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Old Town Houston Historic Pub Tour
"In the evening meet your guide at The Cellar inside Georgia's Market a hip cafe reading room marketplace and wine bar in downtown Houston. You'll then embark on your walking tour of Old Town Houston stopping at some pubs along the way.This intimate area of Houston is brimming with interesting places and historical buildings dating back to the mid-1800s. Your guide will tell you about the history and culture of the city as you visit up to fou Char Bar
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Houston from Above and Below: Chase Tower and Underground Tunnel Tour
"Kick off your Houston tour at Georgia’s Market where you’ll learn about the epic Downtown Houston Tunnel System which gives downtown workers an escape from the heat. Take a walk down Main Street to the Chase Bank Building where you’ll admire frescoes and a stained-glass window depicting Texas’ history amid the elegant Art-Deco interior. Then descend 20 feet (6 meters) below the streets into the underground tunnel system. Walk through the air-conditioned tunnel to the Chase Tower Texas’ tallest building. Head inside the massive tower and ride the elevator up to the 60th-floor sky lobby where you’ll take in sweeping views of the city skyline. Return to the lobby and pause for a photo in front of Spanish painter Joan Miro’s brightly colored ‘Personage and Birds’ sculpture.Following your guide
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Houston from Above and Below: Chase Tower and Underground Tunnel Tour
"Kick off your Houston tour at Georgia’s Market where you’ll learn about the epic Downtown Houston Tunnel System which gives downtown workers an escape from the heat. Take a walk down Main Street to the Chase Bank Building where you’ll admire frescoes and a stained-glass window depicting Texas’ history amid the elegant Art-Deco interior. Then descend 20 feet (6 meters) below the streets into the underground tunnel system. Walk through the air-conditioned tunnel to the Chase Tower Texas’ tallest building. Head inside the massive tower and ride the elevator up to the 60th-floor sky lobby where you’ll take in sweeping views of the city skyline. Return to the lobby and pause for a photo in front of Spanish painter Joan Miro’s brightly colored ‘Personage and Birds’ sculpture.Following your guide
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NASA Johnson Space Center Tips (53)

NASA Center

NASA is located a fair distance SE from downtown between Clear Lake, Dickinson and Pasadena. You can visit of course and learn about the space program, touch the moon rock and see the control center...
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el_ruso
Oct 13, 2005

Let your wallet defy gravity at NASA

This is an extremely overpriced tourist attraction - not necessarily because of the price tag but rather the lack on anything interesting to see. The attraction is no better than years ago, when it...
mjdkvt
Sep 05, 2005

NASA - a must see for tourists and visitors

NASA - well if you're coming to Houston you'll know that this is one of the places you must visit while your here.It took me 4 months to finally get here and I'm pleased I've now been around the NASA...
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martystagram
Jan 14, 2005

NASA Space Center

Five-story plaza with a full-size fake space shuttle. There's a tram tour that takes you to throughout buildings in the Space Center. You can get a seat in the viewing room of the original Mission...
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peaceness98
Aug 10, 2004

NASA Johnson Space Centre

Even though I'm not huge into space stuff, I found this quite interesting. You never really grasp how incredibly huge some of the rockets, space crafts are until you see them in person. And we saw the...
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taryn21
Apr 08, 2004

An Amazing display

On display is a Mercury Redstone spacecraft-booster combination which propelled the first two American astronauts (Alan Shepard and Virgil "Gus" Grissom) into space in 1961. The largest rocket there...
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keeweechic
Mar 08, 2004

You Can't Miss It

Rocket Park is right at the entrance to the Centre and clearly visible from Nasa Road. You used to be able to drive up and walk around yourself free of charge between 7.00a.m. and 6.00p.m. but after...
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keeweechic
Mar 08, 2004

Rocket Park

Rocket Park was closed to the public following the 9/11 attack. Later in 2002, it was reopened with strict guidelines. Your tram will bring you to the park but your guide will enforce the rules of...
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keeweechic
Mar 08, 2004

It All Happens Here

The centre manages the development, testing, production and delivery of all U.S. human spacecraft, and all human spacecraft-related functions. This includes the life support systems; power systems;...
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keeweechic
Mar 08, 2004

The Rocket Park

Probably the most spectacular part of my visit to Houston, this is totally FREE!! If you are in the area and don't have too much time or don't want to pay 20$ for a visit of the Space Center, this is...
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Djinn76
Dec 21, 2003

The Space Center

This was the main goal of my visit to Houston. This is the official visitor center of the NASA's Johnson Space Center, the NASA's center from where the different Apollo missions were controlled.I have...
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Djinn76
Dec 21, 2003

The Tram Tour

Don't miss the tram tour, this is one of the most interesting activities. I have been able to see the actual astronaut training facilities and the historical Command Center from where the Apollo...
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Djinn76
Dec 21, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near NASA Johnson Space Center

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Kemah Boardwalk

Sadly, much of Kemah was destroyed by Hurricane Ike. The pictures are amazing. You can find them online. I'm not sure when Kemah will be back to normal. Please check the website for updates. Kemah...
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Battleship Texas

Also located by the San Jacinto Battleground is the Battleship Texas State Historic Site. The Battleship Texas is the last remaining Dreadnought-class ship and the only surviving battleship to have...
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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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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 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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Getting to NASA Johnson Space Center

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2101 Nasa Pkwy., Houston, TX 77058

Hours

  • Sunday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Monday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 18:00

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