Open now through June 2, 2024

Illegal drugs are an ever-present threat in American society. This exhibit from the Drug Enforcement Administration Museum is designed to shed light on the science of drug addiction and the myriad costs of illegal drugs to individuals, American society, and the world and to provide context on how we can make a difference. Through artifacts, exhibits, historical details, science content, and video and interactive stations, the exhibit provides a powerful look at one of the biggest issues facing America today.

Thank you to all of our Exhibit Steering Committee community leaders for your support!

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Complimentary Offers from the Exhibit

Bus vouchers are available for field trips who come to tour this exhibit. 
Take advantage before the offer ends on May 27thSee details on Field Trips page.

Invite your school’s families and teachers to explore this exhibit on Family Science Nights — with FREE ADMISSION for up to 200. Event occurs on selected Saturdays in 2024. Reservations required from school or district officials.

Law Enforcement Weekend takes place on the first weekend of each month, where our law enforcement can visit the museum to see this exhibit for free, for up to 6 family members. Professional identification is required upon check-in. Parking and other program fees remain the same.

“Drug misuse is prevalent in communities across the country and Houston isn’t immune. The emerging threat of fentanyl facing our country puts emphasis on the importance of this DEA exhibit which has the potential to educate thousands on the tragic on the tragic effects of drug misuse.”

Daniel C. Comeaux
Special Agent in Charge, DEA

Nathan Arredondo & ShaRell Webb

Drugs: Costs & Consequences Exhibit Floor Managersvisitorservices@thehealthmuseum.org713-521-1515

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