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

Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas

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.

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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.


Find out what you’re made of. 

Large Exhibits
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DeBakey Cell Lab

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

Now - January 1, 2018

In this powerful exhibit featuring the photography of Howard G. Buffett, 40 photographs document the world hunger crisis as part of a global awareness campaign. Traveling to more than 137 countries, Buffett turned his camera lens on the powerful forces that fuel hunger and poverty.


September 30 - January 1, 2018

Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering, an engaging exhibition, shows how we all can use our ingenuity to build body replacements, develop brain-machine interfaces, and engineer unique assistive tools that push human potential beyond limits.


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

News & Events

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Event Location
Golf Club of Houston

The Parsley family hopes that this message finds you safe and sound after the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey. We know that many of you have been affected by this unbelievable storm, as have we. We are grateful for our blessings and praying for those who have not been so fortunate.

Considering the recent events, the annual Parsley Charity Golf Classic will be cancelled. The Parsley family wishes to allow our friends and family to concentrate on recovery, and to support our family and friends' efforts to get their businesses and lives back on track.

21 Sep '17
Friday, October 27, 2017
Event Location
The Health Museum

The Health Museum’s premier wine and food pairing event, Cheers to Your Health presents STEAMpunk: Technology of Wines, Tonics, and Potions, is set for Friday, October 27, 2017 from 6-9pm. Libation enthusiasts and epicures will sip, sample, and mingle with some of Houston’s finest.  The evening promises to appeal to every palate by combining a daring and creative mix of science, technology, and culinary arts from local restaurants, eateries, and farmers markets.  A plethora of wines, tonics, and potions from across the globe will complement each delectable morsel.

27 Oct '17