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Classic Houston Landmarks

Got friends visiting Houston and unsure where to take them sightseeing? We know what that’s like. You can live in a city for years, feel like you know it backwards and forward and yet when it comes time to give a tour your mind goes blank. The list below should help.

1. Johnson Space Center

The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center is the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Manned Spacecraft Center, where human spaceflight training, research, and flight control are conducted.
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Address: 2101 Nasa Parkway, Houston, TX 77058, USA
Phone: 281-483-0123

2. USS Texas (BB-35)

USS Texas (BB-35), the second ship of the United States Navy named in honor of the US state of Texas, is a New York-class battleship. The ship was launched on 18 May 1912 and commissioned on 12 March 1914.
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Address: 3523 Independence Pkwy, La Porte, TX 77571
Phone: Not Available

3. The Galleria

The Galleria, stylized theGalleria or the Houston Galleria, is an upscale mixed-use urban development centrally located in the Uptown District of Houston, Texas, United States.The development consists of a retail complex, as well as the Galleria Office Towers complex,two Westin hotels, and a private health club.
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Address: 5085 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056
Phone: (713) 966-3500

4. San Jacinto Monument

The San Jacinto Monument is a 567.31-foot-high column located on the Houston Ship Channel in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, United States, near the city of Houston.
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Address: 3523 Independence Pkwy, La Porte, TX 77571
Phone: 281-479-2431

5. Toyota Center Houston

Toyota Center is an indoor arena located in downtown Houston, Texas. It is named after the Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota.
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Address: 1510 Polk St, Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-758-7200

6. Holocaust Museum Houston

The Holocaust Museum Houston is located in the Houston Museum District in Houston, Texas and was opened in 1996. The museum is the fourth largest Holocaust memorial museum in the United States.
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Address: 5401 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004
Phone: 713-942-8000

7. ArtCar Museum

The ArtCar Museum is a private museum of contemporary art located in Houston. The museum is nicknamed the Garage Mahal.
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Address: 140 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007
Phone: 713-861-5526

8. 1940 Air Terminal Museum

The 1940 Air Terminal Museum is a museum located in Houston, Texas, United States, at William P. Hobby Airport.
Address: Hobby Airport, 8325 Travelair St, Houston, TX 77061
Phone: 713-454-1940

9. Astrodome

The NRG Astrodome, also known as the Houston Astrodome, is the world’s first multi-purpose, domed sports stadium, located in Houston, Texas. Construction on the stadium began in 1962, and it officially opened in 1965.
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Address: Houston, TX 77054
Phone: 832-667-1400

11. Minute Maid Park

Minute Maid Park, previously known as The Ballpark at Union Station, Enron Field, and Astros Field, is a ballpark in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States, that opened in 2000 to house the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball.
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Address: 501 Crawford St, Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-259-8000

12. Houston Museum of Natural Science

The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a science museum located on the northern border of Hermann Park in Houston, Texas, United States.
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Address: 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-639-4629

1 Comment

  1. Lana Bishop

    July 18, 2017 at 7:52 pm

    The ArtCar museium was founded in 1998, not 1988. The Wikipedia page was incorrect (I fixed it) but the ArtCar Website accurately shows 1998.

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