Children’s Museum of Houston


Thursday, Jul. 4, 2019 – Wednesday, Jul. 17, 2019


Make sure not missing out on this Action-Packed WonderWeek. Get inspired by some of your favorite superheroes and make some props fit for an action movie. Set the scene for your movie and unleash your powers this WonderWeek!

Event: July 4-17, 2019


  • Kidpendence Day: Celebrate the country's 243rd birthday!
    • Event: July 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Captain America and Wonder Woman Meet-and-Greet: Snap a selfie with these protectors of justice.
    • Event: July 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Science Demo: Celebrate the red, white and blue with a super cool Elephant Toothpaste Demonstration.
    • Event: July 4 at 1 p.m. in the Courtyard 
  • Spider-Verse Meet-and-Greet: Dive into the web of fun and meet Spider-Man, Miles Morales and Spidey-Gwen!
    • Event: July 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Kids' Hall Alcove 
  • Speed Painting: Watch as Houston artist Ange paints with spidey speed.
    • Event: July 6 at 1:30 p.m. in Kids' Hall Alcove 


  • A Hero's Story: Get inspired by your favorite superhero and make a bookmark in Art Academy.
  • Fossil Teeth Identification: See if you can tell the difference between a T-Rex and a Wooly Mammoth tooth in EcoStation.
  • Dinosaur Enclosure Design: See if you can design a pen for a dino in EcoStation. 
  • Dark Knight Mask: Get inspired by Batman and make a mask fit for the movies in Junktion.
  • God of Thunder Helmet: Feel the power as you make your own helmet in Junktion. 
  • You're a Star: Walk on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and see your name. Make your own star in Junktion. 
  • Orbiting Objects: Check out the gravitational pull on every object using gravity well in Science Station.
  • Molecular Model: Mix acids and bases and use magnetic models to form salt and water in Power Science Lab.
  • Cabbage Chemistry: Watch as different liquids react to cabbage juice and test their pH levels of food we eat every day in Power Science Lab. 
  • Acid Levels in Juice: Grab your favorite juice and test its pH balance in Power Science Lab. 
  • Neutralization Reaction: Our Bodies at Work: Check out how our stomach digest food through this cool experiment in Power Science Lab.
  • LED Magic Pendants: Use a laser cutter to make a customized Hogwarts House Badge in Inventor's Workshop.

**Events, times and locations subject to change 


  • Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Thursday, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Sunday, Noon - 6:00 pm
    Open Monday during Spring Break, Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day. Summer: Open Mondays Memorial Day through Labor Day. Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.  
  • General Admission: $12 per person and $11 for seniors 65 years and older. FREE for children under one and Museum Members. Free Hours: FREE FAMILY NIGHT: Thursdays 5 pm - 8 pm.

Directions & Parking

  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking fees: 1 hour - $7 2 hours - $8 3+ hours - $9 Metered and street parking are available around the Children's Museum of Houston.

Special Offers / Dining

The Children's Museum of Houston's spacious eatery, Fresh Café, offers nutritious eats and treats for any time of day! Enjoy a healthy meal with savory salads, preservative-free sandwich bread and vegetarian options prepared daily – fresh off the grill!

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