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Art Car Museum

140 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007-3729
+1 713-861-5526
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Afternoon trip

We love the art car parade. We thought this would be a neat place to go. Although interesting, I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark D
Houston, Texas
Interesting and Unusual

Have always wanted to visit the Art Car Museum. Although parking is a bit tight, visited recently... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
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The Art Car Museum is a private institution dedicated to contemporary art. It is an exhibition forum for local, national, and international artists with an emphasis on art cars, other fine arts and artists that are rarely, if ever, acknowledged by other cultural institutions. The museum's goal is to encourage the public's awareness of the cultural, political, economic and personal dimensions of art.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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140 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007-3729
Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
+1 713-861-5526
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the art car parade. We thought this would be a neat place to go. Although interesting, I was expecting a lot of art cars there. There were only about 4 cars inside. Neat to look at but we were through with the self...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have always wanted to visit the Art Car Museum. Although parking is a bit tight, visited recently. If you are interested in current Washington politics, and not a Trump fan, the current art exhibit inside might be for you. However, it was a bit disappointing...More

Thank ppettyHtown
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Its a small museum consisting of 3 rooms but it has plenty of very interesting art cars! The guides at the museum are very friendly and tell you about the history behind each car! They also recommend that you attend the Houston Art Car festival...More

Thank A.M. W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I was hoping to see more ART CARS but really inside there are only like three and then other random exhibits. The place is rather small too. But luckily it was free and the staff is super nice.

Thank Treesa_t
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Utilizing children to do projects to express your own personal views is sickening. Contorting "art projects" to spread negativity is uncalled for when it involves children. Let them be kids until they are adults and can make up their own minds about adult issues.

Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 9 August 2017

There's a few of the creative Art Cars in the museum, but one of the best parts are the variety of art exhibitions that change periodically. I have been there a few times and always see something new and interesting.

Thank ChanaEtel
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is one of the coolest spots in Houston! There is always a refreshing art exhibit to accent the outrageous and wonderfully adorned cars

Thank Kiki P
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This museum is very small, but it's worth a stop. The admission is free, although they do accept donations. In addition to the art cars there are numerous exhibits of local artists' work. During our visit it was local Jr high and high school kids....More

Thank Gordon1123
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Since it's titled "Art Car Museum", that's what we drove to Houston expecting to see. But much to our surprise there were only 3 cars inside. We left a generous donation at the entrance collection point before entering with anticipation, but it was a large...More

2  Thank xplorers2
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

After a stop at the Cisterns, we stopped in to check the place out. Very interesting. Never have been here so we were glad we stopped. It's a little smaller than we thought. They have a couple of cars outside and I think 3 cars...More

Thank markchristy
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Bettie I
17 May 2017|
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
2017 was on April 8th. 2018 TBD usually 3 weekend of April, but Easter impacted the date in 2017.
21 August 2016|
Response from houstontravelingfool | Reviewed this property |
Always free! Can't beat that. 😃