The Beer Can House, a Houston Landmark

“Some people say this is sculpture but I didn't go to no expensive school to get these crazy notions.”

–John Milkovisch

John Milkovisch, a retired upholsterer for the Southern Pacific Railroad, started his project now known as the Beer Can House in 1968.

Find out more about John and the Beer Can House.

John in front Beer Can House
Beer can lid

The Beer Can House restoration is a project of the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art.

Beer can lid

Summer schedule for the Beer Can House is Wednesdays through Fridays from 10am-2pm. Labor Day through Memorial Day is Saturday and Sunday only, 10am-2pm. If there is significant weather on any day the site will have to close to keep our guests safe. Please contact our office for information on field trips or private rentals

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