Children’s Museum of Houston


Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 – Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017


Harriet Tubman was an abolitionist, humanitarian and Underground Railroad heroine during the Civil War.  Explore her courageous story during an interactive reenactment of a significant period in her life.

Event Time:5:30 & 6:30 at Brown Auditorium


  • Colorful Chemistry Creations: Create an original piece of art using watercolors made from cabbage juice at Alexander Art Academy.
  • Animal Tapestries:  Weave colorful animal pictures on a loom at EcoStation.
  • Natural vs. Synthetic:  Examine fabrics under a microscope at EcoStation.
  • Cardboard Carbon Atom:  Learn about the structure of an atom when you make your own out of cardboard at Junktion. 
  • Longest Polymer Paper Chain:  Make a polymer paper chain at Junktion.
  • Man in the Yellow Hat, Hat: Become the famous Man in the yellow hat when you create your own at Junktion.
  • Cotton Ball Estimation: Discover  how many cotton balls are in a container at ExxonMobil Math Cart.

***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 - $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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