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Houston Museum District, Houston

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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. Make Houston Museum District a centerpiece of your Houston vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Houston vacation route planner.
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  • The Houston Museum of Fine arts at 5601 Main in the Houston Museum district is, we thought, a great way to spend an afternoon with your date.  more »