Houston´s expansive, educational Museum District

By far the city´s most significant cultural asset  - and indeed, one of the top in all of Texas, it´s divided into four walkable zones, is served by three METRORail stations, and boasts no fewer than 19 museums, with standouts including:: 

Houston Museum of Natural Science - With more than 1.5 million items within its collection, the 114-year-old HMNS encompasses over 430,000 square feet, including a hall of gems and minerals with more than 750 specimens (one of which is among the world´s largest blue sapphires); more than 250 animals represented in the Farish Hall of Texas Wildlife; the world´s largest private collection of Fabergé (more than 600 items);. and a hall of ancient Egypt is an additional well-loved exhibit covering more than 4,000 years of this extraordinary civilization.

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