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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 9AM-5PM
  • Tuesday - 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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Experience science in 4D at Houston’s first 4D theater, the McGovern 4D Theater. Enjoy a 3D feature in a fully digital, surround sound environment with special effects like rain, lightning, scents and more!

News & Events

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Event Location
McGovern Theatre, The Health Museum
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Through intimate, action-driven storytelling, SHE STARTED IT explores the cultural roots of female underrepresentation in entrepreneurship.

Free Event

15 Mar '17
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Monday, April 24, 2017
Event Location
The Health Museum
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Never Count Us Out: Empowerment Luncheon, April 24
24 Apr '17