Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern
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Fascinating tour on its history, and play on interior space and sound. Tour guides are entertainingly sardonic.
Check out the BBP Cistern. A 10-30 minute (walking) $5 guided tour of the Cistern. If you are into art, you will enjoy this tour. Just outside is a skate park, playground and lots of shaded seating. Beautiful place to stroll and explore.
The decommissioned underground reservoir was built in 1926 to hold drinking water. Now, it’s a cool place to see with tours Thursdays – Sundays. Check the website for times and tickets ($5), and make sure to check if they are featuring any art installations.
buffalobayou.org/visit/destination/the-cistern About the Cistern. The Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern is a former drinking water reservoir built in 1926 for the City of Houston. As one of the city’s early underground reservoirs, it supported the municipal water system’s goals of fire suppression (water…
This was the old Houston cistern that was decommission in 2007. You can book a tour online. Highly recommended
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“Over there has history tours and boat tours. Check the information at buffalobayou.org”
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“I love a Smoothie in the morning and this is my top place. Make sure to try a Honey Boo-Boo. ”
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“I suggest to go on Thursday morning because it's free :), then go to Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) in the late afternoon because, again, it's FREE. hehe :) You're welcome ^_^. Both Museums are in the same area. Houston Zoo is also in the same area.”
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“(5 min. walk) This welcoming eatery is open at 7am daily and has it all: bakery/espresso/bar/restaurant! The food is superb, and the smart atmosphere makes it suitable for any occasion. Whether it's your first meal in town after or a place to hold a business lunch - you'll be glad!”
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