The Houston Museum District is an area that is lined up with a host of really good museums. Museums in this district are worth seeing and there is something for everyone to look at and do in the exhibits.
The Museum of Fine Arts is the state of Texas’ first municipal art museum and is very well known in the area for its Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art. The museum also has a collection of Baroque and Renaissance art apart from a sculpture garden and teaching wing.
Cockrell Butterfly Centre is right next to the Houston Museum of Natural Science. This glass enclosed butterfly habitat includes an artificial rainforest and thousands of different kinds of butterflies.
The Children’s Museum of Houston is another place in the city where you can take your children with the satisfaction that they will have a great time here with all the hands-on interactive exhibits ranging from science, history and culture.
The outstanding and unique Houston Museum of Natural Science has an amazing collection of dinosaur skeleton, a planetarium, space-station models, mineral specimens and an IMAX theatre. Apart from these, there is also a six storied butterfly centre.
For eight months, the Miller Outdoor Theatre at the Hermann Park offers great and free outdoor performances like concerts, theatre, dance and shows for children. And all these events keep on getting better with each passing year.
The Hobby Centre for Performing Arts is a great asset to the city of Houston. It is clean and has really comfortable seating arrangement. On a regular basis, many great shows use this place as their venue.
Leaving Houston without attending the Houston Symphony means that you are not really a big fan of tourism. This symphony offers a variety of music and guest performers. And, the parking is also very convenient which is always a good thing.
Just like a lot of theatrical areas, the Alley Theatre is a great treasure in Houston that displays some of the best performances in the region. Every year, the schedule of the performances is great so it’s definitely not to miss out on.
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens contain a collection of the finest decorative arts in the country of the 18th and 19th century. The Bayou Bend is actually an estate of a Houston Philanthropist, Ima Hogg who used to collect American Antiques.