Children’s Museum Houston

ECHO Orchestra

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 – Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017

01:00 PM

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ECHO's Cypress Winds Clarinet Quartet will introduce you to a variety of historical style, periods and genres as well as some holiday favorites through an interactive performance at the Children’s Museum of Houston.

Event time: 1 p.m. in Kid's Hall Alcove 


  • Winter Skies: Create a card featuring a snowy landscape with swirling blue skies using tissue paper and water at Alexander Art Academy.
  • Animals in Winter: Explore the different ways animals survive the colder winter temperatures at EcoStation.
  • Winter Birds Field Guide: Learn how to attract birds to your backyard in the winter at EcoStation.
  • Giant Snowball: It's snowball time! Make your own giant snowball at Junktion. 
  • Unicorn Finger Puppet:  Show off your creative skills by designing your own colorful unicorn puppet at Junktion. 
  • Polar Bear Party: Transform yourself into a polar bear by making a mask at Junktion. 
  • Paper Chain Patterns: Things are about to go off the chain! Create a patterned paper chain at Math Cart.
  • Iron in Cereal: Explore how to test iron in your morning cereal and learn about the important role iron plays in the human body at Power Science Lab.
  • Neutralization Reaction: Upset Stomach? Discover how your body's digestive system works at Power Science Lab.
  • Cabbage Chemistry: Strap on your lab goggles and find out how to test the liquid in a cabbage for pH levels at Power Science Lab.
  • DNA Extraction: Come experiment with us and learn about the building blocks of life and DNA extraction at Power Science Lab.
  • LED Hand Generator: Vroom Vroom! Engineer your very own electric motor and zoom away at Chevron-Houston Texans Maker Annex.

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

For more, check out our calendar of summer events.



  • 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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