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Beer Can House

Neighbourhood: Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
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Address: 222 Malone St, Houston, TX 77007-8117
Phone Number:
+1 713-227-3100
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Hours:
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
Description:

The Beer Can House is literally a house covered in flattened beer cans, and...

The Beer Can House is literally a house covered in flattened beer cans, and landscaped with marbles and rock inlaid in concrete. You can tour the house and learn about the ongoing restoration project.

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Funny Roadside attraction

It was worth the short drive to see it. Great photo opp. In a quite neighborhood and not a lot of traffic.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 November 2016
DarethaH
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's just fun to see! Doesn't take a lot of time. The guy that worked there was friendly and informative. My 7 yr old enjoyed it as well.

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Thank TravelingSilvers
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This house is entirely made of beer cans with wind charms made of beer can pieces. This just takes a couple of minutes. You can't go in but it's unusual and fun.

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Thank Nrskdd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We went to see the beer can house earlier this month. Definately not soemthing you stop and go tour, just stop in the street kind of thing. It was pretty interesting to see the house. Definately unique.

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Thank Liz J
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Only a couple of blocks from my son's house, this is a bit of an anticlimax & needs a spruce up. It's looking tired now & the neighbourhood is moving on.

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Thank UNool
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Very interesting story, got lucky and was able to talk to someone who knew a lot of the History. Very unique in how this all got started.Fun times if you like Beer stories.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I take all visitors by this house to see it on the outside. I've never been in it but don't have to go in to enjoy just gawking at all the work that went into it.

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Auburn, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This was a fun visit. We had been walking all over Houston trying to find the best places. This place is crazy!! The entire place is made of beer cans!

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Thank MadeinMe
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

It was worth the short drive to see it. Great photo opp. In a quite neighborhood and not a lot of traffic.

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Thank DarethaH
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a lovely little Houston gem. I discovered it several years ago when I decided to take my son on an "art crawl" to see all the wacky places in Houston. He was nine at the time and he loved it! I still love it ... great gift ship, a really cool place to see "outside the box" kind... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Something unique! The owner built this house all from beer cans! Located in The Heights, it is worth the visit!

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