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The Health Museum

1515 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004-7126
+1 713-521-1515
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What a Wonderful Place to Visit!

Excellent family destination that is full of actively engaging interactions and mind-opening... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anne G
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Houston, Texas
Something for everyone!

Great experience at The Health Museum on Saturday! I attended with a group and we started in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cindy J
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Houston, Texas
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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.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“human body” (22 reviews)
“brain teasers” (6 reviews)
“body works” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1515 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004-7126
The Museum District
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+1 713-521-1515
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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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

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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
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The Health Museum is in a total state of disrepair. Most of the exhibits are broken and non-functional; several other exhibits are just run down and dirty. It really isn’t worth a stop. Go to the brightly lit and well run nearby Children’s Museum instead.

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

As one who has worked in the Biomedical Sciences, I found the museum to be mediocre - especially since a number of the exhibits did not function. There were parts missing and directions were not easy to read. A nice concept, but lacking in management.

Thank Dennis M
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Went with three other family members since it was free Thursday and we were looking for something to do. There were a lot of good exhibits although as another reviewer noted, many were broken. It would have been much better if they worked. This is...More

1  Thank dbelltn
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Presented in a interesting manner so that you can experience health situations in a fun tour. Everyone will enjoy the tour!

1  Thank djolson12314
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

My husband, 19 yr old daughter and I went to this museum as it was on our "to do list". They have on-site parking that is $3 for members and $5 for non-members. We paid our $10 each admission and proceeded to the first and...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

It is a very small Museum, and two of their exhibitions were closed. Some demonstrations were not working inside of the open exposition.

Thank JennyCristal
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Emma M
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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.
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