Sightseeing in Houston, TX


The Houston Museum of Natural Science - Any Date Through Dec. 31, 2016

Houston Museum of Natural Science

The Museum District

$25 $14.75

Houston Museum of Natural Science: Butterfly Center - Any Date Through Dec 31, 2016

Houston Museum of Natural Science

The Museum District

$34 $21

"Virgin of Guadalupe: Empress of America" Exhibit - Good Any Date From Dec 11, 2015 to Sept 5, 2016

Houston Museum of Natural Science

The Museum District

$35 $21.25

Admission for Two or Four, or Membership for One or Two at Holocaust Museum Houston (Up to 54% Off)

Holocaust Museum Houston

The Museum District

The museum, which includes exhibits and a theater, tells the story of the Holocaust through film, artifacts, and survivor testimonies

$48 $22

Historical Ghost Tour for One, Two, or Four from Houston Ghost Tour (Up to 51% Off)

Houston Ghost Tour

Multiple Locations

Specter pros lead treks through haunted hot spots of Houston, Humble, Tomball, & Spring, sharing historical anecdotes & spine-tingling tales

$40 $21

Wacky Walk Adventure for Two or Four from Wacky Walks - Houston (Up to 50% Off)

Wacky Walks

Online Deal

Part solo strategizing game and part team quest, this walk around the city leads to clues that need solving—and upheaval in your ranks

$39.95 $20

Visit for Two, Four, or Six or an Annual Family Membership to the Houston Fire Museum (43% Off)

Houston Fire Museum

Midtown

Friends and families learn about the history of fire fighting in the Houston area while enjoying touring exhibits and access to events

$10 $6

Visit for Two, Four, or Six to The 1940 Air Terminal Museum (Up to 50% Off)

1940 Air Terminal Museum

Greater Hobby Area

Museum in art-deco airport terminal charts heritage of business and civil aviation via memorabilia and hangar of restored original aircrafts

$10 $5

3-Hour Sip, Shop, and Stroll Walking Tour for One, Two, or Four at Houston Shopping Tours (Up to 50% Off)

Houston Shopping Tours

Great Uptown

Walking tour led by a trend-savvy wardrobe stylist takes groups to some of Houston’s hippest boutiques, incorporating wine along the way

$45 $24

"Fabergé: From A Snowflake To An Iceberg" - Any Date Through Sept 15, 2016

Houston Museum of Natural Science

The Museum District

$30 $19.75

Full-Day Houston Maritime Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 50% Off)

Houston Maritime Museum

University Place

Learn about maritime history by exploring a collection of model ships, maritime artifacts, and an exhibit dedicated to the Port of Houston

$10 $5

Tunnel Walk or Historic Downtown Pub Crawl for 2, 4, or 12 From Houston Urban Adventures (Up to 50% Off)

Houston Urban Adventures

Multiple Locations

Customers explore 7 miles of tunnels while learning about the city’s art and architecture, or visit off-the-beaten-path pubs and parlors

$70 $37

Urban Scavenger Race for Two, Four, or Six from 3Quest Challenge (50% Off)

3Quest Challenge

Downtown

Racing against the clock, players progress through three quests where they find checkpoints, seize clues, and solve the final puzzle

$39.95 $20

Two-Hour Ride for Up to 16 from Houston Bike Bar (up to 54% Off)

Houston Bike Bar

Houston Bike Bar

Riders pedal a bar-on-wheels along a pre-designed or custom route

$360 $165

Rice Village Chocolate Safari Tour for 2, 4, or 12 from Houston Urban Adventures (Up to 52% Off)

Houston Urban Adventures

Rosinka Wine and Tea House

Sample sweets over the course of a two-hour tour that explores the history and flavors of chocolate around the world

$140 $72

Admission and Guided Tour for Two or Four at Czech Center Museum (Up to 42% Off)

Czech Center Museum

The Museum District

Museum showcases the culture, art, and people of Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, and Slovakia

$12 $7.50

Digital Scavenger Hunt for Two or Four from Crazy Dash Digital Adventures (50% Off)

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures

Downtown

During the digital scavenger hunt, players work together utilizing their smartphones and racing to the finish while soaking in the sights

$39.95 $20

Admission for Two, Four, Six, or Eight at The Printing Museum (Up to 50% Off)

The Printing Museum

Neartown/ Montrose

Part exhibit space and part interactive classroom, the museum strives to preserve and share the history of written communication

$42 $21

One-Year Individual, Household, or Friend Membership to Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (Up to 54% Off)

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

The Museum District

Memberships to a contemporary art museum with 8–10 exhibits each year includes invitations to openings and discounts at the gift shop

$75 $37

Hot Air Balloon Ride for One, Two, or Eight from Heart of Texas Hot Air Balloon Rides (Up to 53% Off)

Heart of Texas: Hot Air Ballon Rides

Multiple Locations

Take flight in an 8-story-tall hot-air balloon, soaring over scenery for about one hour; trip ends with a traditional post-landing toast

$399 $199

Annual Individual, Family, or VIP Membership to Buffalo Soldiers National Museum (Up to 56% Off)

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

Houston

Learn about the history of African Americans in the US military with yearlong memberships that provide access to special events

$45 $20

Double-Decker Bus Tour for Two, Four, Six, Ten, or a Family of Five from City Sightseeing San Antonio (Up to 50% Off)

City Sightseeing San Antonio

City Sightseeing San Antonio

Unlimited hop-on/hop-off double decker bus tour; 60-minutes of live & recorded commentary about the city’s landmarks, restaurants, & markets

$51.96 $31.14

General Admission for 2, 4, or 6 at Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land (Up to 38% Off)

Houston Museum of Natural Science Sugar Land

Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land

Human history, dinosaur exhibits, earth science, and a saltwater aquarium at a renowned natural history museum

$48 $30

Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Rosenberg Railroad Museum (Up to 43% Off)

Rosenberg Railroad Museum

Rosenberg

Explore Rosenberg’s railway-ridden past through a collection of historic railcars and model trains

$30 $17

30- or 60-Minute Segway Experience for Two or Four at Segway Outback (Up to 49% Off)

Segway Outback

Katy Mills

Take Segway PT’s through nine challenging off-road courses at this indoor facility; tracks feature everything from dirt to speed bumps

$49.98 $27

Admission for Two or Four at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum (44% Off)

George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

George H.W. Bush Presidential Library

Interactive exhibits such as election-charting Journey to the Presidency, Oval Office replica, audiovisuals & 3,000+ heads of state gifts

$36 $20

Admission for Two, Four, Six, or Eight at Dr Pepper Museum (50% Off)

Dr Pepper Museum

Brazos

Museum in former Dr Pepper HQ houses 3 floors of exhibits dedicated to Dr Pepper and the soft drink industry

$64 $32

Family-Fun Outing for Two, Four, or Six with Fountain Drinks and Petting-Zoo Feed Cones at 7 Acre Wood (44% Off)

7 Acre Wood

Conroe

Families feed mini-goats, donkeys, and llamas at a petting zoo, zoom down a playground’s zipline and slides, and tackle a mini-golf course

$18 $10

Winery Grape-Stomping for Two with T-Shirt at Pleasant Hill Winery (Up to 48% Off)

Pleasant Hill Winery

Brenham

Crush for Fun by picking and stomping your own grapes; includes a t-shirt to put your purple footprints on.

$50 $32

Weekday or Weekend Tour for Two or Four from Galveston Historic Tours (Up to 43% Off)

Galveston Historic Tours

Downtown Galveston

Groups board covered shuttle-buses for a tour of Galveston’s historic sights under the guidance of a history professor and Galveston native

$24 $17

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  • Children's Museum of Houston
    While many children learn by performing hands-on tasks, school systems have yet to figure out how to incorporate gardens, imagination workshops, and towering aqueduct mazes into their budgets. With 90,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits, the Children's Museum of Houston, sparks creativity by allowing kids to explore 14 learning stations. Ranked No. 1 among the 10 best children's museums in the nation by Parents magazine, named one of the 12 best children's museums in the country by Forbes.com and one of the 10 best by USA TODAY, and voted Best Museum in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 by the Houston A-List Poll, the museum has accrued a lot of praise. Exhibits include the interactive EcoStation, a solar-powered outdoor utopia with activities such as stream creation and leaf rubbing that inspire kids to think about environmental responsibility. At the Invention Convention workshop, kids can explore engineering possibilities with building blocks, propellers, and even basic robotics. The sprawling cityscape of Kidtropolis invites children to participate in a simulated economy. The experience requires them to earn paychecks, budget money on pretend debit cards, vote for political candidates, and learn how to obsessively check milk expiration dates at the onsite grocery store.
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    1500 Binz St
    Houston, TX US
  • Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
    Designed by award-winning architect Gunnar Birkerts, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston's stainless steel building safeguards a multitude of work designed to intellectual engage viewers and invoke complex reactions. The museum's two galleries, the Brown Foundation Gallery and the Zilkha Gallery, collectively host 8–10 free exhibitions every year. The Brown Foundation spotlights work by internationally renowned artists and pieces organized around themes; past exhibits include a Kiki Smith survey and a showcase of performance art by black artists. The Zilkha, meanwhile, hosts the museum's Perspective Series, which gathers the work of emerging artists. The museum's Teen Council curates a biyearly edition of Perspectives, unveiling work by young, Houston-area artists that mine for deeper feelings than the normal teenage angst toward parents, teachers, and singing animatronic bears. The Teen Council also contributes to the museum's numerous programs, which include lectures and discussions for each show, as well as Musiqa concerts based on each Brown Foundation Gallery exhibition.
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    5216 Montrose Blvd.
    Houston, TX US
  • Museum of Printing History
    It might seem strange to see a Gutenberg Bible page pulled using mid-1400s technology, or the Declaration of Independence being printed on an authentic 19th-century iron hand-press. At The Printing Museum, where local artists give live demonstrations of real, working artifacts, these sights are almost commonplace. In its mission to preserve and share the history of written communication, the organization functions as part museum and part interactive classroom. A permanent collection highlights preserved prints and gear from around the world—from ancient Mesopotamian clay tablets to Civil War-era newspapers. This collection even includes a display of equipment and documents belonging to Texas' first printer. However, the museum's four galleries and 14,000 square feet of space aren't just reserved for relics. Every year, staff curate 12 rotating exhibits that, in the past, have covered the work of contemporary printmakers and photographers or explored the evolution of modern printing around the world. Meanwhile, an on-site print shop holds hands-on, all-ages workshops in typography, paper-making, and other forms of print-based art.
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    1324 W Clay St
    Houston, TX US
  • Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
    Although black soldiers have served in every American war, they weren't formally included in the regular US Army until an act of Congress in 1866. Their regiments—the 9th and 10th Cavalry and the 24th and 25th Infantry—became known as Buffalo Soldiers, a nickname originally conceived as a term of respect by the American Indians they often fiercely fought in battle. Eventually, the nickname came to be used for all black soldiers, even after the military was integrated and the units disbanded. Located in Houston's Museum District, the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum is the only museum in the nation primarily dedicated to preserving the legacy of African American soldiers, ranging from the Revolutionary War to the Persian Gulf War. Their rich history is too often forgotten when the stories of American conflicts are told. Former slaves and Civil War veterans joined the original regiments, and the soldiers served their country even while they weren't afforded equal rights. The museum features galleries of artifacts from various wartime eras, a historical reenactment, and preserved interviews with the last Buffalo Soldiers, who served in World War II.
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    1834 Southmore Boulevard
    Houston, TX US
  • The Health Museum
    At The Health Museum, you are the exhibit—literally. The permanent feature You: The Exhibit lets guests explore the ins-and-outs of their own bodies and the effects of their lifestyles. There's the Body Scanner, which reveals their internal organs. And there's the Feature Change, which can digitally alter one's image to a different gender or ethnicity. That educational interaction is a hallmark of the museum, which is currently celebrating 20 years of sparking curiosity about health and the human body in visitors of all ages. The exploratory atmosphere continues in the Amazing Body Pavilion's Texas-sized organs, such as a 27-foot intestine, a walk-in brain, and an enormous eyeball. A four-chambered heart display shows how the engine of the cardiovascular system runs, and the Scream Booth lets kids measure the pitch of their shrieks. Through these signature displays, a varied schedule of special exhibits, special events, camps, and corporate rentals, The Health Museum inspires guests to explore their own inner world.
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    1515 Hermann Dr.
    Houston, TX US
  • Houston Maritime Museum
    When Houston Maritime Museum founder James L. Manzolillo moved to Houston in 1979, he found the city to be an ideal location for establishing a living, breathing monument to maritime history. As a host to the second-largest port in the United States, Houston provides a fitting backdrop for an institution that preserves the legacy of the intrepid individuals who explored the waters about which Manzolillo has always been passionate. Housed inside the former home of retired Navy lieutenant commander John Luykx, the Houston Maritime Museum's collection contains 150 model battleships, paddleboats, and submersibles as well as 100 maritime artifacts such as astrolabes, nautical quadrants, and sextants. An exhibit dedicated to the Port of Houston displays the port's history through artifacts and photos, and illustrates the port's significance to the local and national economy. Guided tours are conducted with advanced registration to allow visitors to learn little-known facts without having to forge the naval-officer secret handshake.
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    2204 Dorrington Street
    Houston, TX US

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