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For curious minds this one's a no-brainer

The Health Museum is Houston's most interactive science learning center

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Plan your visit
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Hours
  • Monday - Saturday9AM-5PM
  • Thursday9AM-7PM
  • Sunday12PM-5PM

Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas

Free Family Thursday 2 PM - 7 PM

DeBakey Cell Lab Hours

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  • MembersFree
  • Child 2 & UnderFree
  • Non-member, Adult:$10
  • Non-member, Child (3-12):$8
  • Non-member, Senior (65+)$8
  • DeBakey Cell Lab:$5 ($3 for Members)
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Location & Parking

1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004

Good news, we have parking! Daily parking fees are:

  • Health Museum Members$3
  • Health Museum Visitors$5
  • All Other Parking Patrons$8
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Membership

The Health Museum promises a year's worth of unique experiences that are interactive, educational and fun for the whole family!

The museum is a resource for learning about the human body and life sciences so that our visitors are able to live a healthy lifestyle.

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Field Trips
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The Health Museum is the best place to make STEM fun. Reserve your school field trip online today.

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Group Reservations
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Want to bring your group to The Health Museum to see our newest permanent additions and our latest seasonal exhibits? Get more information or register online.

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Exhibits

Find out what you’re made of. 

Large Exhibits
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DeBakey Cell Lab
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DeBakey Cell Lab

You don’t need to be a scientist to enter, but you’ll feel like one when you leave! Gear up with a lab coat, gloves and goggles and travel through experiment stations in both English and Spanish.

Other exhibits
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Making its debut in Houston, BODY WORLDS RX features more than 75 real human specimens that have been preserved through the process of Plastination – a technique that removes the fluids from the body and replaces them with plastics that harden. BODY WORLDS RX opens on Saturday, January 14, 2017 and runs until Sunday, April 23, 2017.   

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Take a larger-than-life walking tour through the human body and learn more about how your major organs work in this permanent exhibit.

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Opening June 12
DNA literally is the 'stuff of life' - it is the set of instructions for making everything from you to zebras, strawberries, and even yeast. Understanding what the language of DNA means will revolutionize your understanding of yourself, your health, and your connections to life on Earth.

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Currently featured film: Body Worlds The Anatomical Exhibition of Real Human Bodies

Run Time: 70 minutes

News & Events

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Health Museum
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Join us for a special lecture with BrainCheck founder, David Eagleman.

29 Mar '17
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Monday, April 24, 2017
Event Location
The Health Museum
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Join us on Monday, April 24 from 11:30am-1:00pm, as The Health Museum proudly presents Never Count Us Out, a women’s health empowerment luncheon. Never Count Us Out will feature a dynamic keynote address by Heather Abbott, Boston marathon bombing survivor and amputee, with an inspirational message of true grit, determination, and strength.

24 Apr '17