General Admission

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


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 Lab
Check here for lab hours
Members – $3
Non-Members – $6
Live Organ Dissection
(Thurs 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm)

Hours of Operation

Monday10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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 spring break week, and 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

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.  

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.

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

Where to Find Us

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


1515 Hermann Drive,
Houston, TX 77004




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