Our Global Kitchen
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Teddy Bear Check Up
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Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture explores our complex food system from farm to fork. With sections devoted to growing, transporting, eating, cooking, and celebrating food, Our Global Kitchen illuminates the myriad ways that food is produced, moved, and enjoyed throughout the world.

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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. 

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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. Explore the brain, nervous system, ears, eyes, heart, spine and skeleton, intestines, and more in an audio and visual experience like no other. 

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Hours

 

  • Monday - Saturday 9AM-5PM
  • Thursday 9AM-7PM
  • Free Family Thursday 2PM-7PM
  • Sunday 12PM-5PM

Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

DeBakey Cell Lab Hours

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  • Members FREE
  • Non-members $10
  • Children 3-12 $8
  • Seniors 65+ $8
  • Children 2 and under FREE

DeBakey Cell Lab

  • Members $3
  • Non-members $5
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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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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

A Screening of "93 Days"

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Event Location
McGovern Theater at The Health Museum
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93 Days: A Nation's Story on Survival and Sacrifice, a 2016 Nigerian drama thriller, tells the story of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Nigeria and the successful containment by health workers in Lagos. 

10 Jan '20

Social Motion

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Event Location
Learning Center D
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Quirky? Awkward? High functioning Autism? Gifted? Learning differences? Shy? Seeking social skill groups, enrichment activities, and friends? Early exposure to social integration skills provides a solid foundation rooted in awareness, confidence, and knowledge for children with autism and similar social learning differences. Social Motion elementary social skills classes focus on important social basics and group interaction, awareness, observation, and the building blocks for successful friendships!

16 Jan '20