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Houston, We Have a Tunnel!

  • When does it run?

    Monday through Friday

  • Start time

    9:30 a.m.

  • Duration

    Approximately 2 hours

Inclusions
  • Houston, We Have a Tunnel
  • A 2-hour guided tour through Houston’s underground tunnel system   
  • Live guide and commentary
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Discover the Houston underground tunnel system with a local guide!
  • Explore the oldest and newest parts of the tunnel that are open to the public!
  • Check out the eight magnificent frescoes detailing Texan history!
  • Marvel at the masterpiece of Philip Johnson at Pennzoil Place!
  • Meet your enthusiastic and friendly local guide!

Overview

Discover what’s underneath Space City during Houston, We Have a Tunnel!


With your Houston, We Have a Tunnel tickets, you’ll head 20 feet below the city. Explore more than 6 miles of the underground tunnel in Downtown Houston with a local guide. Follow your guide to a first-class, boutique bakery that makes some of the best cookies in town. Then, discover the oldest and newest parts of the tunnel that are open to the public. If you want to try out something different in H-town, then this tour is what to do in Houston!

You’ll also explore some interesting sites in Houston that sit above the ground. Make your way towards the Chase Bank Building and see the eight captivating frescoes detailing Texan history. Then, take a picture in front of Joan Miro’s artwork, the Personage and Birds. You’ll also get an inside look of Philip Johnson’s masterpiece at the stunning Pennzoil Place. For a truly unique experience, this tour is one of the best things to do in Houston!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Monday through Friday

  • Duration

    Approximately 2 hours

  • Start time

    9:30 a.m.

  • Meeting Point

    Café Express, 650 Main St., Houston, TX 77002

  • Ending Point

    Same as the meeting point

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Houston, We Have a Tunnel
  • A 2-hour guided tour through Houston’s underground tunnel system   
  • Live guide and commentary
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.


No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.   

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes early.

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

There will be a considerable amount of walking.

The weather from May-November can be hot and humid. The weather from December-February can be cold. Please check the local weather forecast and dress appropriately in case of rain and/or high winds.

Chase Tower Sky Lobby is now permanently closed.


The Tunnel System is air-conditioned during the summer and has central heating for the winter months.

Do not park at a parking meter for this tour. The meters are good for only two hours and violation tickets are quite expensive. Please park at an indoor garage or on an outside lot. For more information about parking downtown, go to www.DowntownHouston.org.

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 years can participate on the tour at the rate listed above. Please select “child” above when booking. Children under the age of 6 years can join for free. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6 years. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.

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