Children’s Museum of Houston

Plan For Your Future WonderWeek

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 – Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018


If money doesn’t grow on trees, where does it all come from? Learn all about how to earn and manage moneyThis fun-filled week focused on financial literacy will have you feelin’ like a million bucks with tons of hands-on activities designed to help you make “cents” of money!


  • Dream Job Portraits: If you can dream it, you can do it. Paint yourself in the career of your dreams at Alexander Art Academy.
  • Save Now, Spend Later Bank: What do you want to save up for? Create your own special bank to save your money at Junktion.
  • Build Your Own Crown: Get inspired and build your very own Lego® crown at Junktion.
  • Origami Wallet: Fold your own wallet using traditional Japanese techniques at Junktion.
  • Bank It: Roll the dice! Make decisions on whether to save or take a risk in order to fill up your piggy bank at Math Cart.
  • Magnetic Money!: Now you see it, now you don't! Discover how paper money can be magnetic 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.
  • MakeyMakey Rock Band: program and create your very own musical instruments through programming at Inventors' Workshop. 
  • Solar Powered Toy Car: To infinity and beyond, drive away into the future with you own solar powered toy car at Chevron-Houston Texans Maker Annex. 

***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 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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