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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)

JSC (Johnson Space Center)....

JSC (Johnson Space Center). Here you can see the Mission Control of the NASA Missions in Space. There are also rockets in the Rocket Park and the only thing you will not see are Shuttles moving...
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swissgabe
Sep 07, 2002

NASA/Johnson Space Center

This is a great place to take those who love space! This interactive $70 million complex brings the technology of space travel to a level that any visitors can enjoy. Starting with a mock-up of the...
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Angela0667
Aug 26, 2002

Our goal in Houston was to...

Our goal in Houston was to visit Johnson Space Center, headquarters of NASA. The tour was ok, but it was geared for folks who know little about the United States Space Program. Still got some good...
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ScottyK
Aug 26, 2002

'Houston, we have a...

'Houston, we have a problem!!!' is a phrase that Hollywood has immortalized. The Nasa Space Center is located 15 minutes from downtown Houston. Stick to your car or try and find a shuttle bus...
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tarush
Aug 25, 2002

Houston is rather lean on...

Houston is rather lean on 'Must See Activities.' The only thing I can think of is NASA which is about 25 miles (40 km for all you people in the rest of the world who won't conform) south of...
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marciaca
Aug 25, 2002

Space Center

Attractions at Space Center Houston are self guided The Space Center Theater has a 5-story movie screen where you can watch IMAX films that will take you on a journey to outer space.Other attractions...
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10eke
Aug 25, 2002

The Johnson Space Center

'Houston we have a problem'. When astronaut James A. Lovell Jr. made this statement during the Apollo 13 mission in April of 1970, he was talking the men and women at the Johnson Space Center in...
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jtb2inky
Aug 24, 2002

'Houston, we have a...

'Houston, we have a problem...'If you come to Houston, you HAVE to take a tour of Space Center Houston; NASA's Johnson Space Center visitor's center. Here you can see and do everything to 'walk on the...
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1sassyfemme
Aug 24, 2002

You should visit a space...

You should visit a space center. I will never forgive myself that I didn't visited it. I have heard a lot of interesting things from my colleagues who also visited Houston later... Obviously, I must...
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barcodex
Aug 24, 2002

History was written here

Mission control was interesting to me-amazing how they managed to send people to the moon with this technology!To see how small a Apollo Capsule have been...scary!
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Herwig1961
Dec 10, 2010

Visit Space Centre

A very good vacation trip for schoolchildren & families alike. A nice outing like this both educational & meaningful.
mandom
May 17, 2006

Houston, we have a problem

Strictly for the space buffs. If you love space and space travel you will love the Space Center if not, this is not the place for you.
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PeterVancouver
May 14, 2005
 
 
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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

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  • 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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