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The Menil Collection
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The Menil Collection
The Menil Collection in Neartown Houston, Texas is a museum showcasing the private collection of John and Dominique de Menil. Inside you'll find some 17,000 paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures, rare books, and drawings. The collection features an impressive list of surrealist and contemporary masterpieces with works by some of the 20th century's biggest names like Picasso, René Magritte, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol. There's also pieces from antiquity and the medieval era, the tribal cultures of Africa, Oceania, and the American Pacific Northwest.
Space Center Houston
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Space Center Houston
Space Center Houston lets visitors learn the history of NASA and manned space flight. It is located in Houston, Texas, close to Nassau Bay.
Houston Museum of Natural Science
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Houston Museum of Natural Science
The Houston Museum of Natural Science can be found in the Houston Museum District at the northern end of Hermann Park. Inside, you can find collections of dinosaur bones, minerals, fossils, and other special exhibits! During your visit make sure to stop and see the Foucault Pendulum – its 60-foot-long cable helps to demonstrate the Earth's rotation. Inside you'll also find the Cockrell Sundial, one of the largest sundials in the world.
Downtown Aquarium Houston
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Downtown Aquarium Houston
Downtown Aquarium Houston is a six-acre wonderworld, encompassing a 500,000-gallon aquatic experience, a tiger exhibit, and a bunch of family-friendly rides. With more than 300 species, including sharks, turtles, snakes, and stingrays, you're guaranteed a wild time downtown!
Beer Can House
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Beer Can House
Located in Houston, Texas, the Beer Can House is a local landmark in the Rice Military neighborhood. Its history dates back to 1968, when a local man began covering his yard and house in repurposed materials – chiefly beer cans and other beer-related objects. Over the years, the Beer Can House has become a popular attraction for visitors to Houston, and is estimated to feature over 50,000 beer cans.

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