Did you know that Houston’s Museum District has 19 museums with 11 of them free all the time and most within walking distance to each other? Houston’s Museum district attracts over seven million annual visits and is one of the top cultural districts in the country. The magnificent 445 acre Hermann Park is also within walking distance to the Museum District and not to be missed. For a full list of all the exhibits, performances and events at each museum you will want to visit the official website but here are a few of our favorites.
Houston Museum of Natural Science – 555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston TX. 713-639-4629
Tips: The butterflies in the Cockrell Butterfly Center are not to be missed! Get in Free Thursdays from 3-6 (permanent exhibits only).
The Menil Collection – 1533 Sul Ross, Houston TX. 713-525-9400
Tips: Pack a blanket for a picnic in the park across the street. Free admission always!
The Children’s Museum of Houston – 1500 Binz St, Houston TX. 713-522-1138
Tips: Free family nights Thursday 5 -8pm. All admission fees are waived for the whole family.
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