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Children’s Museum of Houston

I Have A Dream WonderWeek

Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 – Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. dreamed for us to live in a world where we would “not be judged by the color of [our] skin, but by the content of [our] character.” Visit the Museum during our I Have a Dream WonderWeek, where Martin Luther King, Jr., is celebrated and remembered with special events and activities. Don’t forget about your own dreams!

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES:

  • Dream of a World: How would you change the world? Lend a helping hand with this MLK Day inspired art creation at Alexander Art Academy. 
  • Reduce Reuse Recycle: Learn how to make the world a better place by learning important disposal lessons in a fun sorting game at EcoStation.
  • Texas Endangered Species Postcard: Help the environment by making an endangered postcard to share with friends and family at EcoStation.
  • Matchbox Microphone: Assemble a working microphone and learn about the contribution inventor James West made at Science Station. 
  • Dream Clouds: Share your dreams of changing the world at Junktion.
  • Peace Doves: Create a world symbol of peace at Junktion.
  • Star Promise: Take the pledge to be kind and fair at Junktion.
  • Martin Match: Create a heart tessellation so that you can share it with the world at Math Cart.
  • Starch Testing: Discover the importance of starch in your diet and test for its presence in common household items at Power Science Lab. 
  • Neutralization Reaction: Observe a neutralization reaction and learn how our body's  digestive system works at Power Science Lab. 
  • Cabbage Chemistry: Find out how to test the liquid in a cabbage for pH levels at Power Science Lab.
  • DNA Extraction: Learn about the building blocks of life and DNA extraction at Power Science Lab. 

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

HOURS & ADMISSION

  • 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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