DOSE OF GROSS WONDERWEEK
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 – Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019
Mad scientists are running amock at Halloween Grosstopia! Explore the chemistry behind the creepy and the science of slime as you partake in spine-tingling and spirit-lifting activities.
Event time: Oct. 24-31, 2019
- Spider Web Art: Design a spooky spider web at Alexander Art Academy
- Digging for Worms: Learn about how different bird beaks can snatch up worms in EcoStation.
- Adopt-A-Monster: Have you ever wanted a pet monster? Create your own spooky monster pal to chase away the ghosts and ghouls at Junktion.
- Bat Wings: Calling all monsters! Bats are always welcomed so spread your wings or make them at Junktion.
- Zombie Brain Masks: The walking dead come alive when you make your very own zombie brain mask at Junktion.
- Guar Gum Slime: Mix up a bleak batch of guar gum slime to take home at Science Station.
- 12x12: It's a math matchup for the ages! See how many combinations of 12 you can find in Math Cart.
- "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.
***Activities, events and times subject to change.
SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS:
- Trick-or-treat daily! 4 - 6 p.m. weekdays, 4 - 8 p.m. Thursdays, and all day weekends thru Halloween Night!
- Get slime-soaked during our open-to-the-public Slime-Off! on Oct. 27.
- Move your bones to funky tunes at our spooktacular Halloween Monster Mash Bash on Oct. 31 (open until 8 p.m.)
Check out our web calendar for a full dose of Halloween events.
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 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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