Children’s Museum of Houston

Peter and the Bear

Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 – Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019


The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO) and the Horse Head Theatre Company return to the Houston Zoo to perform a reimagined take on Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. Peter and the Bear is a new take on the ‘symphonic fairy tale for children’. Enjoy the story narrated and performed to orchestral music. Then, visit the Houston Zoo’s very own black bears, Belle and Willow.

Free with Zoo admission and for Zoo members.


2:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m.
Performances will be held in the Brown Education Center.

Meet the Keeper Talks Presented by Phillips 66

Plus, join us at the new Hamill Foundation Black Bear Exhibit for special Meet the Keeper Talk Presented by Phillips 66. Learn how the Houston Zoo uses toilet paper made from recycled content and how YOU can help bears by doing the same!

2:45 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
4:45 p.m.



  • 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.

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  • 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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