Since Houston was the first word we that was said from the moon, it has become known for its space and science contributions. A global and big city like this has a large number of sites that we can enjoy for free, as the most memorable attractions. Discover how to visit Houston for free, having fun, visiting the main museums and soaking in the culture of Texas.
The Houston Arboretum with 155 acres is a non-profit arboretum and nature center located in Memorial Park at 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, Texas. It is open daily with free admission. Today the arboretum contains over five miles (8 km) of nature trails, with forest, pond, wetland, and meadow habitats.
2. Museum of Fine Arts (MFAH)
It is one of the largest museums in the United States. The permanent collection of the museum spans more than 6,000 years of history with more than 62,000 works from six continents.
The Menil Collection is a museum that houses the private art collection of founders John de Menil and Dominique de Menil. It is open to the public, and admission is free. The Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday 11 am to 7 pm.
The John P. McGovern Museum, also known as the Health Museum is an interactive learning center located in the heart of the city. The museum promotes the interest and respect for a healthy lifestyle. It has become one of the most visited places in the city and in it, children can have fun learning.
The interior serves not only as a chapel, but also as a major work of modern art. On its walls are fourteen black but color hued paintings by Mark Rothko. The shape of the building, an octagon inscribed in a Greek cross, and the design of the chapel was largely influenced by the artist. It became a center for international cultural, religious, and philosophical exchanges, for colloquia and performances.
It is dedicated to remembering the six million Jews and other innocent victims of the Holocaust and to honor the legacy of the survivors. Through the examples of the Holocaust and other genocides, are taught the dangers of hatred, prejudice and apathy.
Memorial Park is one of the largest urban parks in the United States. It includes the 18-hole Memorial Park Golf Course, Texas’s top-rated municipal golf course.
The park also has facilities for tennis, softball, swimming, track, croquet, volleyball, skating, cycling and a running course and is very popular with Houston joggers.
It was founded in 1948 by a group of seven Houstonians to present new art and documenting its role in modern life through exhibitions, conferences and other activities. The museum’s first exhibitions were presented in various locations around the city including the Museum of Fine Arts.
9. Water Wall
Located near the Galleria, this symbol of the city is a cool and refreshing oasis that attracts visitors and residents.
10. Discovery Green
Discovery Green is a park located in downtown Houston. It includes facilities such as playgrounds, areas for dogs and ornamental garden, a lake…