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Museum District

Museum District in Houston Texas

Museum District

The Museum District is one of Houston's most iconic areas - a neighborhood whose appeal extends to more than just its collection of exhibits and galleries.

Houston's Museum District is home to a thriving urban community. Its reputation as one of Houston's best neighborhoods rests on its beautiful real estate, pedestrian-friendly streets and ideal location in the heart of Houston's inner loop.

Highway59/Interstate 69 and the Highway 288 make up its northeast corner borders.

The Museum District is nestled between the Texas Medical Center to the south and Midtown to the north, which, in turn, is adjacent to downtown. This proximity to the city's key areas makes the district a very coveted area.

Nearby schools

The Museum District is zoned under the Houston Independent School District, Texas's largest public school district and the seventh largest in the U.S.

  • Poe Elementary School
  • Lanier Middle School
  • Lamar High School
  • High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
  • Young Women's College Preparatory Academy
  • Debakey High School for Health Professions
  • University of Houston
  • Rice University
  • Montessori Country Day School
  • John's School
  • Presbyterian School

Real estate

Real estate in the Museum District is diverse and comes in a range of prices. Properties consist of:

  • An array of housing options. You'll find single-family homes and estates, gated townhome communities, luxury lofts and condos and patio homes.
  • A wide range of styles. Architectural designs include contemporary, traditional, bungalow, Greek-inspired, colonial and more.
  • New developments. Notable examples include the Museum Terrace, a single-family home development; and The Mondrian, a 20-unit, art-inspired condominium building.
  • Old properties. Historic and vintage homes dating back to the mid-20th century, the early 1990s and so on, can be found in this neighborhood. They feature recent refurbishments, classic floor plans and spacious lot sizes.

The district's museums, galleries and cultural areas showcase the art, history and traditions of people from all walks of life. Works serve to break the walls of gender, race and ideology.

But these aren't the only things that residents have come to love about this neighborhood. They also enjoy:

  • Walkable streets. This is a welcome contrast to the traditionally vehicle-dependent image of Houston.
  • Bike-friendly roads. Pedal power gets residents around the neighborhood. There are Houston B-cycle stations located near key MetroRail stops.
  • The METRORail Red Line runs right through the neighborhood in four stations.
  • Sports stadiums. The NRG Arena is a 10-minute drive via the TX-288, while Rice Stadium takes nine minutes by car via Rice Boulevard.
  • The Texas Medical Center is close by.

For those who would like to explore the district, there are four walkable zones divided area by key landmarks that make it very easy to navigate:

Zone 1

  • Houston Center for Photography.
  • The Rothko Chapel.
  • The Menil Collection.

Zone 2

  • Houston Museum of African American Culture.
  • Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.
  • The Asia Society Texas Center.
  • Holocaust Museum Houston.
  • Buffalo National Museum.
  • The Lawndale Art Center.
  • Czech Center Museum.
  • Diverseworks

Zone 3

  • Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
  • The Museum of Fine Arts Houston
  • The Jung Center.
  • The Museum of Fine Art Centers

Zone 4

  • Children's Museum of Houston
  • Houston museum of natural Science.
  • The Houston Zoo.
  • Rice Alley Gallery.

Museum District in Houston Texas

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