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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  • I am from Los Angeles and have always taken pride in our Museums in that City, but Houston probably rivals L.A. in not just the number of Museums, but the quality of artwork they have (Dallas also has...  more »
  • Houston's Museum District is a brag worthy part of Houston. It's so varied that there's something for everyone!  more »
  • It's an excellent idea to house museums of varied interests within close proximity so that people like me who love visiting museums can spend the entire day exploring our interest rather than spend ti...  more »
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