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Children’s Museum of Houston

MARCHING FORWARD WONDERWEEK

Thursday, Mar. 22, 2018 – Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018

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Change the course of history and stand up as we honor women's brave contributions in history as we celebrate National Women's History Month during our Marching Forward Wonderweek!

ON-GOING EVENTS:

  • Ladder to the Moon: Howl at the moon and paint a breath-taking masterpiece inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe at Alexander Art Academy.
  • Primate Matching: Swing from vine to vine and play a matching game to learn about different primates at Ecostation.
  • Dian Fossey Word Search: Discover Dian Fossey and her innovative research by playing a fun word search game at EcoStation.
  • I love Dot Pumpkins-Yayoi Kusama: Decorate your own pumpkins with dots just as  Yayoi Kusama does at Junktion.
  • High Flying Hat-Bessie Coleman: Take flight and daring pilot like Bessie Coleman with your very own aviator hat at Junktion.
  • Geometric Crystals-Hypatia: Build your geometric crystals and learn about mathematician Hypatia at Junktion.
  • Guess My Number: Play a Guessing Game to figure out what number the other person has at Math Cart.
  • Photograph 51: Discover how Biophysisct Rosalyn Franklin contributed to the discovery of the shape and structure of DNA at 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. 
  • Cabbage Chemistry: Using red cabbage juice come learn how to test the liquid in a cabbage for pH levels at Power Science Lab.
  • DNA Extraction: Learn about DNA and extract it from strawberries at Power Science Lab.
  • Coding Creations: Code your own Google logo, Star Wars Galaxy or Minecraft game using code software and programming at Inventors' Workshop. 
  • Search Light: Experiment with soldering and simple circuits to light up the night sky with your very own searchlight at 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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