Children’s Museum Houston

National Engineers Day

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 – Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020

10:00 AM – 06:00 PM


Celebrate the people who design, test and build the world around us.

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Are you a creative thinker? Problem solver? Team player? Engineering might be for you! Explore the ins and outs of this essential profession in our society and discover a new found love for the world around you!


Popsicle Stick Playground

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Take it back to the playground by creating classic structures, like see-saws, monkey bars and more with Chevron

Slingshot Car

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Design your own race car and send it flying with the help from a rubber band with Chevron

TexLug Creations

All Day

Marvel at magnificent LEGO creations designed by LEGO Masters.


Bridge Challenge

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

How strong does a bridge need to be to hold up car? See how engineers put structures to the test as you build your own with Chevron


Squishy Circuits

10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Build circuits using playful building material with UH Cullen College of Engineering students

Kid Da Vinci Workshop

All Day

Get inspired by the great historical inventor's "craziest" contraptions, including a 15th century flying machine resembling a helicopter


  • 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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