An easy drive from our Houston luxury apartments is a destination that offers something new every day.
We're talking about the Museum District, and it's home to the largest concentration of cultural institutions in the United States.
The district welcomes over eight million visitors annually, and offers everything from live performances to an array of revolving exhibitions.
Czech Center Museum
The Czech Center Museum celebrates the rich history of the Czechoslovakians who came to the United States in search of new opportunities. It highlights the immigrants' stories while promoting art, dance, and music. Visitors explore an impressive collection that dates between the 18th century through the present day. Pieces include folk art, pottery, and Bohemian crystal. Knowledgeable docents lead tours Monday through Saturday, starting at 11:00 a.m. They're offered with admission and are a fun way to enjoy an in-depth look at the exhibitions.
Houston Center for Photography
Established in the early 1980s, the Houston Center for Photography has grown to become one of the city's exemplary fine arts organizations. The gallery showcases the finest contemporary photographs. It's free to the public, and the majestic images spark lively conversations. The center also offers hundreds of classes and workshops throughout the year. They're led by esteemed photographers and welcome everyone from beginners to professionals.
Houston Museum of African American Culture
Better known as HMACC, the Houston Museum of African American Culture interprets and exhibits the material and intellectual culture of African Americans in Texas. It highlights stories inspired by innovation and empowerment. For a unique look at the museum, gather your friends for a group tour. Docent-led, it lasts up to ninety minutes and was designed to encourage a deeper engagement with the exhibitions.
The Museum District is just one of the premier destinations near our apartments in Houston Heights. If you're considering calling our community home, please contact us. We will schedule a personalized tour where you can see everything we have to offer.