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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 - 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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Tickets
  • 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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Now - September 5
Making its debut in Houston, Humanae explores human identity and race through 250 portraits from around the world. Brazilian artist Angélica Dass challenges visitors to rethink how they see race and think about skin color through a chromatic inventory of the different human skin tones that label human subjects with their corresponding color in the industrial palette, Pantone.  On display now to September 5, 2017 at The Health Museum.

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Opening June 9
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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Currently featured film: The beauty of human skin in every color

Run Time: 11 minutes 27 seconds

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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.

News & Events

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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Event Location
Golf Club of Houston
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The Parsley family is pleased to announce in the 15th Annual Parsley Charity Golf Classic honoring the memory of Robert and Georganna Parsley and the legacy of giving that they instilled in the Parsley family. Join us on Thursday, September 21st at Golf Club of Houston for this year’s tournament, which will allow The Health Museum to continue its commitment to excellence in providing innovative and interactive health and science educational experiences.

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