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Art Car Museum

140 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007-3729
+1 713-861-5526
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Auto art enthusiasts and quirky types

This is for those into autos, art, and quirkiness. The museum has limited parking and is very small... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hoben01
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Long Beach, California
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What a Hoot!

Take a look at what happens when ingenuity serves humor. The creativity alone will bring a smile to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
travelingBard23
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Houston, 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.
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  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“heights area” (3 reviews)
“fun stop” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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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 4 days ago via mobile

This is for those into autos, art, and quirkiness. The museum has limited parking and is very small don’t expect a large display of rare antiques in fact really about only five autos were on display. Parking is limited here so best bet is street...More

Thank Hoben01
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Take a look at what happens when ingenuity serves humor. The creativity alone will bring a smile to your face, and you might just come up with an idea for your own parade entry...

Thank travelingBard23
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Since I left, the incredible Art Car Parade now has a permanent home. Don't miss this Museum if you can't be there during the Parade. These are NOT really cars; they are fantastical, whimsical art pieces.

1  Thank vanillawaterloo
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Donations accepted, no entrance fee. Just a few cars and some artwork but everything is amazing. Very nice folks working there and you can definitely feel their love for the car art culture.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Friends and I went to the museum on a Sunday afternoon when on site were: a fully restored Packard Super Eight, a fully restored pink Cadillac Seville and a one of a kind Bianchi limousine. In the back was a cool dragon head mobile. A...More

Thank 2fridad
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

This is a very small museum. However, it packs in a lot of personality and captures the quirky nature of the annual art car parade. I highly recommend taking the time to visit, particularly if you are not in town to see the parade.

1  Thank Annette_and_Wes
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Love the art car museum. It rotates shows pretty often, and this time it was a rat rod exhibit. There was also a roller derby photo show on the walls. The building is well laid out and has lots of knowledgeable volunteers. Parking is a...More

Thank Paige F
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Interesting collection of odd, weird,and strange vehicles some totally ridiculous but kinda fun. Dreamlike ..their imaginations have become real ..kinda sorta..it’s small with only a few cars ..there’s a small museum like area with literature also a video viewing area

1  Thank Kingwoodgal
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

This museum is small but worth visiting (30 minutes) if you are in the area. They will have one or two art cars on display and an art exhibition. I always bring out-of-town friends here and even for me there is usually something new because...More

Thank Rebecca B
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

One can see the far-out side of the creators of the art decorations on actual automobiles. Real talent in the design and result.

Thank djolson12314
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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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