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Houston City Tour and Admission to Downtown Aquarium
"This bus tour is a wonderful way to start your Houston vacation. This lightly narrated 90-minute tour showcases Houston's famous land marks historic Houston areas and breath taking views. Explore the great city of Houston and see what the largest city in Texas has to offer.This guided tour drives through Houston's beautiful market square and many more downtown locations including Buf Allen Parkway and Houston's upscale midtown residential area. You will enjoy the breath-taking billion dollar Downtown Houston Skyline and museum district.Once the city tour is complete you will be dropped off at the Houston Aquarium which you are welcome to explore and enjoy. This package includes one admission ticket for the Houston Aquarium and one ticket for the Houston City Tour.""""Take a 90-minute panoramic guided tour on board a double decker buss. The city tour includes Downtown Historic district Toyota Center
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Houston City Tour and Admission to Downtown Aquarium
"This bus tour is a wonderful way to start your Houston vacation. This lightly narrated 90-minute tour showcases Houston's famous land marks historic Houston areas and breath taking views. Explore the great city of Houston and see what the largest city in Texas has to offer.This guided tour drives through Houston's beautiful market square and many more downtown locations including Buf Allen Parkway and Houston's upscale midtown residential area. You will enjoy the breath-taking billion dollar Downtown Houston Skyline and museum district.Once the city tour is complete you will be dropped off at the Houston Aquarium which you are welcome to explore and enjoy. This package includes one admission ticket for the Houston Aquarium and one ticket for the Houston City Tour.""""Take a 90-minute panoramic guided tour on board a double decker buss. The city tour includes Downtown Historic district Toyota Center
From $50.00
 
Houston City Tour and Admission to Downtown Aquarium
"This bus tour is a wonderful way to start your Houston vacation. This lightly narrated 90-minute tour showcases Houston's famous land marks historic Houston areas and breath taking views. Explore the great city of Houston and see what the largest city in Texas has to offer.This guided tour drives through Houston's beautiful market square and many more downtown locations including Buf Allen Parkway and Houston's upscale midtown residential area. You will enjoy the breath-taking billion dollar Downtown Houston Skyline and museum district.Once the city tour is complete you will be dropped off at the Houston Aquarium which you are welcome to explore and enjoy. This package includes one admission ticket for the Houston Aquarium and one ticket for the Houston City Tour.""""Take a 90-minute panoramic guided tour on board a double decker buss. The city tour includes Downtown Historic district Toyota Center
From $50.00

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Great Collection - FREE

The Menil Collection refers to the collection itself and the museum (which is actually four buildings). The Menil Collection’s founders, John and Dominique de Menil acquired this vast collection...
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Basaic
Apr 30, 2016

The Menil Collection

I have lived in Houston for a total of seven years and never knew about this gallery until I read "1000 Places To See Before You Die." Now, I'm not a person that art speaks to. I appreciate the talent...
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msbrandysue
Sep 06, 2008

Menil Collection

Opened in 1987, the Menil Collection is a wonderful museum with works that were of the personal collection of the de Menil family who immigrated to the United States from France after the Nazi...
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H-TownJourneyman
Mar 12, 2006

Rothko Chapel

I remember going to the Rothko Chapel as a teenager. My then girlfriend told me a story of an old man that was run over by a car and killed not too far from the museum. She told me this story before...
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rsleisk
Dec 15, 2005

The Menil Collection

The Menil Collection1515 Sul RossHouston, Texas 77006Tel: 713-525-9400Fax: 713-525-9444Museum Hours:Wednesday – Sunday, 11:00 am to 7:00 pmhttp://www.menil.orgThe Menil Collection in Houston, Texas is...
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leafmcgowan
Apr 26, 2005

The Menil collection

Great museum, not too big, not too small. Paintings of contemporary artists and surrealists, "primitive" art from all over the world. Very pleasant architecture, great lighting inside.Other buildings...
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XenoHumph
Apr 10, 2003

The Menil Collection

A thoughtful and well-designed Modern Art Museum located in the middle of Houston's "art district," Montrose. It's only a short stroll away from the wonderful Rothko Chapel, making this one of the...
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yooperprof
Oct 03, 2002

The Menil Collection : The...

The Menil Collection : The Menil Collection is a unique museum environment located in the Montrose-area Museum District housing the collection of John and Dominique de Menil. The museum building is...
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tarush
Aug 25, 2002

Menil Collection

This free museum was established by John De Menil, a Houston oilman and private art collector. Decent but not huge collection but well worth a visit
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Jim_Eliason
Feb 25, 2014

The Menil Collection

A nice collection of art I remember it having a large pop art collection, great temporary exhibits as well. The only dissapointing thing is the gift shop.Its also FREE! With free parking
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larsy
Mar 21, 2006

Menil byzentine chapel fresco...

Menil byzentine chapel fresco MuseumStrage looking from the outside, Inside it houses 13th century frescos on long term loan from Cyprus.
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Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Menil Collection

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Rothko Chapel

Rothko Chapel is a tranquil sanctuary open to all faiths nestled in the heart of Houston. The walls of the chapel display many of Mark Rothko's abstract and minimalist paintings. However the interior...
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Museum of Fine Arts

Across the street from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is the Cullen Sculpture Garden which is associated with the MoFA. Inside are several interesting statues in a garden setting. The sculptures...
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Museum District

Now for me, this is the number one attraction in Houston. Over 20 (I think the Houston Bicycle Museum makes 21) museums in a relatively small area. You can park your car and walk to many of the...
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Holocaust Museum

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it". The Holocaust Museum in Houston is the 4th largest in the country. This is NOT a museum to enjoy; it is a museum to pause and reflect,...
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Museum of Natural Science

The Houston Museum of Natural Science is another of the outstanding museums in the Museum District. It is located on the northern edge of Hermann Park and is like five museums in one. They offer the:...
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Zoo

(November 2014) The Houston Zoo is not the biggest or the best zoo, but it is pretty good. They keep the pens clean and make improvements to the enclosures where they can. They have a neat rainforest...
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