Cultural Explorer Pass

Not only is Houston the most diverse city in the United States, we're also the Cultural Capital of the South. The Cultural Explorer Pass combines these two features of the Bayou City into an immersive experience that will transport you across oceans and bring the beauty and wonder of different lands right to your fingertips. With the Cultural Explorer Pass you'll stroll through different times and places, without ever leaving Houston city limits.

This pass includes paid admission to:
- Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's special exhibit Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur
- Asia Society Texas Center
- Lucky Land
- Czech Center Museum

Also, enjoy special coupons at these museums that are ALWAYS free:
- Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
- Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
- Houston Center for Photography
- The Menil Collection

Child pass valid for children 12 & under.

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  • Delve into other cultures at 6 venues
  • Admissions and additional perks included
  • See a special exhibit at MFAH
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Cultural Explorer Pass


$12.00 - $45.00


Sep 3rd 2018

Included Venues

(713) 496-9901

1370 Southmore Boulevard, Houston, TX, United States


  • Special Exhibit Admission

Admission to Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam Through Time & Place, showcasing the global history and breadth of Islamic art. Organized by New Jersey’s Newark Museum, the exhibition at Asia Society features more than 100 works that reflect aspects of faith, culture, and everyday life of Muslims across the world and throughout the ages. Wondrous Worlds introduces visitors to the Five Pillars of Islam—Declaration of Faith, Daily Prayers, Charity, Fasting for Ramadan, and the Haj Pilgrimage—to provide context and a distinctive view into the function, artistry, and cultural histories of the objects.

On view are works in nearly all media, including carpets, costumes, jewelry, ceramics, glassware, metalwork, prints, paintings, and photographs.

Closed Monday
Tuesday 11 AM - 6PM
Wednesday 11 AM - 6PM
Thursday 11 AM - 6PM

Friday 11 AM - 6 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 6PM

Sunday 10 AM - 6PM

(713) 284-8250

5216 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006


  • 10% Discount at CAMH's Museum Shop

    Valid for pass owner only.

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is a non-collecting institution dedicated to presenting the best and most exciting international, national, and regional art. Through dynamic exhibitions accompanied by scholarly publications and accessible educational programs, the Museum reaches out to local, regional, national, and international audiences of various ages. CAMH is a nonprofit organization that relies on a variety of funding sources, including individual, government, and corporate, for its activities.

Closed Monday
Tuesday 10 AM - 7PM
Wednesday 10AM - 7PM
Thursday 10AM – 9PM

Friday 10AM – 7PM
Saturday 10AM – 6PM

Sunday 12PM – 6PM

(713) 493-9618

4920 San Jacinto Street, Houston, TX


  • Czech Center Museum Houston Ticket

The Czech Center Museum Houston is proud to be one of Houston’s eighteen fine museums, dedicated to the exploration and preservation of Czech and Slovak heritage. There are estimated one million persons of that descent living in the state of Texas who have contributed significantly to the development of Texas and most certainly to our nation.

Not only do we further the public’s knowledge of Czech and Slovak culture but we also serve as a catalyst for discussion of all heritage.

Monday 10AM–4PM
Tuesday 10AM–4PM
Wednesday 10AM–4PM
Thursday 10AM–4PM
Friday 10AM–4PM
Saturday 10AM–4PM
Sunday Closed

(713) 529-4848

4848 Main St, Houston, TX 77002


  • Save $10 on your purchase of $50 or more in the Asher Gallery

    Offer not valid for sale merchandise. This gift shop offers some of the most unique shopping in the city, featuring one-of-a-kind jewelry, home décor, and accessories made by more than 100 national artists.
    Wednesday – Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM.
    Sundays, 12 – 5 PM.

Experience the handmade at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft—see innovative exhibitions, chat with working artists in their studios, and explore the Craft Garden. Asher Gallery, located within the Center, offers some of the most unique shopping in the city, featuring one-of-a-kind gifts, jewelry, home décor, and accessories made by more than 100 national artists. Admission to HCCC is free.

(713) 529-4755

1441 West Alabama Street, Houston, TX, United States


  • FREE Gift

    Present this pass to the front desk for a free gift during your visit!

Houston Center for Photography’s mission is to increase society’s understanding and appreciation of photography and its evolving role in contemporary culture. HCP encourages artists, builds audiences, stimulates dialogue, and promotes inquiry about photography and related media through education, exhibitions, publications, fellowship programs, and community collaborations.

Since its founding, HCP has built a reputation for presenting exhibitions, publications, and educational programs offering the community compelling and innovative approaches to photography. HCP’s facilities consist of three exhibition galleries; the John Cleary Library, which houses over 4,000 publications on photography and related media; a critique classroom; and a Digital Darkroom and lighting studio offering professional equipment and technology. HCP also offers an extensive array of over 300 classes and eight summer photography camps for students ages 9 to 17 though the Learning Center.

In addition to onsite community offerings, HCP offers programs at Texas Children’s Hospital and over 15 other community centers and schools via our Flash Drive - a mobile photography education unit housed in an ambulance turned art car. HCP also offers Collaborations, an after-school program for high school students in the galleries and Girls Own Stories, which boosts self-esteem and academic achievement for girls ages 8-13.

Closed Monday
Closed Tuesday
Wednesday 11 AM - 9 PM
Thursday 11 AM - 9 PM
Friday 11 AM - 5 PM
Saturday 11 AM - 7 PM
Sunday 11 AM - 7 PM

(281) 447-3400

8625 Airline Drive, Houston, TX, USA


  • Lucky Land Admission

    Located just 20 minutes north of Downtown Houston, Lucky Land Houston is an attraction park showcasing Asian culture and history. Encompassing over two acres of land, the theme park offers guests a tour through Asia without leaving Houston. First, stop by a large-scale replica of China's Terracotta Army before meandering through a mini replica of traditional Chinese villages. Guests can also enjoy kung fu statues, a panda village and carefully cultivated koi fish ponds.

    Admission is free for children up to 6 years old.

Encompassing well over two acres, we’ve created a beautiful and serene environment dedicated to showcasing Asian culture and history. From century old artifacts such as the Terracotta Army to more whimsical displays such as the Panda Village, we have created a place for all ages to learn, take wonderful photos and simply enjoy a great day with us. Among the attractions inside Lucky Land, we also have individual vendors that sell anything from souvenirs and specialty items.

(713) 639-7300

1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, Texas 77005


  • Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India

    Discover four centuries of royal treasures from India, on view in the United States for the first time in a presentation of epic proportions! Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India features masterpieces that illustrate the history and artistic legacy of the Rathore dynasty: jewels, paintings, furnishings, textiles, a Rolls Royce, a vintage aircraft, and much more.

    Photos (L to R):
    1. Dalchand, Maharaja Abhai Singh on Horseback, Jodhpur, c. 1725, Mehrangarh Museum Trust. Neil Greentree, photographer.
    2. Palanquin (Mahadol), Gujarat, c. 1700–30, Mehrangarh Museum Trust. Photograph: Neil Greentree
    3. Shiva on His Vimana (Aircraft) with Himalaya, folio 53 from the Shiva Rahasya, Jodhpur, 1827, Mehrangarh Museum Trust. Neil Greentree, photographer.
    4. Rolls-Royce Phantom with Coachwork by Windovers of London, England, 1927, Umaid Bhawan Palace. Neil Greentree, photographer.
    5. Shield, probably Rajasthan, 19th century, the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait.

    Children 12 & under are always free - obtain free child day passes on-site at the admissions desk.

Located in the heart of Houston's Museum District, the MFAH is a dynamic cultural complex comprising two gallery buildings, a sculpture garden, visitors center, library, movie theater, gift shop, café, two art schools, and two house museums.

Tuesday–Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday–Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, 12:15 to 7 p.m.
Closed Monday, except holidays
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

(713) 525-9400

1533 Sul Ross Street, Houston, TX, United States


  • 10% Discount at The Menil Collection Bookstore

    Valid for pass owner only.

Making art accessible is vital to the Menil’s mission, so no admission is charged and all public programs are free. All of the Menil campus buildings are entered at ground level, symbolic of its democratic ideals. The museum’s own collection—displayed in two-thirds of the main building and often rotated—is built around several types of art loved and collected from the 1940s to the 1990s by the Menil Collection’s founders, John and Dominique de Menil. Best known are the Surrealist and other modern European painting and sculpture. Also included are Byzantine and medieval art and artifacts; African, Pacific Islands, and Pacific Northwest Native art; art of the ancient Americas and the ancient Mediterranean and Near East. The collection area that has grown the most since the museum opened in June 1987 is American art since World War II.

Public programs to attract, educate, and inspire diverse audiences are vital to the life of the Menil. Exhibiting artists lecture or perform; curators and scholars explore exhibitions, collections, and artworks; music, dance, and poetry performances are held; and there is an annual lecture that focuses on an artist in the collection and a symposium exploring a theme in a research fellow’s work. Programs are organized to foster conversation.

Closed Monday
Closed Tuesday
Wednesday 11 AM - 7 PM
Thursday 11 AM - 7 PM
Friday 11 AM - 7 PM
Saturday 11 AM - 7 PM
Sunday 11 AM - 7 PM