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Interested in hosting an event in the heart of the Museum District?

The Health Museum is the ideal setting for an unique and memorable event experience. We are centrally located in the heart of Houston's Museum District and adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. The Health Museum offers multiple rental options to meet your event needs and is also conveniently near numerous hotels, Midtown, EaDo, Hermann Park, and the city's central business district. Past events have included conferences and seminars, galas, annual meetings, staff retreats, seated dinners, receptions, weddings, young professionals networking events, fashion shows, and more.

The Grand Hall

This magnificent space is the ideal setting for a reception or seated dinner. Featuring terrazzo floors, glass archways and a 50-foot ceiling, it truly is a Grand Hall. The open floor plan allows for various event layouts and design options. Centrally located, the Grand Hall provides guests with access to all the museum’s exhibits as well as the McGovern Theater. Accommodates 350 for standing reception, 175 banquet seating and 200 for theater-style seating.

The Amazing Body Gallery

The Amazing Body Gallery allows guest to experience the human body as they journey through the exhibit’s a-maze-ing passages. Traveling from the giant beating heart, through the colon, and into the brain, guests enter a world of discovery. Once inside the network of corridors, guests get a sense of the exhibit’s vast size. The ideal location for a networking reception, this exhibit offers intimate niches for conversation. Walking through the brain and gazing into a giant human eye provides attendees an array of conversation starters. Their voyage continues through every life-sustaining organ of the amazing body and connects to the adjacent Lower Exhibition Gallery.

Sue Trammell Whitfield Gallery

Explore the Sue Trammell Whitfield Gallery to see the most popular and fascinating travelling exhibits before it's too late! With 3,700 square feet of exhibit space, guests will feel free to wander while learning the latest in health science!

The John P. McGovern Theater

The John P. McGovern Theater has seating for 120 and offers audio visual capabilities for your next presentation or seminar. The stage and screen, variable lighting options and cushioned, high-back seats make this intimate theater suitable for presentations, performances, lectures, panel discussions and video presentations.

Classroom/Conference Space

As a museum dedicated to innovative learning experiences, our classrooms are ideal for your next meeting or workshop. Each classroom can accommodate up to 50 people and comes with a 70 inch smart TV, projector, and screen for presentations.

Rental Rates

For rental rates, capacity information, policies and procedures, audiovisual capabilities, table and chair availability, vendor information, and frequently asked questions, download the facility information packet and facility rental contract.

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For More Information and to Book Our Venue

Laura Pfister

Facility Rental
and Events Manager


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