Museum District Day is this Weekend – Free Admission to 18 Houston Museums – September 15, 2012

The annual Museum District Day is this Saturday, September 15, 2012. Eighteen museums will waive their general admission fee. There are 4 “walk zones” which museums that are next door to the other. To get between the zones, there are free pedicabs.

WALK ZONE 1
The Menil Collection – Sul Ross
Rothko Chapel – Yupon @ Sul Ross
Houston Center for Photography – Mulberry @ W. Alabama

WALK ZONE 2
Holocaust Museum Houston – Caroline @ Calumet
Asia Society Texas Center – Southmore @ Caroline
The John C. Freeman Weather Museum – Southmore @ Caroline
Houston Museum of African American Culture – Caroline @ Wentworth
Czech Center Museum Houston – San Jacinto @ Wichita
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft – Main @ Rosedale
Lawndale Art Center – Main @ Rosedale
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum – Caroline @ Alabama

WALK ZONE 3
The Jung Center – Montrose @ Berthea
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston – Montrose
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – Bissonnet

WALK ZONE 4
Children’s Museum of Houston – Binz @ La
The Health Museum – Hermann Dr. @ Crawford Houston Museum of Natural Science – Hermann
Rice University Art Gallery – Sewall Hall

The museums are sure to be crazy busy but this is a great was to scope out the Museum District. We recommend visiting as many museums as you can on September 15 and then making a plan to visit your favorites later in the year. Once you know which ones you liked the best, you can look HERE to see when you can visit for free at a later, less crowded, date.

Go HERE for details.


Reminder – Museum District Day – September 17, 2011 – 10:00 – 5:00

 

Museum District Day Saturday, September 17, 2011
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Remember that Museum District Day is tomorrow, September 17, 10:00 – 5:00.   17 museums will be open for free.  For details, go HERE.

Keep in mind that the museums will be very very busy.  Still, this is a great opportunity to check out a new museum and see which one you want to revisit when it is less busy.

Participating museums are:
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
Byzantine Fresco Chapel
Children’s Museum of Houston
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
Czech Center Museum Houston
Holocaust Museum Houston
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Houston Center for Photography
Houston Museum of Natural Science
The Health Museum
The Jung Center
The John C. Freeman Weather Museum
Lawndale Art Center
The Menil Collection
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Rice University Art Gallery
Rothko Chapel

 


Museum District Day Saturday, September 17, 2011, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

 

Museum District Day Saturday, September 17, 2011
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Get ready to enjoy a free day in the Houston Museum District on Saturday, September 17. Museum District Day will feature fascinating exhibitions, hands-on activities, demonstrations and performances throughout the day. Seventeen museums will waive their general admission fee to offer the community the opportunity to enjoy the District’s diverse displays of art, science, nature and history. For full details and a list of participating museums, go HERE.


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