We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Health Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
Share
Review Highlights
Very Fun

When we went, we were told there were some exhibits down, but even with that it was still a lot of... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
April J
via mobile
A health museum that is using creative ways to engage visitors

We have held off going to this museum because so many people said the exhibits were tired or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mistoffelees_the_cat
,
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 174 reviews
60
All photos (60)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“human body”(19 reviews)
“body works”(5 reviews)
“brain teasers”(5 reviews)
About
The Health Museum has interactive exhibits on health, medical science and the human body. Walk through a brain and an eyeball, test your reflexes and experience a 4D theater.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
1515 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004-7126
The Museum District
Website
+1 713-521-1515
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Houston
from US$24.95
More Info
from US$79.95
More Info
from US$11.00
More Info
from US$8.00
More Info
Reviews (174)
Filter reviews
157 results
Traveller rating
53
51
25
19
9
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
53
51
25
19
9
Show reviews that mention
All reviews human body body works brain teasers creative ways school groups all ages hands on activities science experiments current exhibit interesting place lots of fun lab microscope dna dolls movie exhibits
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 157 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Its underwhelming for adults. But the preteens around us seemed to love it! It is nice the see that it’s free on Thursday afternoons.

Thank indecisive666 .
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have held off going to this museum because so many people said the exhibits were tired or broken. Everything was working fine when we were there and they are quite informative. The current exhibition - Body as a Work of Art - is very...More

Thank Mistoffelees_the_cat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've wanted to come to this museum since moving to Houston and finally had a chance to go for an event. It's a great venue to host an event and the exhibits are pretty cool. I'll certainly have to go again.

Thank KendraDawnRN
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

When we went, we were told there were some exhibits down, but even with that it was still a lot of fun. There was one exhibit open, so it didn't take too long to get through it, but they had a few things that the...More

Thank April J
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

My kids are 2 and 5. My oldest kid had a good time here, but the youngest one did not have much to do. Museum personnel was friendly and helpful.

Thank Ricardo A
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

It’s a little museum, but you enjoy it! I visited on a Thursday because some days at certain hours, some museums have a free entrance! I enjoyed the activities, visiting this museum won’t take you so long.

Thank MonicaM7513
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Excellent family destination that is full of actively engaging interactions and mind-opening encounters. From the DeBakey Cell Lab, which I strongly recommend to both children of all ages and adults of all ages, the Health Museum is a treasure trove of self-exploration and need-to-know hands-on...More

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Great experience at The Health Museum on Saturday! I attended with a group and we started in the DeBakey Cell Laboratory. We broke into small groups of 2-3 people and did real experiments like separating actual DNA strands from cells, identifying red and white blood...More

Thank Cindy J
Reviewed 10 March 2018

There are 11 organ systems in the human body and this museum barely even brushes over any of them... and half of the stuff in there doesn't even work. There really is so much lost potential here. I know museums aren't a huge business, but...More

2  Thank kewlcow334
Reviewed 19 February 2018

The museum has the potential to be a top attraction in the area but it just is not there yet. The positives were that it had a really good gift shop with a lot of good books and things to buy. The brain teasers were...More

Thank Louis F
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 532 nearby hotels
Hotel ZaZa Houston Museum District
1,865 reviews
.32 miles away
Hotel Etoile - The Star Houston
1 review
.55 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn - Medical Center North
62 reviews
.61 miles away
Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District
961 reviews
1.20 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 9,024 nearby restaurants
Lucille's
221 reviews
.15 miles away
Monarch Restaurant & Lounge
279 reviews
.33 miles away
Bodegas Taco Shop
192 reviews
.17 miles away
Dak and Bop
58 reviews
.21 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 936 nearby attractions
Children's Museum of Houston
1,544 reviews
.08 miles away
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
2,414 reviews
.34 miles away
Cockrell Butterfly Center
630 reviews
.23 miles away
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
4,529 reviews
.25 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Emma M
13 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Andrew G | Reviewed this property |
This museum is a basic, interactive museum intended for younger people. I am also a medical geek but found it fun and enjoyable. But, if you do not like kids, or basic displays, this may not be the place for you.
2
Votes