ArCH) is the home of the Houston Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the Architecture Center Houston Foundation. The 5,000-square-foot space includes a Read more »

Armand Bayou Nature Center

  • 8500 Bay Area Blvd.
  • Houston, TX 77258
  • Phone: (281) 474-2551
  • Region: Clear Lake/Bay Area Houston

Armand Bayou Nature Center is one of the largest urban wilderness preserve in the U.S., protecting 2,500 acres of natural wetlands, forest, prairie, and marsh habitats once abundant in the Read more »

Art Car Museum

  • 140 Heights Blvd.
  • Houston, TX 77007
  • Phone: 713-861-5526
  • Region: Memorial Park/Washington Corridor

The Art Car Museum is a private institution dedicated to contemporary art with an emphasis on art cars, other fine arts, and artists who are rarely, if ever, acknowledged by other cultural Read more »

Asia Society Texas Center

  • 1370 Southmore Boulevard
  • Houston, TX 77004
  • Phone: (713) 496-9901
  • Region: Museum District

The Houston Museum District welcomed a new cultural institution in 2012 with the opening of Asia Society Texas Center's 40,000-square-foot headquarters.The Yoshio Taniguchi-designed center features a Read more »

Battleship Texas

  • 3527 Independence Parkway South
  • La Porte, TX 77571
  • Phone: 281-479-2431 x236
  • Region: Clear Lake/Bay Area Houston

The last of the battleships to participate in World War I and II, Battleship Texas became the first battleship memorial museum in the U.S. in 1948. That same year, on the anniversary of Texas Read more »

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

  • 6003 Memorial Drive
  • Houston, TX 77007
  • Phone: (713) 639-7750
  • Region: Memorial Park/Washington Corridor

Bayou Bend, the former home of Houston philanthropist Ima Hogg, now houses the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's early American decorative arts and painting collection. Considered one of the premier Read more »

The Beer Can House

  • 222 Malone
  • Houston, TX 77007
  • Phone: 713-926-6368
  • Region: Memorial Park/Washington Corridor

The Beer Can House is a folk art gallery/workshop consisting of more than 50,000 beer cans.The story goes that John Milkovisch hated to throw anything away, and after years of drinking, both his attic Read more »

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