One of the largest cultural establishments in the country, the Houston Museum District is where learning about art, science, health, engineering, history and the environment happens every day. The district is anchored by 19 nonprofit organizations categorized into four different walkable and bikeable zones. Ten of the destinations are free and the others offer dedicated free times, which help make this an affordable and family-friendly destination to explore cultures from around the world.
INSPIRATION. EDUCATION. RECREATION. 19 Museums. Something New Every Day.
Sheltered by 100-year old oak trees, Houston Museum District is one of the largest concentrations of cultural institutions in the country. The district is 19 nonprofit organizations nestled between the Texas Medical Center, Hermann Park, and Midtown. Anchored by the historic Mecom Fountain, each is beautiful, unique and celebrates many cultures.
The district is grouped into 4 walkable, bike-able zones so visitors can park once and walk to several museums. Discover your destinations and create an experience at www.houmuse.org.
The Museum District adds to the city’s cultural landscape, by showcasing buildings just being completed to 100 years old by renowned international architects and continues to grow, with over 800 million dollars in expansions underway.
Houston’s Museum District is a force in the city’s vitality and an award-winning destination where learning about art, science, health, engineering, history and the environment happens every day. Ten of the destinations are free at all times and the others offer dedicated free times.