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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
Quick info boxes
  • 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 - 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.


Now - September 11
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.


September 9, 2017 - 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.

News & Events

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

A Conversation on Aging with Dr. Carmel Dyer, MD, FACP, FAGS

Wednesday, August 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
1515 Hermann Dr., Houston, Texas 77004
$20 per person*

Please RSVP by Thursday, August 17 to rsvp@thewomensfund.org or 713-623-6543.

23 Aug '17
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Event Location
Golf Club of Houston

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