Children’s Museum of Houston

Preparing For The Solar Eclipse Workshop

Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 – Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017

Solar Eclipse

Are you ready for the Solar Eclipse on August 21st? Join us for a short workshop to explore how a total solar eclipse occurs and learn safe and effective ways to view the eclipse. As a part of this workshop, you will construct your very own Solar Eclipse Pin-hole Viewer!


Available Workshop Sessions. (Limited to 12 children per session. )

  • 10:30 a.m.
  • 11:30am
  • 12:30pm
  • 2:30pm
  • 3:30pm
  • 4:30pm


  • Location: Inventors' Workshop
  • Age requirements: Recommended ages 6 and up with accompanying adult
  • Fee: $5.00 through advance online-only registration per child (this is in addition to museum admission costs)
  • Workshop length: 45 minutes


  • 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 - $5 2 hours - $6 3+ hours - $7 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 Cafe, offers nutritious eats and treats for any time of day! Enjoy a healthy meal with fresh salads, preservative-free sandwich bread and vegetarian options prepared daily - all at low prices.

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