Free Attractions

Free Days at the Museums


Houston Museum of Natural Science

1 Hermann Circle Dr.  
713-639-4629

- Free admission to the permanent exhibits on Tuesdays 2 pm - 8pm 


The Children's Museum of Houston

1500 Binz St. 
713-522-1138

- Free admission Thursdays 5 - 8pm.


Museum of Fine Arts

1001 Bissonnet St. 
713-639-7300

- Free admission to the permanent collections every Thursday.


Contemporary Arts Museum 

5216 Montrose Blvd. 
713-284-8250

- Free admission every day.


The Menil Collection 

1515 Sul Ross Road 
713-525-9400

- Free admission every day. 


Holocaust Museum 

5401 Caroline St. 
713-942-8000

- Free admission every day. 


John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science 

1515 Hermann Dr. 
713-521-1515

- Free admission Thrusdays 2 - 5 pm.  There is a charge for special exhibits during the free times.


 

Free Attractions


Nature Discovery Center

7112 Newcastle
713-667-6550

The Discovery Rooms are free to visit. They are filled with science and nature related activities, small live animals and a large, interactive exhibit. Activities are geared for children form 3 - 12 and their families. 


Houston Zoo

6200 Hermann Park Dr.
713-533-6500

- Free admission the First Tuesday each month from 2pm to close. 


Art Car Museum 

140 Heights Blvd.
713-861-5526 


Sam Houston Boat Tour 

111 East Loop N.
713-670-2416


Houston Center for Photography 

1441 West Alabama
713-529-4755


Discovery Green 

1500 McKinney St.


Lee and Joe Jamail Skatepark

103 Sabine St.
713-222-5500


Miller Outdoor Theater

6000 Hermann Park Drive
713-373-3386


Dunham Bible Museum

Houston Baptist University
7502 Fondren Rd.


Houston Arboretum and Nature Center 

4501 Woodway
713-681-8433


Buffalo Bayou ArtPark

100 Sabine St. 


Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park Museum Gallery

1100 Bagby St. 

- Free admission to the Museum Gallery.  There is a charge for home tours.


Lawndale Art Center

4912 Main St.
713-528-5858


Blaffer Gallery 

University of Houston.
120 Fine Arts Building


Rice Gallery 

6100 Main St.
713-348-6069


Rothko Chapel 

3900 Yupon St.
713-524-9839


 

Almost Free


Buffalo Soldiers National Museum 

1834 Southmore.
713-942-8920

- Admission $5 Adult, $3 Student


Beer Can House

222 Malone St.
713-926-6368

- Admission $2


Orange Show

2402 Munger St.
713-926-6368

- Admission $1 *CLOSED for renovations until mid-March


 

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