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Houston Museum District

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum district is the main address for any foreign visitor in Houston. It's a large, very pretty and safe area of Texas' largest city. You must count on an entire day just seeing the main attractions here. I would point out the Museum of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank B1714D
Reviewed 9 January 2019

This is one of Houston's best landmarks. So many museums in one area. Probably the biggest is the HMFA, Houston Museum of Fine Arts which is housed in two large buildings facing each other with a tunnel connection below. There is also the sculpture garden...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chrisinkingwood2
Reviewed 6 January 2019

The Art museum, Science museum, Health museum, Holocaust museum AND the zoo are all within walking distance.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Darcy H
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Several museums visit one or all but only one at a time to be able to savor the quality. In Houston Museum District you can spend several days enjoying the museums then visit Hermann Park, so many things to do. Whether you are new to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank irmac213
Reviewed 17 November 2018

We stayed at Hotel ZaZa at the epic centre to all the museums ( fine arts , Natural, butterfly garden , holocast , Zoo , Herman memorial etc ). The ground is beautiful maintained with fountains , statues all over and the museums all within...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 4 November 2018

So many museums to visit and so little time... thoroughly enjoyed the little time that i could spend here ... wish i could look at all the interesting things here... sreevatsava vamaraju

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sreevatsavav
Reviewed 23 October 2018

So many events, and food trucks, parks, the best part is so many museums. This is an event that you can attend all year round, and find something different to do every time you go. Even if you just want to go to people watch,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank cheryljakers
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Crawling with way too many kids and nothing is free entry. Only 3-under has that access, everything is near by as far as the science museum, etc. but it’s slightly out of range for adults without kids . Huge McDonald’s inside science museum crawling with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shadaja B
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This area includes the Museum of Natural Science (with the Butterfly Museum, and an IMAX theatre inside), The Museum of Fine Arts, and the Children's and Health Museum, all within several blocks/minutes of each other. Check for the 'Free days'! Also, Hermann Park, the Houston...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank angelaholland1
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Beautifully landscaped part of Houston. The MFA & HMNS are world-class and the HMNS has a wonderful IMAX theatre. The MFA has a cafe with espresso drinks as well as a great menu. The zoo is nearby, as is Rice U and Rice Village. Great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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18 December 2018|
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Response from richardk445 | Reviewed this property |
This is a pretty safe area of town but I worked near there and saw a few incidents over the years. After dark I’d take an Uber the short distance from the museum or arts district to your hotel. Good choice by the way.....
23 August 2018|
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Response from sherri p | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is Thursday for the Fine Arts, not sure about Natural History. Be aware though that's the day schoolchildren visit. Very crowded.
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30 July 2018|
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Response from Connie L | Reviewed this property |
The one you are looking for is the Hilton Americas Houston. We recently attended a conference at the Marriott Marquis Houston on Walker street and it was exceptional. They have a Texas shaped Lazy river on the roof, as... More