Children’s Museum Houston


Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 – Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019

10:00 AM – 05:00 PM


He's as cuddly as a cactus and as charming as an eel but this green character isn't so mean is he?  Find out for yourself when you join us for a Holiday Whobilation! The Grinch and Cindy Lou are heading to the Children's Museum for a feast. Come out to the Museum and get a chance to see and take a picture with the "Mean One!"

Event time: Dec. 14, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • REAL Snow:​ Bundle up! Our forecast is telling us that there's a 100% chance of snow.
    • Event time: All day in the Courtyard
  • Grinch Meet-and-Greet: Come listen to this classic tale and meet the Mean One himself, THE GRINCH!
    • Event time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Kids' Hall Alcove
  • Cindy Lou Who Storytime: Join little Cindy Lou tell the tale of how the Grinch stole Christmas.
    • Event time: Every hour from 11:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in Parent Resource Library
  • Three Sizes Too Small: The 'Mean One' had a heart that was 3 sizes too small. Come and make your own tiny heart just like him!
    • Event time: All Day in the Alexander Art Academy
  • All-Star Dancing Dogs: Having a waggin' good time as you watch these dogs perform. Then meet the Faithful Paws therapy dog and learn what they do.
    • Event time: 1 p.m. in the Brown Auditorium 

**Events, activities and times are 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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