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Houston Museum District, Houston
(4.7/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Several museums located in a huge park with greenery and fountains with trees are the branches are immensely long embracing all of a sudden Wing Street. Very impressive
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  • The Museum District is a safe and friendly neighbourhood which houses some 20 cultural institutions. Excellent for walking from one institution to the other with interesting restaurants and cafes. It ...  more »
  • I have been all over the world and never have I seen a better grouping of museums that you can walk to. I think there were over 20 easy to get to and really diverse types of museums. I could have spen...  more »