Children’s Museum of Houston

Houston Puppetry Guild

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 – Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019

06:30 PM


Come and enjoy an entertaining, "live theater" experience as talented imaginative puppeteers from the Houston Puppetry Guild provides an array of fun and interactive puppet shows!

  • Event: April 25, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium  


  • Author Kathleen Contreras Storytime: Listen to an inspirational story about friendship, community and a salsa garden
    • Event: 6 and 7 p.m. in Parent Resource Library 


  • Ain't Gonna Paint: After tracing your hand, grab bright colors and make a colorful masterpiece in Art Academy. 
  • My Story Rocks: Use forest scenes and wild animals painted on rocks to tell a story of your very own in EcoStation. 
  • I Spy Nature Journals: Whether you see a turtle swimming in a pond or a bird flying in the sky, make a nature journal to write it all down in EcoStation.  
  • Materials Testing Elastomers: Explore the properties of rubber by testing out experiments in Science Station.  
  • Dancing Giraffe Puppet: Move and groove with your new friend after you make your giraffe puppet in Junktion.
  • Dino Mask: Roar loud after making this Jurassic disguise in Junktion.
  • Green Eggs and Ham Hat: Channel your inner Dr. Suess to make these whimsical hats in Junktion.
  • Pattern Sticks: Play against your first to see who can empty the counting bowl first in Math Cart. 
  • Iron in Cereal: Grab your favorite breakfast food and test to see how much iron you're eating in Power Science Lab.
  • Testing for Reducing Sugars: Test everyday foods and see how much sugar could be hiding in Power Science Lab. 
  • Acid Levels in Juice: Grab your favorite juice and test its pH balance in Power Science Lab. 
  • DNA Extraction: Check out the makeup behind strawberries as you learn all about DNA in Power Science Lab. 
  • Mini Wind Turbines: Learn about wind energy and make your own turbines in Inventor's Workshop. 
  • Protect the Egg: See if you can build a nest that will protect your egg or it'll be sunny side up in Inventor's Workshop. 

**Events, times and locations 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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