Contemporary Arts Museum and Health Museum of Houston

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

This is a cozy museum centrally located in Houston’s Museum District. There are 2 floors of exhibit space with 1 floor usually dedicated to each exhibit it has on display. The exhibits change about every 2 months. I don’t really get the contemporary arts, maybe some if it is too abstract for me, so this was not a particularly interesting museum for me. Perhaps also because when I went they were in the process of setting up a new exhibit and an entire floor was closed. However, it has a pretty neat gift shop with a lot of creative and one-of-a-kind items. Admittedly, I found the gift shop to be more interesting than the museum.

當代藝術博物館

這個小博物館位于休士頓博物館區。博物館有兩層,每層展出一個藝術家的作品。大概每兩個月就換新的展覽。我總是不太懂當代藝術,覺得太抽象,所以對這個博物館不感什麽興趣。可能也是因爲我去參觀的時候一樓被關閉來設立一個新的展覽,所以感覺得博物館更小,更少東西看。但是博物館的禮品店很有趣,有很多創意性和獨特的禮品。

If you go/旅遊資料:
Address/
地址:5216 Montrose Blvd., Houston TX 77006
Hours/開放時間: Tues,Wed, Fri, Sat 10-5, Thurs 10-9, Sun 12-5
Admission/
門票: always free/ 不收門票
Website for most current info/
網站- 最新資料: camh.org


The Health Museum

The Health Museum is located across the street from the Houston Garden Center in the Houston Museum District. It presents basic information about health and the human body in interactive exhibits and larger than life dioramas. Kids would enjoy the exhibits in this museum. I liked the challenge exhibits where you test your strength, reflexes, and muscle memory. I would’ve liked to try the activities in You: the exhibit that explore age, gender, and ethnicity but they were broken. It looked like an interesting exhibit.

休士頓健康博物館

休士頓健康博物館在休士頓花園中心對面。博物館提供基本人體健康的資料。有互動展覽品和大大人體器官模型。小孩子會喜歡這博物館的展覽。在一個展覽裏,有幾個項目測試你的力氣,反應速度,和肌肉記憶能力。我覺得很有趣。我本來也想試 You: the exhibit 探索關於年齡,性別,和種族的展覽。可惜我參觀的時候展覽的機器都被弄壞了。

If you go/旅遊資料:
Address/
地址: 1515 Hermann Dr., Houston TX 77004
Parking/
停車: there is a charge to use Health Museum lot, park at Houston Garden Center or Hermann Park lots and walk across instead/ 健康博物館停車場要收費,把車停在休士頓花園中心或赫曼公園然後走路到博物館
Hours/開放時間: Tues-Sat 9-5, Sun 12-5, Mon 9-5 from June to August only
Admission/
門票: $8
Free Times/免費時間: Thurs 2-7pm/ 周四 2-7點下午
Website for most current info/網站- 最新資料: mhms.org

Check out my Houston Museum Guide for reviews of more museums.

看看我的休士頓博物館指南來了解休士頓更多博物館。

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