Setting the World Apart in Houston

Visiting a museum in Houston is always a singular experience, as each one houses its own display of exhibits, style, knowledge and personality. Patriotic veterans and fans of antiquity will enjoy the San Jacinto Museum, Monument and Battleground, the USS Texas, Buffalo Soldier Museum, Holocaust Museum Houston and National Museum of Funeral History. A must for any kid or teenager is the Children’s Museum of Houston full of engaging showcases and anyone who adores the fine arts should plan a day at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a fascinating look at what makes our world “tick” and all ages will enjoy learning about Texas wildlife, energy, and the study of prehistoric life.

Houston is the largest city in Texas, so one should expect a well-rounded choice of museums, equipped with amazing one-of-a-kind displays, touring exhibits and original pieces of art. Don’t wait for your child to bring home a permission slip to visit a museum in Houston. Plan a weekend for the whole family and visit as many of these establishments as possible. Going solo? Don’t fret! Museums are a great way to spend an entire day with your inner child who has a quest for knowledge. There are perks to visiting a museum alone, including the fact that you can take your time and no one will rush you. With the variety of historical exhibits and innovative demonstrations, no one should be disappointed in what Houston has to offer!



The Menil Collection is considered one of our nations best private collections and museums. Works by Warhol and Matisse are available and the Byzatine Icons exhibit is considered one of the most important of its kind. The founders of the Menil...  Read More

National Museum of Funeral History


The National Museum of Funeral History in Houston is the largest collection of funeral service relics in the United States. It features enchanting (even though some people may call it morbid) exhibits, which include, Celebrating the Lives and...  Read More

San Jacinto Battleground


For a genuine Houston history lesson, experience the world's tallest monument tower, the Jesse H. Jones Theatre for Texas Studies and a captivating view of our nation's history at the San Jacinto Museum in Houston. There are an array of exhibits...  Read More

Houston Museum of Natural Science


Complete with an IMAX theater, internationally recognized exhibits, a planetarium, and butterfly center, the Houston Museum of Natural Science is one of the top ten most visited museums in the U.S.! The IMAX® 3D camera is one of the highest...  Read More



Although, walking back in time brings such a melancholy remembrance of one of the most challenging times in our history, Houston's Holocaust Museum offers an in-depth look at this period of history. Actual film footage, photographs, letters, and...  Read More

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You are the exhibit at Houston's Health Museum. One of the special exhibits featured is the You: The Exhibit, where you put your own data into their data base, scan your body that allows you to see a holographic effect of your internal organs, a...  Read More



The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum offers an intense look at African American history through the eyes of brave pioneers who faced diversity and war. Historical artifacts, papers, videos, and other historic collectables are showcased at this...  Read More

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ArtCar Museum


Houston is one of the better cities in Texas when it comes to avoiding traffic and it also holds one of the most interesting “auto-art” private collections, showcasing fine art dedicated to cars. The Art Car Museum, or “Garage Mahal” as many...  Read More

Children's Museum of Houston


Incredibly well-attended, this colorful, popular museum is clearly designed for kids. Like most facilities of its type, it promotes experiential learning and offers lots of interactive exhibits. Science, culture, geography, and creativity are...  Read More

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Museum of Fine Arts


The Museum of Fine Arts (MSFA) in Houston, TX holds the largest exhibits of art collections in the United States of America. Over 63,000 pieces of art are on display at MSFA from all over the world, including Mexico, Europe, Asia, Central...  Read More


Meet Heather J. Taylor

Heather J. Taylor grew up an “Army Brat” with her family roots deeply grounded in Texas.  When she was twenty, she moved to London on scholarship to study performing arts at Regent's College...  More About Heather