Children’s Museum Houston


Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 – Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019


Things are building up to be a totally dreary and eerie Halloween. Get inspired by haunted houses, monstrous mansions, kooky castles and other creepy constructions inspire you to explore Constructioneering. How engin-eerie can you be?

Event time: Oct. 10-16, 2019


  • Scary Spider Webs: They're sticky, they're icky and will trap anything that comes its way! Weave your own spider webs in Junktion.
  • Howling Monster Calls: Scary noises add thrills to any scary Halloween. Make yours in Junktion!
  • LEGO Crown: Be the queen or king of your realm. Build up an epic crown in Junktion.
  • Build Your Own Monster: Tap into your inner-Picasso and recreate Frankenstein's monster using mixed media art materials in Art Academy.
  • Avalanche: Let time melt away and crystals fall into place in Science Station.
  • "It's Alive!" Frankenstein Workshop: Invent other-worldly monsters from your own imagination then bring them to life in Inventor's Workshop!
  • 3D Creepers: Watch your own mini-monsters come to life using 3D printers in Chevron Maker Annex.
  • Jitter Critters: Craft monstrous creatures that jitter and skitter on their own in Chevron Maker Annex.
  • Laser Cut Halloween Mask: Design your own spooky Halloween mask with a laser cutter in Chevron Maker Annex.
  • Haunted House Symmetry: Match and mix shapes to make your haunted house in Math Cart.
  • Escape the Cave: Dark, wet and creepy, caves are more than scary places. Learn how they're formed in this board game at EcoStation.
  • Can You See It?: Trap all the pesky pollutants in your water using everyday items found in your house at EcoStation.

**Activities, events and times 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 Houston.

Special Offers / Dining

The Children's Museum 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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