Press Play WonderWeek
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 – Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018
Game on! Come out and explore your imagination as we celebrate an action-packed week filled with daring challenges, sights, and sounds during our Press Play WonderWeek!
- Dream Drawings: Dreams can inspire stories and art; create both with a unique work of art in the style of Jean Dubuffet at Alexander Art Academy.
- Echolocation Flipbook: Explore how bats and mysterious creatures use echolocation to locate their food with your very own flipbook at EcoStation.
- What Do Animals Hear: Listen and learn why some animals have such big ears and make a pair for yourself to enhance your hearing at EcoStation.
- Pop! & Catch: Race against the clock to see how fast you can pop and catch your ball at Junktion.
- Paper Football Champion!: Play against your friends to see who is the ultimate paper football champion at Junktion.
- Ring Toss: Compete against your friends to see how many rings you can make into the goal post at Junktion.
- Just a Minute: Race against the clock and track how much physical activity you can do in just one minute at Math Cart.
- Cardboard Automata: Explore the science of tinkering as you engineer a cardboard contraption at Science Station.
- Starch Testing: Explore how to test for starch in household foods and learn how starch plays an important role in the human body at Power Science Lab.
- Neutralization Reaction: Upset Stomach? Discover how your body's digestive system works at Power Science Lab.
- Acid Levels in Juice: Strap on your lab goggles and find out how to test the liquid in a cabbage for pH levels at Power Science Lab.
- Strawberry DNA Extraction: Come experiment with us and learn about the building blocks of life and DNA extraction at Power Science Lab.
- Coding Creations: Code your own Google logo, Star Wars Galaxy or Minecraft game using MIT scratch code software and block programming at Investors' Workshop.
- Laser Cut Valentines: Share the love and create a valentine with a simple circuit at Chevron-Houston Texans Maker Annex.
***Activities, events and times subject to change.
HOURS & ADMISSION
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.
Events at Children’s Museum of Houston
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