Crank it up! Engineers Day Celebration
Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 – Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018
10:00 AM – 04:00 PM
Take your creativity to the next level as we invite you to crank it up during our 2018 Engineers day filled with LEGO® free building zone, exciting demonstrations and the chance to meet a group of talented engineers building the future!
- LEGO® Free Building Zone: Engineer your imagination and make mind-blowing displays in our LEGO® building zone
- Event time: All Day at Kid's Hall Alcove.
- University of Houston National Society of Black Engineers: Work alongside engineers and see if you can complete the LEGO® "Architech and Builder" challenge.
- Event time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Kids Hall Alcove.
- LEGO® Zipline: Get your pulse pounding and build a contraption to send your LEGO® man down the zip line.
- Event time: All Day at Texans-Chevron Maker Annex.
- Paper Quilling: Use your imagination as you learn how to make stunning 3-D paper flowers at Alexander Art Academy.
- Nest Engineering: The early bird gets the worm s you engineer your very own bird at EcoStation.
- Material Nest Matching Game: Discover one of nature's engineering marvels and learn how birds build their nest at EcoStation.
- LEGO® Masks: Shrink yourself and be part of the yellow brick world with your very own LEGO® Masks at Junktion.
- Catapult Airplane: Slingshot an airplane into the air to make it go farther and faster at Junktion.
- Build your own LEGO® crown: Use your engineering skills to create your own LEGO® crown at Junktion.
- LEGO® More or Less: Use addition and subtraction to build the tallest Lego tower at Math Cart.
- Rotocopters to the Rescue: Strap in and get ready for take off as you build and fly your very own Rotocopter at Science Station.
- Starch Testing: Explore how to test for starch in household foods and learn how starch plays an important role in the human body at Power Science Lab.
- Neutralization Reaction: Upset Stomach? Discover how your body's digestive system works at Power Science Lab.
- Acid Levels in Juice: Strap on your lab goggles and find out how to test the liquid in delicious fruit juice for pH levels at Power Science Lab.
- Strawberry DNA Extraction: Come experiment with us and learn about the building blocks of life and DNA extraction at Power Science Lab.
- Coding Creations: Code your own Google logo, Star Wars Galaxy or Minecraft game at Inventors' Workshop.
- LEGO® Zip Line: Design and engineer a LEGO® creation that will test the limits of friction and gravity at Chevron-Houston Texans 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 - $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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