Houston Museum District, Houston

4.7
#7 of 27 in Museums in Houston
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 .
Create an itinerary including Houston Museum District
map
Houston Museum District Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
616 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • Houston Museum of natural history (Houston Museum of Natural Science), Museum, Houston Museum of fine arts (Museum of Fine Arts) and in the cultural district.
    View original
  • The entire Museum is very nice to walk. A large park, a botanical garden, several museums and sculptures. For a sunny afternoon.
    View original
  • Despite Houston is not a turistic city it has a lot to offer culturewise. Many museums and gardens nearby to visit.  more »
Google
  • Amazing!! Sushi is spectacular. Try to get at the sushi bar if you can, watching the chefs is so interesting and so much fun. Good for groups if you make a reservation far enough in advance. Definitely coming back.
  • Such a classy place! This is upscale dining done right! Complementary, fresh grated table side, REAL wasabi. The cuisine is as authentic as it gets and every single bite will blow you away. This is a restaurant you definitely want to dress to the nines and have an amazing, romantic date night. The service is remarkable and you literally don't need a menu, just give your server an idea of what you're in to, have faith and let them take care of you. Let's face it, you aren't here on a budget, you are here to indulge in phenomenal Japanese food! Use every single sense and taste bud you have to enjoy your meal, as if you're sampling the finest wine. This is food that deserves to be appreciated, not lost in the laughter of a night out with friends. So brightly lit and chic, yet as intimate as it gets. Quite the opposite of Uchi as far as atmosphere goes, but just as good if not better.
  • Best sushi experience ever, by far in Houston. Make reservations weeks in advance for this experience. We did a special sampling where the chefs decide what to serve everyone at the bar area. Works of edible art. My wife doesnt eat sushi but even she enjoyed it. Chefs very talented, but very expensive. If you want to sample the best it will cost you. You only live once
  • Not only is it an elegant experience, but the servers were very attentive. We didn't have a reservation, but we got seated at a booth, anyway. The food was light and tasty, as you would expect Japanese food to be. Not only was it exquisitely prepared, but it was very tasty. I guess the only caveat is that if you're really hungry (and are a typical American), you may want to eat someplace else, because we had to get two plates each, and dropped a little over $130.00 on dinner for 4, including one appetizer. But for delicate eating, this is one of the best Japanese/Sushi restaurants I have been to, and it's conveniently located near me in the Museum District. Definitely worth going again, but maybe for a mid-afternoon snack...
  • Had to write a review for one of the best experiences of my life. MF Sushi has that calm soothing environment going but also with live enthusiasm from everybody dinning. It's awesome, and the staff is wonderful. I'm DEFINITELY going to recommend this awesome restaurant to all my family and friends. Couldn't ask for a better dinning experience.

Plan your trip to Houston

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Houston

If you come to Houston to splurge while on holiday, book a luxurious room at a downtown hotel. This area is an ideal base for getting to know Houston, offering you a chance to stay within walking distance of one of the country's largest theater districts. Houston bills itself as the "Energy Capital of the World," so it's no surprise that it houses many "green" hotels, their garages designed to cater to electric vehicle owners. For something completely different, enjoy a Texas country experience at a working ranch outside the city limits.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Houston by other users

23 days in United States, Toronto & Niagara Falls BY A USER FROM THAILAND December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Austin, San Antonio & Houston BY A USER FROM NICARAGUA March, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Houston BY A USER FROM NICARAGUA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Houston, San Antonio & Austin BY A USER FROM NICARAGUA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM BELGIUM March, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM BELGIUM March, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Houston BY A USER FROM VIETNAM November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Houston BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 42 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM BELGIUM March, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in United States BY A USER FROM BELGIUM March, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Houston BY A USER FROM CANADA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans