Children’s Museum of Houston

I Have a Dream WonderWeek

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 – Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017


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 its 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!


  • Peace Plates: Paint a plate and display it at home as a reminder to show kindness to others at Art Academy.
  • Recylcled Magazine Bracelets:  Upcycle used magazines into beads and create your own unique bracelet at EcoStation.
  • Reduce Reuse Recycle:  Help bring the dream of a better environment to life by learning important disposal lessons in a fun sorting game at EcoStation.
  • Dream Clouds: Share your dreams for 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: Play a memory game to match numbers  to the number of letters in a word that relates to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's, "I Have a Dream" speech at ExxonMobil Math Cart.​
  • Penguin Race: Compete to see whose penguin is the fastest at ExxonMobil Math Cart. (For Toddlers) 


  • 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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