Children's Museum Houston

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  • Explore the outdoors in EcoStation, with a native plant garden, solar-powered research pavilion, pond habitat and woodland area.
  • Unleash imagination in Invention Convention, a workshop filled with gadgets and gizmos that kids design and build.
  • Conduct hands-on investigations and explore physical science concepts and how they make things present in our everyday lives work in How Does It Work?
  • Experience a showcase of traveling art and culture exhibitions from across the world in Kid's Hall.
  • Dive into the forces and properties of water through waves, vortices, hydropower and rapids in FlowWorks.
  • Use physical agility, stamina and balance in a seven-obstacle low-ropes course in Challenge Course.
  • And much, much more!


1500 Binz Street, Museum District
Houston, TX 77004
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Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, 10am-6pm; Thu 10am-8pm
Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

(713) 522-1138


10% off Your Purchase: Get 10% off your purchase of $25 or more at Fiddle Sticks Toys.

Become a S.E.C.R.E.T. Agent: Crack codes, explore the museum and complete your mission. Each mission features a special agent gadget. Designed for children 6+. Cost for CitypASS guests: $7 (includes gear and 1 mission).

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Advice for Visitors


  • The Children’s Museum Houston is for the young and young-at-heart; however, exhibits are specifically designed for children from birth to age 12. To enter the museum, your group must include a child.
  • Check the calendar to see what’s going on during the day of your visit; see details
  • All exhibits are in Spanish/English.
  • Thursdays 5pm-8pm are Free Family Nights and may be more crowded.
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.


  • Dining: Fresh Café
  • Gift Shops: Fiddle Sticks Toys, Top Secret Gear Shop

Visitor Safety:

  • Children's Museum Houston has safety protocols in place to ensure a safe environment for its guests and staff; learn more on their website.

Best time to visit: Visit weekdays after 1pm when it's less crowded. Thursdays 5-8pm are Free Family Nights and may be more crowded.

Accessibility: All hallways, exhibits and restrooms are handicap accessible.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions.