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Science and Technology

This section features museums and other attractions related to science, technology and industrial history, including railroads, aviation and other forms of transportation. Natural history museums are listed in the "Creatures" section but may also be listed here.

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Brazosport Museum of Natural Science

Clute, TX, USA

This natural history museum boasts a large collection of shells, as well as "real life-sized fossilized dinosaur skeletons. . ."

Galveston Island Railroad Museum and Terminal

Galveston, TX, USA

The Galveston Railroad Museum is a railroad museum owned and operated by the Center for Transportation and Commerce, a non-profit organization. . .

The Health Museum

Houston, TX, USA

The John P McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science, or The Health Museum in short, is in the Museum District of Houston. . .


The Houston Museum of Natural Science

Houston, TX, USA

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

Lone Star Flight Museum

Houston, TX, USA

The Lone Star Flight Museum in Houston displays more than 40 historically significant aircraft and many hundreds of artifacts related to the history of flight. . .


The Printing Museum

Houston, TX, USA

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

Space Center Houston

Houston, TX, USA

Space Center Houston is a science and space learning center, and the official visitor center of NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston. . .

Texas Cotton Gin Museum

Burton, TX, USA

Burton is home to the Texas Cotton Gin Museum. . .

Zoos & Aquariums

Downtown Aquarium

Houston, TX, USA

Downtown Aquarium is a public aquarium and restaurant in Houston. . .

Houston Zoo

Houston, TX, USA

The Houston Zoo is a 55-acre zoological park located within Hermann Park in Houston. . .

Moody Gardens

Galveston, TX, USA

Moody Gardens is an educational tourist destination in Galveston, Texas. . .

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