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Plan your visit

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Hours

  • Monday 10 AM-5 PM
  • 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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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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COVID-19

Health and safety tips you should know before you visit!

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Reciprocal Memberships & Ticket Programs

Smithsonian Affiliate members from an Affiliate organization who presents a current Smithsonian Affiliate membership card receive free general admission for two at The Health Museum. Visit the Affiliate Reciprocal Membership Program page for a map and more details. The Smithsonian Affiliate Reciprocal Membership Program is a network of Smithsonian Affiliate organizations that have elected to participate in the reciprocal program and offer reciprocal benefits to other Smithsonian Affiliate members. Not a member? Join today!

As a member of the Association of Science and Technology Centers Passport Program, Museum members and ASTC reciprocal members receive free general admission to The Health Museum. *Free general admission valid for household family members or grandparents and grandchildren up to six people. Proof of residence required. Not a member? Join today!

The Health Museum is a proud participant of Museums for All. When you present your EBT card, you will receive a discounted general admission ticket of $3.00 for up to a family of four. Click here for more information.

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and offers free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve. The 2021 Blue Star Museums program begins on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 15, 2021 and ends on Labor Day, Monday, September 6, 2021.

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Location & Parking
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Address
1515 Hermann Drive
Houston, TX 77004
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Directions

From I-59:

  • If Southbound on I-59, exit I-59 at Fannin Street
  • If Northbound on I-59, take Shepherd Exit North (left).
  • Turn right on Richmond, proceed to Fannin
  • Drive south on Fannin. Turn left on Binz and proceed past the
  • Children's Museum
  • Turn right on Crawford and enter the bus lane or parking lot
  • Parking lot entrance is on Hermann Drive

From I-45:

  • Take I-45 to 288 South
  • Exit Calumet Street
  • Turn right on Binz (second light)
  • Turn left on Crawford and enter bus lane or parking lot
  • Parking lot entrance is on Hermann Dr

From South Loop 610:

  • Take 610 to 288 North
  • Exit Calumet Street
  • At top of ramp and at first light, turn left on Binz
  • Turn left on Crawford and enter bus lane or parking lot
  • Parking lot entrance is on Hermann Drive

Bicycling:

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Parking

Visitors are welcome to park on the surface lot at The Health Museum for the following rates:

  • Members$3
  • Visitors$5
  • General Public$8