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Houston off the beaten path

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Houston off the beaten path
From lesser known attractions to downright bizarre, Houston has a number of offbeat attractions.
Good for: Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Holocaust Museum Houston
Holocaust Museum Houston

The Holocaust Museum Houston educates visitors about prejudice and tolerance. You can see archival film, a Danish rescue boat and a World War II railcar used to transport victims to concentration camps.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Art Car Museum
Art Car Museum

The Art Car Museum is a private institution dedicated to contemporary art. It is an exhibition forum for local, national, and international artists with an emphasis on art cars, other fine arts and artists that are rarely, if ever, acknowledged by other cultural institutions. The museum's goal is to encourage the public's awareness of the cultural, political, economic and personal... More

The Art Car Museum is a private institution dedicated to contemporary art. It is an exhibition forum for local, national, and international artists with an emphasis on art cars, other fine arts and artists that are rarely, if ever, acknowledged by other cultural institutions. The museum's goal is to encourage the public's awareness of the cultural, political, economic and personal dimensions of art. Less

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Beer Can House
Beer Can House

The Beer Can House is literally a house covered in flattened beer cans, and landscaped with marbles and rock inlaid in concrete. You can tour the house and learn about the ongoing restoration project.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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National Museum of Funeral History
National Museum of Funeral History

This museum, owned by a funeral company, houses the largest collection of funereal artifacts in the U.S., traces the history of funeral services, displays historic hearses and provides memorabilia from funerals of the famous, such as Dwight Eisenhower, Martin Luther King Jr., John F. Kennedy and Elvis Presley.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art
The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art

A celebration of everyone's favorite citric fruit: art and memorabilia of and about the orange.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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