Children’s Museum of Houston

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

Thursday, Mar. 2, 2017 – Thursday, Mar. 2, 2017

05:00 PM – 08:00 PM


We're hosting a Seussical celebration in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday! Join us for a festive occasion, in celebration of Read Aloud Month and National Awareness Month.

Event Time: 5- 8:00 p.m.


  • Crazy Cactus: Let the prickly pear cactus, the official state plant of Texas, inspire you to create a mixed media work of art at Art Academy.
  • Farm Animal Finger Puppets: Read Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You?  Then create finger puppets of farm animals and use them to put on a show at EcoStation.
  • Texas State Symbol Bingo: Get three state symbols in a row to win at Ecostation.
  • Boot Scootin’ Boogie: Dance the day away when you fashion your own cowboy boots from a paper bag at Junktion.
  • Parent Resource Library: Listen to the storytelling of Dr. Seuss books and watch the Lorax during the celebration of his birthday as the Library.
  • Free the Animals: Learn more about probability in this hands on, interactive game for older children by freeing animals from cages at Math Cart.
  • One Fish, Two Fish: Toddlers will have the chance to learn counting skills as they pick the correct number of fish out of the fish bowl at Math Cart.
  • Toy Take Apart: Discover how toys light up, make noise and move through this facinating activity at Maker Annex.

***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 - $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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