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Children’s Museum of Houston

Brink of Beyond WonderWeek

Thursday, May. 25, 2017 – Wednesday, Jun. 7, 2017

Spiral galaxy, illustration of Milky Way

Our Sci-Fi Summer has officially kicked off at the Children's Museum of Houston and you're invited to come explore what it's like to create your own planet and learn about pixels in a galaxy.

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES:

  • Create a planet: Design your own planet and choose what star it will orbit and which side it will face at Art Academy. 
  • Pixelated Galaxy: Learn about pixels by creating your very own galaxy at Junktion. 
  • Baby Groot Mask: Let your creativity explode and design your own baby groot mask at Junktion. 
  • Yondu's Fin: Get into character and become Yondu for the day by rocking his fin at Junktion. 
  • 8 Bit Images: Construct your own 8 bit animated design and explore the concept of coding in generating video  games at Science Station. 
  • Race to Space: Become the first person to race through space and reach 100 at  ExxonMobile Math Cart. 
  • Music Box: Build a music box and connect it to microprocessor and learn how to program a device to play tunes at Maker Annex. 

***Activities, events, and times subject to change. 

HOURS & ADMISSION

  • 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 - $5 2 hours - $6 3+ hours - $7 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 Cafe, offers nutritious eats and treats for any time of day! Enjoy a healthy meal with fresh salads, preservative-free sandwich bread and vegetarian options prepared daily - all at low prices.

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