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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
Quick info boxes

The museum will be closing to the public on Friday Aug. 17, 2018 at 4pm for the VIP/MEMBER Opening of: Body as a Work of Art.

Join the party, become a member today.

  • Monday - Saturday9AM-5PM
  • Thursday9AM-7PM
  • Sunday12PM-5PM

Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Free Family Thursday 2 PM - 7 PM

DeBakey Cell Lab Hours

  • 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)
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

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Event Location
The Health Museum

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Presents “What’s Your Gut Telling You?” Featuring Drs. Natanya Utay and Ned Snyder, on Wednesday, August 22, from 11:30am to 1pm at The Health Museum.

22 Aug '18
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Event Location
Golf Club of Houston

The Parsley Family has again chosen The Health Museum as the recipient of this year’s golf tournament, due to the cancellation last year because of Hurricane Harvey.  The Health Museum is honored to be chosen and looks forward to a fun-filled event that will allow us to further our goal of fostering wonder and curiosity in health science and the human body to all ages.

12 Sep '18