Houston
Steamiest Places

This section includes local places likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks. You can think of it as a "Best of" section that features selected locations from the other sections. The term "steamiest" should be taken figuratively. You won't necessarily find steam-powered contraptions in all these places. Instead, these locations are rich in the elements that define steampunk: Victorian- or Edwardian-era technology, culture, history, personalities, oddities and so on.

Some descriptions in these listings are adapted from articles in Wikipedia under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0. See the full descriptions for details.

Galveston, TX, USA

The Bryan Museum houses one of the world's largest collections of historical artifacts, documents, and artwork relating to Texas and the American West. . .

Houston, TX, USA

Chapman & Kirby is a restaurant, bar and event space with an aesthetic described by Eater Houston as "steampunk industrial. . ."

Houston, TX, USA

The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a science museum in Hermann Park in Houston. . .

Houston, TX, USA

A Facebook group for people in the Houston area who want to post info about steampunk events. . .

Galveston, TX, USA

The Moody Mansion, also known as the Willis-Moody Mansion, is a historic residential building in Galveston. . .

Houston, TX, USA

The National Museum of Funeral History in Houston contains artifacts and relics that aim to "educate the public and preserve the heritage of death care. . ."

Houston, TX, USA

The Printing Museum in Houston focuses on technological innovations that helped to advance printing and publishing. . .

La Porte, TX, USA

The San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site includes the location of the Battle of San Jacinto, as well as the USS Texas, the only remaining World War I-era dreadnought battleship. . .

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