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The Health Museum

1515 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004-7126
+1 713-521-1515
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Worth a visit but needs improvements

The museum has the potential to be a top attraction in the area but it just is not there yet. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Louis F
Tampa, Florida
Run-down and poorly maintained

The Health Museum is in a total state of disrepair. Most of the exhibits are broken and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
New York City, New York
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The Health Museum has interactive exhibits on health, medical science and the human body. Walk through a brain and an eyeball, test your reflexes and experience a 4D theater.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“human body” (21 reviews)
“body works” (5 reviews)
“brain teasers” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1515 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004-7126
The Museum District
+1 713-521-1515
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum has the potential to be a top attraction in the area but it just is not there yet. The positives were that it had a really good gift shop with a lot of good books and things to buy. The brain teasers were...More

Thank Louis F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Health Museum is in a total state of disrepair. Most of the exhibits are broken and non-functional; several other exhibits are just run down and dirty. It really isn’t worth a stop. Go to the brightly lit and well run nearby Children’s Museum instead.

Thank VeritableVoyager
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As one who has worked in the Biomedical Sciences, I found the museum to be mediocre - especially since a number of the exhibits did not function. There were parts missing and directions were not easy to read. A nice concept, but lacking in management.

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with three other family members since it was free Thursday and we were looking for something to do. There were a lot of good exhibits although as another reviewer noted, many were broken. It would have been much better if they worked. This is...More

1  Thank dbelltn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Presented in a interesting manner so that you can experience health situations in a fun tour. Everyone will enjoy the tour!

Thank djolson12314
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, 19 yr old daughter and I went to this museum as it was on our "to do list". They have on-site parking that is $3 for members and $5 for non-members. We paid our $10 each admission and proceeded to the first and...More

Thank therealprairiestorm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a very small Museum, and two of their exhibitions were closed. Some demonstrations were not working inside of the open exposition.

Thank JennyCristal
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Great interactive museum with focus on health and science. Create mechanical devices, learn about prosthetics, see how technology has helped those that have physical challenges and limitations. Could be bigger.

Thank Avi E
Reviewed 22 December 2017

i brought my 11, 13 and 16 yr olds. While some of the exhibits are geared toward younger children, there was plenty to interest my kids. The Debakey Cell Lab was a fun upgrade @ $5 per person to chose and complete any three of...More

Thank cookieintern
Reviewed 19 December 2017

I went here with my mother and sister (who is currently in nursing school). We had a good, enjoyable time. The brain teasers are definitely one of the highlights of the museum. It's not a very large museum, but all of the hands-on activities make...More

Thank Joshua B
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Emma M
14 August 2017|
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Response from Andrew G | Reviewed this property |
This museum is a basic, interactive museum intended for younger people. I am also a medical geek but found it fun and enjoyable. But, if you do not like kids, or basic displays, this may not be the place for you.