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Houston Museum District, Houston

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#6 of 40 in Museums in 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 have gone to most of the museums in this area when we have time to kill between appointments. We have done the Natural History Museum twice. 
    We have gone to most of the museums in this area when we have time to kill between appointments. We have done the Natural History Museum twice.  more »
  • This is one of the most interesting cemeteries to visit. The architecture is amazing. We enjoyed our afternoon. 
    This is one of the most interesting cemeteries to visit. The architecture is amazing. We enjoyed our afternoon.  more »
  • Natural Science and Fine Arts Museums are incredible. Easy to find parking or garages. Need days too see all the museums. 
    Natural Science and Fine Arts Museums are incredible. Easy to find parking or garages. Need days too see all the museums.  more »

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