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Houston Museum District, Houston

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#7 of 39 in Museums in Houston
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Within a 2.4 km (1.5 mi) radius of Mecom Fountain, Houston Museum District features 20 museums showcasing art, science, culture, and history. Take the opportunity to learn about cultural and business connections between nations of the East and the West. You can find out more about the Holocaust, browse through extravagant Bohemian crystal pieces, tour the insides of a giant human body, and meet 6,000 animals of various ecosystems within the district. See artifacts and documents relating to African-American history, including the military life of Buffalo soldiers. Children's Museum of Houston, rated a top children's museum by Parents magazine, educates kids as they play throughout the 14 hands-on, interactive exhibits. Plan your Houston Museum District visit and explore what else you can see and do in Houston using our Houston sightseeing website.
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  • We did a city tunnel tour and our tour guide recommended the Houston Museum district. After we had lunch near by and walked around Hermann Park. Houston is really an astonishing city.  more »
  • The David Hockney-Vincent Van Gogh Exhibit was stretching the comparison a bit, but enjoyable anyway. Though it seems Holland wouldn't let Houston borrow some of Van Gogh's more brightly colored...  more »

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