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. 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 had a pleasant day, and we recommend arranging your visit so you stay in an area that is on the red line tram, $1.25 per ride. Very convenient and stress free way to get to the museum district.  more »
  • I come to this area quite regualry to walk and enjoy the museums. Right now there is a lot of road work and a new wing to the fine art museum going up so it is a bit noisy with all the construction...  more »
  • No matter what type of art you’re drawn to, you’ll enjoy wandering the museum district. Such a variety: fine arts, a children’s museum, the Holocaust, science, contemporary arts, the Menil and so...  more »
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