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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to step into someone else's body? Or what a disease looks like up close? What about how society and social media influence body image and beauty ideals?

The Body as a Work of Art: More than Skin Deep is an immersive, interactive educational experience that addresses current topics in medical science, healthcare and society.

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Current Exhibits
Other exhibits

The Body as a Work of Art: More than Skin Deep is designed as an immersive, interactive educational experience to address current topics in medical science, healthcare and society with the purpose of transforming behaviors that adversely impact our self-concept and ultimately our health.


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.


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


Currently featured film: Sonic Magic: The Wonder and Science of Sound

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Field Trips

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

Group Reservations

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.

Plan your visit
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  • Monday - Saturday 9AM-5PM
  • Thursday 9AM-7PM
  • Sunday 12PM-5PM

Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Free Family Thursday 2 PM - 7 PM

DeBakey Cell Lab Hours

  • Members, FREE
  • Non-members, $10
  • Children 3-12 $8
  • Seniors 65+ $8
  • Children 2 & under Free

DeBakey  Cell Lab

  • Members $3
  • Non-members $5
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

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.

News & Events

Saturday, November 03, 2018
Event Location
The Health Museum - 1515 Hermann Dr. Houston, TX

2018 Hearts of Gold Award
Gina and Devinder Bhatia, MD

Legacy Honoree
Sue Trammell Whitfield

Sippi Khurana, MD and Ajay Khurana
Kelli Cohen Fein, MD and Martin Fein 

Honorary Chair
Margaret Alkek Williams

6:30 pm  Cocktails
7:30 pm  Dinner and Program

For more information contact the Jenni Granero, director of development,  at 713.521.1515 ext 332 or jgranero@thehealthmuseum.org 

04 Nov '18
Saturday, December 08, 2018
Event Location
The Health Museum - 1515 Hermann Dr. Houston, TX 77004

Teddy Bear Checkup event provides an opportunity for younger children in the Houston community to learn about healthy habits by taking a treasured toy through the steps of a physical examination. For additional information, please contact Jenni Granero, Director of Development, at 713-521-1515 ext 332 or jgranero@thehealthmuseum.org

08 Dec '18