It's The Health Museum's 50th Anniversary!
Our Global Kitchen
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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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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to step into someone else's body? Or what a genetic condition looks like up close? What about how society and social media influence body image and mental health? Find answers to these questions and more!

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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

October 21st: The DeBakey Cell Lab will be closed for repairs until 1pm. 

  • 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

Culture, Cuisine & Contagion: Ancient Egypt & Today

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The Health Museum
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Join us for an evening to remember as we explore socio-cultural connections between health and disease with Dr. Sabrina Sholts, Curator of Biological Anthropology at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural Science, and Dr. Salima Ikram, Distinguished Professor and Egyptologist. We will explore food, culture, and epidemics in ancient Egypt. This event is co-sponsored by Archaeology Now and generously underwritten by Family Tree DNA.

23 Oct '19

Night at the Museum

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The Health Museum
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Historic Science Figures Come Alive! Prominent historical figures who have contributed to the world of science will be in attendance as patrons visit various stations to learn about their scientific discoveries through hands-on activities.

31 Oct '19