Top Choice Museum in Houston

Menil Collection

The late local philanthropists John and Dominique de Menil collected more than 17,000 works of painting, drawing, sculpture, archaeological artifacts and more during their lives. The modernist building, designed by …
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Art Car Museum

The handful of art cars represented here are something to behold; some of them are straight out of Mad Max. But they're really just bait to lure you in to check out the quirky-cool rotating art exhibits, which have …
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Children's Museum of Houston

An activity-filled museum, where little ones can make tortillas in a Mexican village or draw in an open-air art studio.
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Houston Museum of Natural Science

World-class traveling exhibits – on everything from prehistoric cave paintings to Mayan civilization – have always been a big part of the attraction at this stellar museum. The permanent collection is no less impres…
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Museum of Fine Arts Houston

French impressionism and post-1945 European and American painting really shine in this nationally renowned palace of art, which includes major works by Picasso and Rembrandt. Across the street, admire the talents of…
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Orange Show Center for Visionary Art

A mazelike junk-art tribute to one man's favorite citrus fruit.
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Rothko Chapel

A temple of contemplation, a church or a nuclear bunker? The one and only Rothko Chapel is whatever you want it to be. With 14 large paintings by American abstract expressionist Mark Rothko, it's a perfect place to …
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Cy Twombly Gallery

Love it or loathe it, this annex of the Menil Collection, contains some seriously abstract art.
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Cullen Sculpture Garden

Admire the talents of luminaries such as Rodin and Matisse in the tranquil Cullen Sculpture Garden.
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Hermann Park

This 445-acre park is home to playgrounds, a lake with paddleboats, a picturesque Japanese Garden, the Hermann Park Miniature Train and the Houston Zoo.