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Art Car Museum

140 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007-3729
+1 713-861-5526
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Very disappointing

Since it's titled "Art Car Museum", that's what we drove to Houston expecting to see. But much to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
xplorers2
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Spring, TX
Field trip stop

After a stop at the Cisterns, we stopped in to check the place out. Very interesting. Never... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
markchristy
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Montgomery, Texas
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The Art Car Museum is a private institution dedicated to contemporary art. It is an exhibition forum for local, national, and international artists with an emphasis on art cars, other fine arts and artists that are rarely, if ever, acknowledged by other cultural institutions. The museum's goal is to encourage the public's awareness of the cultural, political, economic and personal dimensions of art.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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140 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007-3729
Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
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+1 713-861-5526
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Since it's titled "Art Car Museum", that's what we drove to Houston expecting to see. But much to our surprise there were only 3 cars inside. We left a generous donation at the entrance collection point before entering with anticipation, but it was a large...More

Thank xplorers2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a stop at the Cisterns, we stopped in to check the place out. Very interesting. Never have been here so we were glad we stopped. It's a little smaller than we thought. They have a couple of cars outside and I think 3 cars...More

Thank markchristy
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The Art Car parade is an annual event not to be missed! This museum is a tiny hint of the parade, showcasing a handful of the unique cars, though the video gives highlights. The great perk of this museum is the art. Right now (May...More

Thank marbz2016
Reviewed 10 May 2017

They only had two Art Cars in this small museum, but they fill it with other local art. They also rotate the display every several months, so it's worth going back several times a year. Very friendly staff. Limited parking on sight, but nearby street...More

1  Thank tazman1099
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The Art Car Museum has some original and interesting art, but it's not a great place to bring kids. The art is too easy for kids to access, and the kiddos are just dying to touch it all. They have all kinds of interesting pieces,...More

Thank msemmler
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This museum is free. There are a few rooms with some local art displayed and a few art cars. There is a video that is very well done showing some artists explaining how they came to be art car enthusiasts. This is a great first...More

Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My wife and I went to the Art car museum and it was very neat! They had a few cars on display and a video of the art car parade. I never new how big car art was until I watched the video! The staff...More

Thank Kenny S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I have lived here in Houston for nearly 30 years but never went to the Art Car parade. It was a fun experience. Lots of creativity. Also a lot of people. The food truck were a great idea but having to wait in long line...More

Thank MaryEllen L
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Really nice museum dedicated to the art car parade. There are usually 3 cars on display and exhibits rotate so it's always changing. Admission is free, donations accepted. Volunteers working at the museum are art car participants of the parade and can answer any question...More

Thank SDDC11
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Really great exhibition, pretty small but perfectly formed. The staff were very friendly and happy to impart their knowledge

Thank Imogen E
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Bettie I
Where is the Art Car Museum located? When is the date of the 2017 (and 2018) Art Car Parades?
17 May 2017|
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
2017 was on April 8th. 2018 TBD usually 3 weekend of April, but Easter impacted the date in 2017.
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AIDEE D
How much is it to get in?
20 August 2016|
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Response from houstontravelingfool | Reviewed this property |
Always free! Can't beat that. 😃
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