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Children’s Museum of Houston

Let’s Stick Together

Thursday, May. 17, 2018 – Wednesday, May. 23, 2018

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They link, bend, stretch and branch. Discover the unique properties of polymers and how these types of compounds are used to make everyday items.

WHAT'S NEW THIS WEEK?:

  • Modern Mosaics: Display your creativity as you arrange small, colorful pieces into an original masterpiece in Art Academy.
  • Guide to Native Plants: Identify plants with ease by making your own book filled found in the Houston area in EcoStation.
  • Grow a Garden Spinner Game: "Beet" the competition by growing 10 vegetables while outsmarting insects and flooding in EcoStation.
  • Rainbow Crown: Discover how rainbows are formed and make one to wear at Junktion.
  • Maracas: Make some noise and get shaking! Make a maraca at Junktion.
  • Rainbow Brights!: Wear the rainbow and learn about polymer chains when you make your own rainbow loom bracelet at Junktion.
  • Magic Sand: Explore the unique propoerties and strange behavior of this fun material in Science Station.
  • 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. 
  • Juice Science: Using two different juices, come learn how to test the juice for acid levels at Power Science Lab.
  • Testing Proteins: Find protein presence in different foods using Piotrowski's test in Power Science Lab.
  • CAD for Kids: Build your own 3D rendering of whatever you can imagine in Inventor's Workshop.
  • Light Doodles: Brighten up your writing by making your own LED pen. Then, capture your doodle on camera in the Chevron-Houston Texans Maker Annex.

***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 - $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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