Museum District

Hermann Park
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Home to Hermann Park, the Houston Zoo and 19 world-class museums, Houston’s Museum District is a cultural destination that welcomes millions of visitors every year. There is plenty to do, see and eat here to keep you busy for a full day. You may even need more time if you want to visit the neighborhood’s many museums and cultural exhibits.

For families, the Museum District offers a wide array of activities, including playing in the Children’s Museum interactive exhibits, or learning about dinosaurs and butterflies at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

The beautiful, tree-lined neighborhood is walkable and easily accessible by METRORail, making it easy for visitors and locals to explore its many attractions with ease.

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Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum is the only museum in the U.S. dedicated primarily to preserving the legacy and honor of the...

Children's Museum of Houston

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,...

Czech Center Museum Houston

The Czech Cultural Center celebrates the culture of Bohemia, Moravia, Slovakia and Silesia with events and exhibitions. The center...

DiverseWorks

DiverseWorks is a non-profit multidisciplinary arts organization dedicated to presenting new and daring forms of visual, performing,...

Holocaust Museum Houston

Charged with educating students and the public about the dangers of prejudice and hatred in society, The Holocaust Museum Houston is...

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) is one of the few venues in the country dedicated exclusively to craft at the highest...

Houston Museum of Natural Science

The Houston Museum of Natural Science, one of the most heavily attended museums in the U.S., features the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre,...

Houston Zoo

Serving as a 55-acre oasis in the heart of Houston, and neighbors with the world renown Texas Medical Center, the Houston Zoo is home...

The Rothko Chapel

The Rothko Chapel functions as chapel, a museum and a forum. It is a place where religion, art and architecture intermingle. The Rothko...

The Health Museum

The Health Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is a multi-sensory and ever-evolving interactive experience featuring...

Jung Center of Houston, The

Founded in 1958, the Jung Center offers over one hundred courses, programs, and conferences every year that address the critical social...

The Menil Collection

The Menil Collection opened to the public in June 1987 as the primary repository of John and Dominique de Menil’s private collection....

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Established in 1900, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's collection numbers nearly 70,000 works and embraces the art of antiquity to the...

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