Children’s Museum Houston

Maker Annex Virtual Workshops

Friday, Jul. 24, 2020 – Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

03:00 PM – 04:00 PM


See what our Maker Annex engineers have in store for you during this at-home workshops.


We're taking Virtual Learning one step further with a full on workshop you can join from home! These workshops are great for kids new to CAD or expert users. Work with Children’s Museum Houston’s own Maker Education Manager, Jacob Breier as you explore design concepts using CAD.

Click here for an Intro to Tinkercad.

Click here to download Tinkercad before your workshop starts.

Registration limited to 100 participants.

Water Park

Friday, July 24

3:00 to 4:00 pm

Love visiting Schlitterbahn? Bring the splash of summer to your home with this super cool workshop. Digitally design your own 3D water park with Jacob complete with whirlpools, slides and surprises!



Wednesday, July 29

3:00 to 4:00 pm

Take your design underwater as you create a 3D aquarium filled with fish and aquatic creatures on Tinkercad!



Thursday, July 30

9:00 to 10:00 am

Circuits are everywhere! Learn how to build one using Tinkercad's circuit software from home.



Wednesday, August 5

3:00 to 4:00 pm

Wake up and smell the roses! Bloom into the ultimate landscaping designer as you digitally create a


Tinkercad Coding: Spiders

Thursday, August 6

9:00 to 10:00 am

Use block coding to create complex shapes, including a spider, using Tinkercad! You'll learn the basics of Tinkercad's Code Blocks software in this workshop.


Action Figures

Friday, August 7

3:00 to 4:00 pm

Take your favorite action figures to infinity and beyond! Jacob helps you digitally design your own personalized action figure from home!



General 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 Houston.

Special Offers / Dining

The Children's Museum 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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