Highest-rated things to do in Houston, according to Tripadvisor

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October 10, 2021
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Highest-rated things to do in Houston, according to Tripadvisor

Every destination has reasons to visit, be it a nationally recognized landmark or a hometown favorite restaurant. Museums, parks, libraries, historic sites, performance venues—there’s always something to do, and no matter where you live or where you want to visit, you can find plenty to keep you busy. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated things to do in Houston on Tripadvisor.

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#30. Downtown Aquarium

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (2553 reviews)
- Type of activity: Aquariums
- Address: 410 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002-1510
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#29. Karbach Brewing

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (253 reviews)
- Type of activity: Breweries
- Address: 2032 Karbach St, Houston, TX 77092-8406
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#28. Glenwood Cemetery

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (219 reviews)
- Type of activity: Cemeteries
- Address: 2525 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-6020
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#27. Holocaust Museum Houston

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (791 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 5401 Caroline St Lester And Sue Smith Campus, Houston, TX 77004-6804
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#26. Memorial City Mall

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (185 reviews)
- Type of activity: Shopping Malls
- Address: 303 Memorial City, Houston, TX 77024-2677
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#25. Smither Park

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (61 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks
- Address: 2402 Munger St, Houston, TX 77023-5140
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#24. Houston Graffiti Building

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (40 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks
- Address: 1503 Chartres St, Houston, TX 77003-4304
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#23. Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (241 reviews)
- Type of activity: Nature & Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails
- Address: 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024-7708
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#22. Rice University Campus

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (504 reviews)
- Type of activity: Educational sites
- Address: 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005-1827
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#21. Lone Star Flight Museum

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (92 reviews)
- Type of activity: Military Museums, Speciality Museums
- Address: 11551 Aerospace Ave, Houston, TX 77034-5642
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#20. Saint Arnold Brewing Company

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (345 reviews)
- Type of activity: Breweries
- Address: 2000 Lyons Ave, Houston, TX 77020-2028
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#19. Houston Museum District

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (700 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
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#18. Buffalo Bayou Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (327 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks
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#17. The Music Box Theater

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (467 reviews)
- Type of activity: Theaters
- Address: 2623 Colquitt St Parking available in the parking garage across the street, Houston, TX 77098-2117
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#16. The Menil Collection

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (938 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Museums
- Address: 1533 Sul Ross St, Houston, TX 77006-4729
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#15. Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (449 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, Gardens
- Address: 1 Westcott St, Houston, TX 77007-7009
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#14. National Museum of Funeral History

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (536 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums, History Museums
- Address: 415 Barren Springs Dr, Houston, TX 77090-5918
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#13. Discovery Green

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (866 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks, Playgrounds
- Address: 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-4011
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#12. NRG Stadium

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (852 reviews)
- Type of activity: Arenas & Stadiums
- Address: 1 Nrg Park, Houston, TX 77054-1574
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#11. Water Wall

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1313 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks, Waterfalls
- Address: 2800 Post Oak Blvd near the Galleria, Houston, TX 77056-6100
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#10. Rodeo Houston or Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (590 reviews)
- Type of activity: Arenas & Stadiums
- Address: 3 Nrg Park, Houston, TX 77054-1574
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#9. Toyota Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (902 reviews)
- Type of activity: Arenas & Stadiums
- Address: 1510 Polk St, Houston, TX 77002-7130
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#8. Cockrell Butterfly Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (708 reviews)
- Type of activity: Science Museums, Nature & Wildlife Areas
- Address: 1 Hermann Circle Dr, Houston, TX 77030-1749
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#7. The Galleria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (5194 reviews)
- Type of activity: Ballets, Points of Interest & Landmarks
- Address: 5085 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056-5673
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#6. Space Center Houston

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (9394 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058-3145
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#5. Houston Zoo

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (4176 reviews)
- Type of activity: Zoos
- Address: 6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030-1710
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#4. Children's Museum Houston

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1646 reviews)
- Type of activity: Children's Museums
- Address: 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004-7112
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#3. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2709 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Museums
- Address: 1001 Bissonnet St Add Parking Locations, Prices, Houston, TX 77005-1803
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#2. Minute Maid Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3176 reviews)
- Type of activity: Arenas & Stadiums
- Address: 501 Crawford St, Houston, TX 77002-2113
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#1. The Houston Museum of Natural Science

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (5051 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums, Science Museums
- Address: 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030-1718
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