Harris County - 26 Attractions You Must Visit
About Harris County
This is a county located in the US and it is the most populous county in Texas and the third-most populous county in the United States.
Types of Attractions in Harris County
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List of Attractions in Harris County
1940 Air Terminal Museum
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.
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.
Art Car Museum
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.
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
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.
Beer Can House
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.
Blaffer Art Museum
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.
Children's Museum of Houston
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.
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.
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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.
Edith L Moore Nature Sanctuary
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.
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.
Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park
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.
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.
Holocaust Museum Houston
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 Arboretum & Nature Center
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.
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.
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
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.
Johnson Space Center
This is NASA's center for human spaceflight where human spaceflight training, research, and flight control are conducted. It consists of a complex of 100 buildings constructed on 1,620 acres.
Lone Star Flight Museum
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.