The Health Museum offers a specialized homeschool curriculum every second Tuesday of the month, during the fall and spring semesters. Homeschool groups receive a $2 discount per admission.

What’s Included?

Our homeschool curriculum is designed to engage students in a variety of interactive learning experiences. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Explore museum exhibits – our exhibits are designed to be both informative and engaging, providing students with a wealth of knowledge about the human body and health.
  • Visits to the DeBakey Cell Lab – named after the pioneering heart surgeon, Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, this lab offers a fascinating insight into the world of cells.
  • Learning from a Discovery Cart – packed with interesting exhibits and activities that are designed to spark curiosity and encourage learning.
  • Hands-on learning from DIY dissection labs – for those interested in anatomy, our DIY dissection labs offer a unique opportunity to touch and learn, see details below

Homeschool Admission Discounts

Homeschool groups receive a $2 discount per admission on eligible Home School Tuesdays.

Children under 3Free
Children (ages 3-12)$10 $8
Adults$12 $10
Seniors 65+$10 $8
*Tickets must be purchased in person

Dissection Lab Tickets

3rd-5th Grade6th-8th Grade
April 9 – Pig Kidney DissectionGet TicketsGet Tickets
May 14 – Brain DissectionGet TicketsGet Tickets
Click on the links above to purchase homeschool dissection tickets, add your tickets to cart to receive discounts at checkout.
  • Due to the presence of chemicals and dissection tools, all students ages 13 & under must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Each student will work with their own specimen.
  • Due to space limitations, non-participating students cannot be accommodated in the lab.
  • All classes require a minimum of 8 participants and a maximum of 15 participants. The Health Museum reserves the right to cancel classes that have not met our minimum enrollment requirement.
  • The registration/payment deadline for each class is the Friday prior to that class.
  • Parents may accompany their child in the workshop or explore the museum but must remain onsite.
  • If the museum cancels a class, participants will receive a full refund. If a participant cancels a registration, they will receive a full refund if it is 14 days prior and 50% if it is at least 7 days prior.
  • Any cancellations less than 7 days before a class will not receive a refund or credit towards another class.
  • The 15% off member discount on DIY LABS is available for Family membership and up.
Kennethia Rideaux

Kennethia Rideaux

Assistant Director, Programseducation@thehealthmuseum.org713-337-8458

Please reach out for questions about homeschool programs at The Health Museum