Children’s Museum Houston

Meet Curious George

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 – Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017


It’s been 76 years since readers first went ape over “Curious George.” But did you know WWII threw a monkey wrench into publishing plans? Written and drawn by Hans Augusto Rey and Margret Rey, the couple fled Paris in June 1940 on self-made bicycles, carrying the “Curious George” manuscript with them and the rest became history! Take a historical journey and visit with Curious George during his special appearance at the Children’s Museum of Houston.

Event Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 18, and Noon - 5 p.m. on Sun., Feb. 19. at Brown Auditorium. 

  • Parents must remain with children at all times
  • Participating children must remain in line
  • Don't forget your cameras!

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


  • 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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