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Museum District

Just southwest of downtown, in the pedestrian-friendly Museum District, more than 8.7 million visitors explore the 18 cultural institutions that make up the tree-lined, culture-filled neighborhood each year. The district is the proud home of the nation’s sixth largest art museum, offering guests 300,000-square-feet of space dedicated to paintings, sculptures, costumes, photography and textiles dating back to the antiquities. Other area highlights include—a vault containing the largest emerald crystal ever recovered in North America, a kid-run city complete with skyline, government and job roles, plus Houston’s first and only 4D theater.



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Houston Museum District

  • 1401 Richmond Avenue Suite 290
  • Houston, TX 77006
  • Region: Museum District

With more than seven million annual visits, the Houston Museum District is one of the top cultural districts in the country. Twenty institutions make up the Houston Museum District, and 11 are free Read more »

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Ambrosia

  • 2006 Lexington St.
  • Houston, TX 77098
  • Phone: (832) 649-4636
  • Region: Museum District

Southeast Asian cuisine makes its way to Houston’s Museum District via Ambrosia—an intimate, lounge-like restaurant known for its sharable small plates highlighting spices from the far east with Read more »

Asher Gallery

  • 4848 Main St.
  • Houston, TX 77002
  • Phone: 713-529-4848
  • Region: Museum District

The Asher Gallery, located within the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, serves as a retail showcase for the work of internationally acclaimed and emerging craft artists, giving visitors an Read more »

Asia Society Texas Center

  • 1370 Southmore Boulevard
  • Houston, TX 77004
  • Phone: (713) 439-0051
  • 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 »

Azuma Sushi & Robata Bar - Rice Village

  • 5600 Kirby Drive
  • Houston, TX 77005
  • Phone: (713) 432-9649
  • Region: Museum District

Fresh-faced students, med-center professionals and West U residents fill Yun and Hubert Cheng’s Azuma restaurant daily for innovative sushi and skewered selections from the charcoal-fueled robata Read more »

Bodegas Taco Shop

  • 1200 Binz
  • Suite 160
  • Houston, TX 77004
  • Phone: 713-528-6102
  • Region: Museum District

Located in the heart of the Houston Museum District, Bodegas Taco Shop is a casual Mexican restaurant and tequila bar that specializes in build-your-own burritos, savory tacos and top-shelf Read more »

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

  • 3816 Caroline St.
  • Houston, TX 77004
  • Phone: (713) 942-8920
  • Region: Museum District

The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum is the only museum in the U.S. dedicated primarily to preserving the legacy and honor of the African-American soldier. It houses the largest repository of Read more »

Cafe 4212

  • 4212 Almeda
  • Houston, TX 77004
  • Region: Museum District

Cafe 4212 is Houston's international jazz club and restaurant. Opened in 2005, Cafe 4212 provides a unique experience combining the best jazz music with global cuisine. You can hear live music on Read more »

The Chelsea Grill

  • 4621 Montrose Blvd.
  • Houston, TX 77006
  • Phone: 713-942-9857
  • Region: Museum District

The Chelsea Grill, located in the trendy Museum District neighborhood, boasts a fabulous lunch and dinner menu and a Sunday Jazz Brunch. When making your menu selection, be sure and try their ginger Read more »

Children's Museum of Houston

  • 1500 Binz Street
  • Houston, TX 77004
  • Phone: (713) 522-1138
  • Region: Museum District

The Children’s Museum of Houston is all-new and now twice as big! Rated the No. 1 children's museum in the U.S. by Parents magazine, the Children's Museum is A Playground for Your Mind™. The Museum is Read more »

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