CityPASS Houston articles
Initially established in the early 20th century, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is more than just an art museum. It’s a sprawling cultural complex comprising several buildings built over the past century, including two house museums hosting European and American decorative arts, the Glassell School of Art, a movie theater, and a visitor center.
The Houston Zoo is a must-do for animal lovers of all ages. Filled with a diverse assortment of species ranging from anacondas to eastern bongos (a rare African antelope), it is an excellent opportunity to see hundreds of animals from all over the world in an engaging environment.
As the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center, Space Center Houston is the closest you'll get to outer space without leaving Earth. The museum hosts over 400 artifacts from space and plenty of exciting exhibits, and even offers the opportunity to go behind the scenes to see NASA's Johnson Space Center!
Yep, everything's bigger in Texas, and Houston is no exception. There’s much to see and do, so knowing where to start can be overwhelming. If visiting for Super Bowl LI, here we offer a small breakdown of the best the city has to offer, from what to see, where to eat, how to get there and more.
James Washington III, better known as Jurassic James, is the Customer Service Senior Lead and a crowd-pleasing tour guide at Houston Museum of Natural Science. But, he’s not just a tour guide. A natural educator with a love for science, he now trains other guides, teaches classes and helps guests with whatever they need. We caught up with Jurassic James for a look at his amazing classrooms and spectacular collections, and we got some insider tips for visiting.
Houston, Texas, is an exciting mix of old and new where history meets innovation. The most heavily populated city in Texas and fourth-largest U.S. city in terms of residents, Houston started as a humble railroad hub in the 1860s. Today, it’s home to oil fields, NASA, a thriving finance industry, and a flourishing arts scene.