Must-See Museums in Houston


With 19 museums and 4 walkable zones, Houston's Museum District is amazement defined. Learn about the past, explore the future, and experience the wonders of art, science, and nature.

Explore the Houston Center for Photography, Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, Houston Museum of African American Culture, Holocaust Museum Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, The Jung Center, Children's Museum, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Health Museum, and much, much more.

You can even take in the Houston Zoo. It’s your chance to meet your favorite animals up close! Houston Zoo offers two exclusive experiences for visitors, whether you’re excited to interact with your favorite animals or are looking for a behind the scenes tour with a keeper. This is your chance to feed piranhas, pat a rhino, and receive a kiss from a sea lion. Go behind the scenes of Kipp Aquarium or the gorilla habitat to learn from the zookeepers about animal care.