Hours & Admission

Regular Hours of Operation

The museum will close at 4:00 pm on Wednesday 2/28 due to a private event, please plan your visit accordingly.
MondayClosed*
Tuesday10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am – 7:00 pm
(Free from 2 pm – 7 pm)
Friday10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
*The Museum is open on Mondays during the summer months, from Memorial Day to Labor Day
Open on the following holidays in 2024
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Monday 1/15
President’s Day – Monday 2/19
Memorial Day – Monday 5/27
Independence Day – Monday 7/4
Labor Day – Monday 9/2
Columbus Day – Monday 10/14
Veterans Day – Monday 11/11
Day after Thanksgiving – Friday 11/29
Christmas Eve – Tuesday 12/24*
New Year’s Eve – Tuesday 12/31*
*Early closing at 3:00 pm
Museum closed
Thanksgiving Day – Thursday 11/28
Christmas Day – Wednesday 12/25

General Admission

MembersFREE
Children 2 & underFREE
Children (ages 3-12)$10
Adults$12
Seniors (65+)$10
*Free Family Thursday
(Thursdays 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
FREE
*Reserve Free Family Thursday tickets here

Parking

Visitors Parking*$8
Members Parking*$5
*A parking token is required to exit the museum parking lot
*Parking tokens must be purchased inside the museum during regular business hours

Additional Programs

*DeBakey Cell LabMembers – $3
Non-Members – $6
Live Organ Dissection
(Thurs 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
$6
*Check here for the DeBakey Cell Lab hours

2024 Spring Break Admission: March 11-17

MembersFREE
Children 2 & underFREE
Adults$15
Children (ages 3-12) & Seniors (65+)$15
Admission includes most on-site activities and dissection demonstrations
Thursday 3/14 (2 pm – 7 pm)FREE
Visitors Parking*$20
Members Parking*$10
*A parking token is required to exit the museum parking lot
*Parking tokens must be purchased inside the museum during regular business hours

The Health Museum offers a selection of reciprocal benefits to all our members. Not a member yet? Get your membership today to enjoy all the perks!

Smithsonian Affiliate members from an Affiliate organization who presents a current Smithsonian Affiliate membership card receive free general admission for two at The Health Museum. Visit the Affiliate Reciprocal Membership Program page for a map and more details.  

Museum members and ASTC reciprocal members receive free general admission to The Health Museum (valid for household family members up to six people). Proof of residence required: Must be redeemed in person with a valid ASTC membership card.

Present your EBT card to receive a discounted general admission ticket of $3.00 for up to a family of four.

Blue Star Museums offers free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including the National Guard and Reserve. The 2023 Blue Star Museums program begins on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 20, 2023, and ends on Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2023.

Metro riders receive 50% off admission and 20% off in the Amazing Body Store. Show fare ticket from that day at the admissions desk.

Homeschool Tuesdays

Homeschool groups receive a $2 discount per admission every second Tuesday of the month, during the fall and spring semesters. Tickets must be purchased in person. See details on our homeschool page.

Complimentary Exhibit Offers

Take advantage of the perks offered through our traveling exhibit Drugs: Costs & Consequences, which include free admission for law enforcement officers and families, school bus vouchers for field trip groups, and Family Science Night which offers a free, exclusive time for your group at the museum and free school bus transportation.

Location & Directions

Located in the heart of Houston’s Museum District, The Health Museum sits north of Hermann Park, within strolling distance to McGovern Centennial Gardens.

Address

1515 Hermann Drive,
Houston, TX 77004

Phone

713-521-1515

Email

visitorservices@thehealthmuseum.org

The Health Museum’s Houston BCycle station is located at Hermann Drive and La Branch Street.

  • The closest MetroRail stop is MUSEUM DISTRICT (RedLine). From there, walk 5 blocks east on Ewing Street to The Health Museum.
  • The closest MetroBus stop is BINZ@CRAWFORD (Southmore Route 005). Walk 2 blocks south on Crawford to The Health Museum.
  • Take I-45 to 288 South
  • Exit Calumet Street
  • Turn right on Binz (second light)
  • Turn left on Crawford and enter bus lane or parking lot
  • Parking lot entrance is on Hermann Drive
  • If Southbound on I-59, exit I-59 at Fannin Street
  • If Northbound on I-59, take Shepherd Exit North (left)
  • Turn right on Richmond, proceed to Fannin
  • Drive south on Fannin
  • Turn left on Binz and proceed past the Children’s Museum
  • Turn right on Crawford and enter the bus lane or parking lot
  • Parking lot entrance is on Hermann Drive
  • Take 610 to 288 North
  • Exit Calumet Street
  • At top of ramp and at first light, turn left on Binz
  • Turn left on Crawford and enter bus lane or parking lot
  • Parking lot entrance is on Hermann Drive