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When you are in Houston for a break, use the Houston rented charter bus to take you around to Houston Museum of Natural Science, Miller Theater and Museum of Funeral History

Popular Tourist Attractions in Houston

Feb 28, 2014

With Houston being the fourth largest city in the country, it is needless to say that you will never run out of things to do during your visit to Houston, be it you are visiting with a Houston charter bus or driving yourself around. According to U.S. Census, there are more than 2.1 million people within 600 square miles of downtown Houston.

If you are confused about what to do in order to maximize your time here in Houston, here are some sites and sights that you should not miss.

1. The Houston Museum of Natural Science

One Hermann Circle Drive, Houston, TX 77030
(713) 639-4629

Do not make the mistake of thinking that the museum is only suitable for kids and teenagers, grownups are sometimes surprised with the stuff at the museum too. The museum is divided into several sections:-

  • Natural History
  • Science
  • Observatory/Planetarium
  • Theater

The museum is one of the largest in the country and group walking tours are available. The length of time required to completely walk through the museum depends on individual speed, interest and preference but a typical visit lasts slightly more than 3 hours.

Special or traveling exhibits often make their way into Houston Museum of Natural Science and they include special exhibits that features Magna Carta, The Cave Paintings of Lascaux, Faberge : A Brilliant Vision and Gemstone Carving, just to name a few.

2. Miller Outdoor Theater

6000, Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
(281) 373-3386

Another must-see in Houston would be Miller Outdoor Theater. In all honesty, this is old-school revisited. Out of the 12 months in a year, there are 8 in which Miller Outdoor Theater takes center stage in the tourism industry. It is either a concert by a popular band or singer, a dance recital or a children’s program being held all year round.

The atmosphere is always casual, comfortable and fun so, you are encouraged to leave your cocktail dresses, heels and neckties at home. Despite being casual, there is no compromise on quality performances. Is there an admission fee to enjoy the concerts and shows? Absolutely not. Get there early in the rented charter bus if you want a good spot to catch the shows.

3. National Museum of Funeral History

415, Barren Spring Drive, Houston, TX 77090
(281) 876-3063

Do not make the mistake of thinking that the charter bus visit to this Houston attraction is going to be a boring or somber one, there is tons to learn from the museum that it is inevitably improve our understanding different cultures all around the world.

The museum features interesting exhibits such as:-

  • Thanks for the memories
  • Day of the dead
  • History of embalming
  • 19th century mourning customs
  • Presidential funerals
  • Reflections on the wall
  • Ghana and fantasy coffins
  • Japanese funerals

This Houston attraction opens from Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm, Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. Admission fees for adults is set at $10 per person. Kids under 12 gets in for $7, senior citizens and veterans at $9 and kids under 3 years of age gets in free of charge.

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