Houston Loves Museums

Houston Loves Museums! With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene. Houston’s diverse museums cover everything from nature, art, science, history and more. Explore the institutions below and discover something new today!


1940 Air Terminal Museum  713-454-1940
20th Century Technology Museum 979-282-8810
Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum 713-365-5652
Alvin Historical Museum 281-331-4469
American Cowboy Museum 713-478-9677
Archaeological Institute of America, Houston 281-497-7382
Art League Houston 713-523-9530
Art Car Museum 713-861-5526
Art Museum of Southeast Texas 409-832-3432
Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake 281-335-7777
The Art Studio, Inc. 409-838-5393
Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum 409-833-4622
Battleship Texas State Historic Site 281-479-2431
Bay Area Museum 281-326-5950
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens 713-639-7750
Baytown Historical Museum 281-427-8768
Beaumont Heritage Society 409-832-4010
The Beer Can House 713-926-6368
Bishop’s Palace 409-762-2475
Black Heritage Society 713-227-0490
Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston 713-743-9521
Brazoria County Historical Museum 979-864-1208
Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History 979-776-2195
Brazos Valley Railroad Museum 979-798-6100
Brazosport Center for the Arts & Sciences 979-265-7661
Buffalo Bayou ArtPark 713-521-0133
Butler Longhorn Museum & Heritage Park 281-332-1293
Chappell Hill Museum 979-836-6033
Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley 979-779-5437
City of Freeport Historical Museum 979-233-0066
Clifton Steamboat Museum 409-842-3162
College of the Mainland Art Gallery 409-938-1211
Dickinson Historical Society/Railroad Museum 281-534-4367
Dishman Art Museum – Lamar University 409-880-8959
DiverseWorks Artspace 713-223-8346
Doc Porter Museum of Telephone History 713-861-9784
Durham Bible Museum 281-649-3287
Edison Museum 409-981-3089
Fort Bend Museum 281-342-6478
FotoFest 713-223-5522
Friendswood Historical Society 281-482-2290
Galveston Arts Center 409-763-2403
Galveston County Historical Museum 409-766-2340
The Galveston Island Railroad Museum 409-765-5700
George Bush Library & Museum 979-691-4065
George Ranch Historical Park 281-343-0218
Gifts with Heart 713-747-0012
Glassell School of Art 713-639- 7500
Goodykoontz Museum of Girl Scout History 713-292-0300
Gulf Coast Archive and Museum of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender History, Inc. 713-692-8735
Heritage Museum of Montgomery County, Texas 936-539-6873
The Heritage Society 713-655-1912
Houston Arboretum & Nature Center 713-681-8433
Houston Bicycle Museum  713-459-4669
Houston Chinese Photographic Society 281-568-2873
Houston Community College Central Art Gallery 713-718-6600
Houston Computer Museum 281-293-7919
Houston Fire Museum 713.524.2526
Houston Maritime Museum 713.666.1910
The Houston Police Museum 281.230.2353
Houston Railroad Museum 713.631.6612
Humble Museum 281-446-2130
Ice House Museum 409-385-2444
Kemah Historical Society 281-538-1048
Katy Veterans Memorial & Heritage Museum 281-391-8387
Lone Star Flight Museum 409-740-7722
The Marguerite Rogers House Museum 281-585-2803
Melody Maids Museum 409-835-4503
The Military Museum of Texas 713-673-1234
The Moody Mansion Museum 409-762-7668
Museum of American Architecture and Decorative Arts 281-649-3997
Museum of Cultural Arts Houston 713-224-2787
The Museum of Printing History 713.522.4652
Museum of Southern History
Museum of American GI 979-777-2820
Museum of the Gulf Coast 409-982-7000
National Museum of Funeral History 281-876-3063
Nature Discovery Center 713-667-6550
New World Museum 713-426-4544
Nolan Ryan Foundation & Exhibition Center – Alvin Community College 281-388-1134
Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum 409-766-7827
The Orange Center for Visionary Art 713-926-6368
Pasadena Historical Museum 713-472-0565
The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 281-376-6322
Pioneer Memorial Log House Museum 713-522-0396
Project Row Houses 713-526-7662
Rienzi 713-639-7800
Russian Cultural Center Our Texas 713-395-3301
The Rutherford B.H. Yates Museum, Inc. 713-739-0163
Sam Houston Memorial Museum 936-294-1832
San Jacinto Museum of History 281-479-2421
Space 125 Gallery 713-527-9330
Space Center Houston 281-244-2100
Spindletop – Gladys City Boomtown Museum 409-835-0823
Star of the Republic Museum 936-878-2461
Station Museum of Contemporary Art 713-529-6900
Strake Jesuit Art Museum 713-774-7651
Texas A&M Athletics Sports Museum 979-846-3024
Texas Artists Museum 409-983-4881
Texas City Museum 409-948-3111
Texas Energy Museum 409-833-5100
Texas Forestry Museum 936-295-2155
Texas Prison Museum, Inc. 936-295-2155
Texas Seaport Museum & The ELISSA 409-765-7834
Texas Southern University Museum 713-313-7145
Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site 979-345-4656
Veteran’s Museum in Texas 713-962-5214
Wallisville Heritage Park 409-389-2342
Watercolor Art Society, Houston 713-942-9966
WaterWorks Education Center 832-395-3791
West Bay Common School Children’s Museum 281-554-2994
Wharton County Historical Museum 409-532-2600
 Woodlands Childrens Museum  281-465-0955
Woodlands Science & Art Center 281-363-7919
Wynne Home Arts Center 936-291-5424




* Houston Loves Museums was an initiative created by the local Association of American Museum 2011 host committee.