1/4 mile to MFAH and 4 other incredible museums. Walk a leisure 6 blocks to the train to access all the museums or a $4 Uber ride.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is spread out in two, multi-level Museum District buildings, the art-filled complex is an awe-inspiring mix of sculpture, artifacts, imagery, video and installation work. Even if you aren’t a big art buff, it’s hard not to appreciate an up-close look at works by…
Please visit their website for a list of exhibitions. They have some wonderful artwork and a great rotations of shows.
This is my favorite museum in Houston. You will find in their 2 buildings and one sculpture garden, more than 10.500 pieces from ancient Rome and Babilonia, India, Korea, China, and European classical art, to contemporary American painters and photographers.
“This museum has it all – a dinosaur hall, planetarium, IMAX theater, and butterfly exhibit. I’ve always enjoyed the gemstone collection. Parking can be a nightmare since the zoo is close-by. I’d Uber there instead.”
“We have an amazing zoo here in Houston and if you are coming with family I recommend checking it out. There is also a little place to rent paddle boats for pretty cheap right outside the zoo. ”
“Wonderful walkable museum campus with several galleries and a nice lunch and dinner spot called Bistro Menil with an outdoor patio”
“The Galleria is largest mall in Texas. It has tons of places around to eat and has a ice skating rink. Plenty of other activities to do within walking distance. ”
“This park is unique to our city, and has a few Instagram worthy spots to check out! Check out their calendar for rotating events - depending on the season, they typically range from art installations, canoeing, attending movie nights, and practicing at the putting green. 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010”