Other exhibits
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Beautiful Minds: Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage explores the successes of those who think and thought outside the box when faced with the challenges of dyslexia and learn about some of the tools and resources for diagnosis and pathways to success. A unique portion of the exhibit also reflects each community that it travels to, by featuring local students and artists.

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Breathe in. Breathe out. Air pollutants are substances in the air that can have a negative effect on our health. Your Body, Your Air explores four common types of air pollutants and their sources in the Houston area, as well as the effect these pollutants have on our bodies and our communities.

Together we can work towards healthier air, healthier bodies, and healthier communities.

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Our planet is connected more than ever before: by global travel, trade, technology, and even our viruses. Join us in learning how people fight epidemics - even before they start! You’ll explore the connections between human, animal, and environmental health, dive into case studies and personal experiences from epidemic-fighters from around the globe, discover how outbreaks have affected the Greater Houston Area, and engage in games that challenge you to identify and contain an outbreak.

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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 designed to bilingually introduce biology-based science to the public and inspire future scientists and leaders in the medical field.

Featured Events

Blood Drive at the Museum

Date
Fri, 08/27/2021 12:00PM
Event Location
The Health Museum
27 Aug '21

SCI Café: Where Science and Communities Interact: Military Exposures and Veterans Health

Date
Wed, 09/01/2021 04:30PM
Event Location
Zoom
Summary

In collaboration with UTMB Health’s Institute for Translational Sciences and Gulf Coast Center of Precision Environmental Health, SCI Café is a community dialogue about science, health and possibilities among community members, researchers and scientists.

01 Sep '21

What the HEALTH? : Live Trivia with The Health Museum

Date
Thu, 09/16/2021 06:30PM
Event Location
Zoom
Summary

Are you the one who wins all of the game nights and trivia nights with your friends and family? Well, this game is for you.

16 Sep '21

Parent's, Let's Talk Mental Health! with Menninger

Date
Thu, 09/23/2021 12:00PM
Event Location
Zoom
Summary

The Menninger Clinic, a nationally recognized mental health leader in Houston, joins The Health Museum to offer parents and caregivers helpful mental health information through a free, virtual bi-monthly series, 12pm - 1pm.

23 Sep '21
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Hours

  • Monday CLOSED
  • Tuesday - Saturday 10 AM-5 PM
  • Free Family Thursday 2 PM-7 PM
  • Sunday 12 PM-5 PM

Click here for the DeBakey Cell Lab hours.

Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

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  • Members FREE
  • Children under 3 FREE
  • Children (ages 3-12) $8
  • Adults $10
  • Seniors (65+) $8

DeBakey Cell Lab

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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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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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