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Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

1 Westcott St
Houston, TX 77007   Directions

(713) 639-7750


Visit the Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, one of Houston's cultural treasures. The Bayou Bend home was built in 1927, and houses one of the most important collections of American decorative arts in the U.S.

Beer Can House

Beer Can House

222 Malone St
Houston, TX 77007   Directions

(713) 926-6368


One man's obsession over 20 years has become a living work of art. The Beer Can House is covered with more than 50,000 beer cans of different varieties. What began as a hobby has bloomed into one of Houston's most popular tourist attractions. Tours are available on weekends.

Canino Farmer's Market

Canino Farmer's Market

2520 Airline Dr
Houston, TX 77009   Directions

(713) 862-4027


Browse through a huge selection of Texas vegetables and fruits at the Canino Farmer's Market. Other selections include beans, rice, spices, herbs to jellies, preserves, oils and eggs.

Chapel of St. Basil

Chapel of St. Basil

3800 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX 77006   Directions

(713) 525-3589


Visit the Chapel of St. Basil, the chapel at the University of St. Thomas. Designed by renown architect Phillip Johnson, the chapel includes three functioning bells, a custom-built organ and an overall style reminiscent of historic European churches.

Glazed Over Ceramic Studios

Glazed Over Ceramic Studios

14627-B Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77079   Directions

(281) 497-7272


Get fired up at Glazed Over Ceramic Studios, where you can paint pre-cast pottery, create glass-fused artwork or take a canvas painting class. You can even BYOB to coax out your inner muse.

National Museum of Funeral History

National Museum of Funeral History

415 Barren Springs Dr
Houston, TX 77090   Directions

(281) 876-3063


Learn everything you've always wanted to know about the funeral industry at the National Museum of Funeral History. Displays include fantasy coffins of Ghana, embalming practices on the battlefield during the Civil War and an exhibit on the lives and deaths of Popes.

Project Row Houses

Project Row Houses

2521 Holman St
Houston, TX 77004   Directions

(713) 526-7662


Discover the power of art at Project Row Houses, a community collaboration that has literally "sculpted" a neighborhood into an empowered area with art studios in row homes, exhibition residences, houses for young mothers and refurbished commercial spaces.

Rothko Chapel

Rothko Chapel

1409 Sul Ross St
Houston, TX 77006   Directions

(713) 524-9839


Visit Houston's spiritual landmark, Rothko Chapel. The non-denominational sanctuary is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, an honor awarded before the institution was fifty years old. The Chapel regularly makes top ten lists of places to visit.

Royal Purple Raceway

Royal Purple Raceway

2525 S FM 565
Baytown, TX 77523   Directions

(281) 383-7223


Check out the wheels every weekend at the Royal Purple Raceway, where you can satisfy your need for speed from a variety of events. The park includes a 3/8-mile dirt oval and an NHRA drag strip. Events include drag racing, demolition derbies and car shows.

St Arnold Brewing Company

St Arnold Brewing Company

2000 Lyons Ave
Houston, TX 77020   Directions

(713) 686-9494


Take a tasting tour of the St. Arnold Brewing Company, Texas' oldest craft brewery. The company has a loyal following who keep a lookout for limited-edition releases throughout the year.

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