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Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World at The Health Museum

Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

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$10

Trace the paths of infectious diseases through society and see how we can prevent a future pandemic in the new experiential exhibit Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World at The Health Museum.

Created by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World examines the origins of pathogens, how they spread, and the ways to address them in a world where humans, animals, and the environment have deep, intricate connections.

Along the way, visitors will also get a glimpse at how the Greater Houston region dealt with three major outbreaks; the plague, polio, and HIV.

This exhibit is open from Saturday, October 5, 2019, through Sunday, May 31, 2020.

Admission

$10, $8 for ages 3 to 12 and ages 65 and up; free for ages 2 and under. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Photo courtesy of The Health Museum

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Details

Date:
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time:
9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Event Categories:
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Venue

The Health Museum
1515 Hermann Drive
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Phone:
713-521-1515
Website:
thehealthmuseum.org

Organizer

The Health Museum
Phone:
713-521-1515
Website:
www.thehealthmuseum.org