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Hilton UH - Conrad Hilton School

Hilton UH - Conrad Hilton School

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On the University of Houston central campus, the teaching hotel for the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management is a fully functioning business and events hotel. History buffs--check out their huge Hospitality Industry Archives.

Lone Star Flight Museum

Lone Star Flight Museum

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Museum that acquires, maintains, displays, and operates historically significant aircraft. Mostly military aircraft. Flight experiences available beginning at $250 for 35 minutes. Aircraft on view plus historical exhibits. Gift shop.

Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts

in Encounter art in Houston

A comprehensive overview of art history around the globe. Features world-renowned works by Impressionists, Modernists, photographers, European and African antiquities. Film program and major traveling exhibitions.


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Buffalo Bayou Big Bubble

Buffalo Bayou Big Bubble

in Tour Houston creatively

Dean Ruck designed this art happening which can be accessed beneath the Preston Street Bridge. There's a big red button, unlabeled. If you push the button, an air compressor emits a big air bubble into the water of Buffalo Bayou. Installed in 1998.

Downtown Tunnel System

Downtown Tunnel System

in Tour Houston creatively

Throw out your old ideas of grimy, dark tunnels and step below the skyscrapers in downtown Houston. You'll find over six miles of brightly lit, shopper-friendly, and sometimes elegantly-designed walking and retail space connecting major buildings.

NASA Rocket Park

NASA Rocket Park

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A display of space launch vehicles which were used by the Johnson Space Center for manned space flight and related projects. A great place take photos with visitors next to rocket ships. Including on tram tour, but usually free to visit by car.



River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

in Performing in Houston, Musical Arts

40-member professional orchestra performing classical, contemporary and original music. Dedicated to making orchestral music accessible and music education fun. Recruits musicians, conductors and composers from around the world.

Houston Symphony

Houston Symphony

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Since 1913, Houston Symphony has been a leading orchestra in the U.S., directed by conductors such as Leopold Stokowski, Andre Previn and Hans Graf. Tours worldwide. Free summer concerts. Commissions new classical works.

Houston Grand Opera

Houston Grand Opera

in Performing in Houston, Musical Arts

World-class opera company established in 1955 and famous for commissioning new and innovative operas. Tours regularly. Operates a studio for the development of young talent and an initiative to collaborate with the community to reach new audiences.



Hotel Icon

Hotel Icon

in Unique hotels in Houston

Neoclassical building from 1911 by architects Mauran, Russell & Crowell, restored into a hotel in 2004. Luxurious and stylish, now part of the Marriott Autograph Collection. Line & Lariat restaurant reinterprets Texan food.

Hotel Derek

Hotel Derek

in Unique hotels in Houston

Stylish contemporary boutique hotel which provides a setting for fashionable people and events. Indoor pool, on-site Starbucks, 24/7 gym, pet friendly. Pop-up bar serves craft beer. Revolve restaurant offers trendy comfort food.

Houstonian Hotel

Houstonian Hotel

in Unique hotels in Houston

On an 18-acre wooded site next to Buffalo Bayou, in the stylish Galleria area. A luxury hotel known for its spa and athletic facilities, in addition to first-class dining and event venues. Forbes Travel Guide 4-star rating.



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