Children’s Museum Houston

National Engineers Week

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 – Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020

10:00 AM – 06:00 PM


Dream, design and build just like engineers do!

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From roads to pumps and even toys, Engineers build the world around us to help make our lives easier with efficient solutions. Learn all about this indispensable and profession and get inspired to join their cause you can find in it during National Engineers Week at the Museum.


The following activities are all day long, so stop by anytime to participate!

Figure Sculptures
Turn flat, delicate kitchen foil into sculptures of people, inspired by the textured figures of Alberto Giacometti in Alexander Art Academy

Catapult Airplane
Make a paper plane and launch it for flight with the help of resistance in Junktion

Boomerang Bonanza
Catch the curvy magic, or airfoil, of a boomerang after you let it take flight in an elliptical path in Junktion

Woodpecking Bird
Engineer your own working paper woodpecker that really pecks in Junktion


  • 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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