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Amazing Body Gallery

Find out what you're made of

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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.

Features in the Amazing Body Gallery include:

  • Approximately 30 interactive video and audio kiosks invite guests to pose interesting questions about human anatomy and health information.

  • A 22-foot-long backbone with ribs descending from the ceiling to the floor, creating the feeling of being inside a giant rib cage.

The hands on experience includes:

  • Texas-sized, 10-foot-tall walk-through brain with memory games
  • 12-Foot-Tall Beating Heart

  • Texas-sized, 10-foot-tall walk-through brain with memory games

  • Skeleton riding a bicycle

  • Colossal walk-in eyeball that demonstrates how your eye receives and perceives images

  • Calorie Crank conveying how many calories you must burn for specific foods you eat

  • Giant Human Heart wheel with biometric systems that check your heart rate while running or walking

  • Jump, Stretch and Hang Activity for vertical hanging endurance  

Heart Wall

Take a journey through the heart in a new way with our heart wall. Four connected screens give you functions of the heart, and their importance, as you learn about one of the more complex organs in the body.

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Take a journey through the heart in a new way with our heart wall. Four connected screens give you functions of the heart, and their importance, as you learn about one of the more complex organs in the body.

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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 - Saturday 9AM-5PM
  • Thursday 9AM-7PM
  • Sunday 12PM-5PM

Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Free Family Thursday 2 PM - 7 PM

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  • Members, $3
  • Non-members, $5
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What people are saying

Museum camps enabled my grandchild to learn many facts about the brain and have a hands-on experience. She also made new friends. A good way to start summer vacation.

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D. Henson

Well organized, Safe environment, nice staff. The kids learned a lot of new information about the human body and loved visiting the exhibits.

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Marie Alva

My 8-year old son a positive experience, during a recent Health Museum visit. It was fun and he walked away with a curiosity about the human body and interest to learn more information.

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Melissa

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