As you know, since this place is a must-see destination when in the United States, we wanted to give you a list of places to see on your next visit to Houston.
Space Center Houston
This space museum is one of the most famous things to see in Houston. Currently, it is the official visitor site of NASA’s Johnson Space Center.
As a Smithsonian-affiliated museum, this space is an important center for science and space learning.
The museum features space suits, space capsules and shuttles, real rockets, a flight simulator, a simulated spacecraft takeoff machine, and many other interactive and educational activities.
This popular zoo is one of the must-see destinations in Houston during any visit. It opened its doors in 1922; since then, the Houston Zoo has been characterized by its dedication to the conservation of endangered species and public education about the importance of animal care.
The zoo’s facilities are home to more than 6,000 animals of some 800 different species, which live in spaces designed especially for them and which are visible to visitors who come to the park. Among the zoo’s most outstanding species are chimpanzees, giraffes, rhinoceroses, lions and a large population of marine species.
Museum of Natural Sciences
This science museum is one of the most visited destinations to see in Houston and the United States.
The museum has 13 interesting exhibits with historical and scientific themes. Among some of the museum’s most popular exhibits are the planetarium; the fossil room, where you can see the skeleton of the largest dinosaur in North America.
The Egyptian artifacts room; the butterfly center and a theater with 3D technology are among the main attractions.
This flea market is one of the busiest local markets in the city. With almost 1,500 stores, this market attracts 1,400,000 people a year who come looking for bargains and interesting objects.
In this space you will not only find stores but also restaurants and children’s play areas. In addition, numerous cultural events such as concerts and festivals are held on the market premises.
That is why this is one of the most popular free attractions in Houston and is definitely worth visiting.
This aquarium is one of the most entertaining places to visit in Houston. Founded in 2003, this aquarium offers incredible exhibits where you can see more than 200 animal species in incredible themed rooms designed according to the habitat of each one.
The aquarium has eight incredible exhibits where you can see from octopuses, turtles and fish to white tigers, poison dart frogs and incredible birds.
Among the attractions are not only the impressive themed habitats (forests, jungles and swamps) but also a Ferris wheel, a train ride through a shark tank and a restaurant with an incredible fish tank.