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20 Attractions to Explore Near Houston Zoo

Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA

A famous zoological park which was located within Hermann Park in Houston which houses over 6000 animals from 900 species and also with a rich variety of flora and fauna.

Nearby Attractions

Hermann Park
Hermann Park0.46 KMs away from Houston Zoo

This is a 445 acre urban park which was located in the heart of the museum district. It is home to numerous cultural institutions including the Houston Zoo, Miller Outdoor Theatre, the Houston Museum of Natural Science, and the Hermann Park Golf Course and so many.

Houston Museum of Natural Science
Houston Museum of Natural Science0.89 KMs away from Houston Zoo

This is a natural history museum located on the northern border of Hermann Park in Houston which was established in 1909 by the Houston Museum and Scientific Society. The museum complex consists of a central facility with four floors of natural science halls and exhibits, the Burke Baker Planetarium, the Cockrell Butterfly Center, and the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre

The Health Museum
The Health Museum0.96 KMs away from Houston Zoo

The Health Museum is an interactive science center and a member institution of the texas medical center. We can have a tour in the amazing body pavilion and can get a closeup view of the human body and how it works using multimedia technology and effects.

Children's Museum of Houston
Children's Museum of Houston1.08 KMs away from Houston Zoo

This is a children's museum in the Museum District in Houston, Texas. With over 90,000 square feet of interactive, hands-on exhibits. It is dedicated to transforming communities through innovative, child-centered learning with a vision to spark a passion for lifelong learning in all children.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston1.27 KMs away from Houston Zoo

One of the largest museum in the United States. The permanent collection of the museum spans more than 6,000 years of history with approximately 64,000 works from six continents. This is one of the popular place in Houston.

Holocaust Museum Houston
Holocaust Museum Houston1.32 KMs away from Houston Zoo

The Holocaust memorial museum is the fourth largest museum in the U.S which was opened in 1996. It is dedicated to remembering the 6 million Jews and other innocent victims of the Holocaust and honoring the legacy of the survivors. The museum promotes understanding, remembrance, and education with the goal that both students and the general population stay and become aware of the lesson of these tragic events.

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft1.88 KMs away from Houston Zoo

This is a nonprofit museum that was in Houston dedicated to presenting contemporary art to the public. As a non-collecting museum, it strives to provide a forum for visual arts of the present and recent past and document new directions in art, while engaging the public and encouraging a greater understanding of contemporary art through education programs.

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral2.98 KMs away from Houston Zoo

It is the spiritual home of the largest Eastern Orthodox parish in Houston, Texas. The church was the seat of the Bishop of the 8th Diocesan District of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America. Daily a lot of people visits this place and is one of the famous places in Houston.

Blaffer Art Museum
Blaffer Art Museum4.84 KMs away from Houston Zoo

This is a contemporary art museum which was located in the arts district of the University of Houston campus. The museum exhibits national and international artists as well as artwork by students.

Discovery Green
Discovery Green5.28 KMs away from Houston Zoo

This is a public urban park which was located in Downtown, Houston. It features a lake, bandstands, and venues for public performances, two dog runs, a playground, and multiple recreational lawns and so more. Daily a lot of people visit this place and spend some lovely times here.

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens5.96 KMs away from Houston Zoo

A 14-acre museum that was located in the River Oaks community in Houston. It houses a collection of decorative art, paintings, and furniture. It also has a beautiful garden which has a rich collection of rich flora and fauna. This place was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

Downtown Aquarium
Downtown Aquarium6.02 KMs away from Houston Zoo

This is a magnificent six-acre entertainment and dining complex is a 500,000-gallon aquatic wonderland, home to over 300 species of aquatic life from around the world. There is also restaurants, ballroom, aquatic and geographic exhibits and a variety of amusements also.

Beer Can House
Beer Can House6.14 KMs away from Houston Zoo

This is a folk art house in texas which was covered with beer cans, bottles, and other beer paraphernalia. It is covered with flattened beer cans, bottle caps, bottles, and other beer ephemera. The house is estimated to include over 50,000 beer cans.

Art Car Museum
Art Car Museum6.46 KMs away from Houston Zoo

The ArtCar Museum is a private museum of contemporary art located in Houston, opened in February 1998. Its emphasis is on art cars, fine arts, and artists that are rarely seen in other cultural institutions.

Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park
Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park7.23 KMs away from Houston Zoo

This is a multi-story sculptural fountain and park which was located at the face of Williams tower. The fountain and its surrounding park were built as an architectural amenity to the adjacent tower.

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Houston Arboretum & Nature Center8.19 KMs away from Houston Zoo

This is an arboretum and nature centre located in Memorial park at 4501 Woodway Drive. it contains over five miles of nature trails, with forest, pond, wetland, and meadow habitats. Specialty gardens include a Hummingbird & Butterfly Island, Sensory Garden, and Wildlife Garden and so more.

1940 Air Terminal Museum
1940 Air Terminal Museum12.57 KMs away from Houston Zoo

A museum in which Collections are housed in the original art deco building which served as the first purpose-built terminal for passenger flight in Houston. The museum currently exhibits several collections focusing on Houston's civil aviation history and is operated by the Houston Aeronautical Heritage Society.

Edith L Moore Nature Sanctuary
Edith L Moore Nature Sanctuary18.42 KMs away from Houston Zoo

This is a nature sanctuary which was located in Houston, Texas. the sanctuary includes a restored log cabin for hosting educational programs and houses administrative offices for the Houston Audubon Society. There also operates a plant nursery that provides wildflowers and grasses for coastal prairie restoration projects or offered for sale to support the Audubon programs. This sanctuary was a rich collection of wildlife, flora and fauna.

Lone Star Flight Museum
Lone Star Flight Museum24.20 KMs away from Houston Zoo

This is an aerospace musuem that displays more than 24 historically significant aircraft and many artifacts related to the history of flight. The museum's collection is rare because most of the aircraft are flyable.

George Bush Park/Eldridge
George Bush Park/Eldridge24.92 KMs away from Houston Zoo

George Bush Park is a massive, 7,800-acre park located in west Houston, Texas. The park is named after former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and is one of the largest parks in the city. The park features walking and biking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, and a variety of sports facilities. The park was created in the 1940s.