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Harris County, Texas Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in Harris County, Texas.

Art Car Museum

Art Car Museum

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77007
The ArtCar Museum is a private museum of contemporary art located in Houston, Texas. The museum, nicknamed the "Garage Mahal," opened in February, 1998.

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77006
The Contemporary Arts Museum – Houston is a not-for-profit institution in the Museum District, Houston, Texas, founded in 1948, dedicated to presenting contemporary art to the public.

Czech Center Museum Houston

Czech Center Museum Houston

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77004
The Czech Center Museum Houston is a 20,000-square-foot multifunctional cultural organization located in the Museum District of Houston, Texas, committed to the education and celebration of Czech and Slovakian culture, art, and history.

Downtown Aquarium - Houston

Downtown Aquarium - Houston

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77002
Downtown Aquarium is a public aquarium and restaurant located in Houston, Texas that was developed from two Houston landmarks: Fire Station No. 1 and the Central Waterworks Building.

Downtown Houston Tunnel System

Downtown Houston Tunnel System

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77010
The Houston tunnel system is a network of subterranean, climate-controlled, pedestrian walkways that links 95 full city blocks 20 feet (6 m) below Houston's downtown streets.

Ellington Airport

Ellington Airport

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77034
Ellington Airport is a public and military use airport in Harris County, Texas. It is owned by the City of Houston's department of aviation and Houston Airport System.

Holocaust Museum Houston

Holocaust Museum Houston

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77004
The Holocaust memorial museum is the fourth largest in the U.S. and opened in 1996.

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77024
The Houston Arboretum and Nature Center is a non-profit arboretum and nature center located in Memorial Park, Houston, Texas. It is open daily with free admission.

Houston Museum of Natural Science

Houston Museum of Natural Science

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77030
The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a natural history museum located on the northern border of Hermann Park in Houston, Texas.

Houston Zoo

Houston Zoo

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77030
The Houston Zoo is a 55-acre zoological park located within Hermann Park in Houston, Texas. The zoo houses over 6,000 animals from 900 species. It is the second most visited zoo in the United States.

JPMorgan Chase Tower

JPMorgan Chase Tower

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77002
The JPMorgan Chase Tower is a 305.4-meter (1,002-foot), 2,243,013-square-foot (208,382.7 m2), 75-story skyscraper at 600 Travis Street in Downtown Houston, Texas.

Lone Star Flight Museum

Lone Star Flight Museum

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77034
The Lone Star Flight Museum, located in Houston, Texas, is an aerospace museum that displays more than 24 historically significant aircraft, and many artifacts related to the history of flight.

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77058
The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) is NASA's center for human spaceflight training, research, and flight control. The center consists of a complex of one hundred buildings and is popularly known by its central function "Mission Control."

Memorial Park

Memorial Park

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77007
Memorial Park, a municipal park in Houston, Texas, is one of the largest urban parks in the United States. Opened 97 years ago in 1924, the park covers approximately 1,466 acres (5.9 km2).

National Museum of Funeral History

National Museum of Funeral History

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77090
The National Museum of Funeral History is a museum in Houston, Texas, that contains a collection of artifacts and relics that aim to "educate the public and preserve the heritage of death care." The 35,000-square-foot museum opened in 1992.

Rothko Chapel

Rothko Chapel

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77006
The Rothko Chapel is a non-denominational chapel in Houston, Texas, founded by John and Dominique de Menil. The interior serves not only as a chapel, but also as a major work of modern art.

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

, Harris County, Texas
This battlefield and its monument commemorate the Battle of San Jacinto where the Republic of Texas won its independence from Mexico on April 21, 1836.

San Jacinto Monument

San Jacinto Monument

La Porte, Harris County, Texas
The San Jacinto Monument is a 570 foot (173.7 m) high column topped with a 220 ton star that commemorates the site of the Battle of San Jacinto, the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution. It is the second tallest monument in the United States.

Space Center Houston

Space Center Houston

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77058
Space Center Houston is a science museum which serves as the official visitor center of NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston.

The Galleria

The Galleria

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77056
The Galleria is an upscale mixed-use urban development and shopping mall located in the Uptown District of Houston, Texas.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77005
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is one of the largest museums in the United States. The permanent collection of the museum spans more than 6,000 years of history with approximately 70,000 works from six continents.

Top 10 Most Popular Harris County Landmarks

  1. San Jacinto Monument
  2. Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
  3. San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
  4. Downtown Aquarium - Houston
  5. Downtown Houston Tunnel System
  6. Czech Center Museum Houston
  7. Houston Museum of Natural Science
  8. JPMorgan Chase Tower
  9. Ellington Airport
  10. Holocaust Museum Houston

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