Pumpkin Pow! WonderWeek
Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 – Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017
Trot your way down to the Children's Museum of Houston to celebrate our Pumpkin Pow WonderWeek on November 16-22 for a gobble, gobble good ole' time! Come dive into the spirit by using your knuckles to create a field of bright pumpkins, design our infamous turkey leg hats, and "thank you" leaves.
- Pumpkin Patch Prints: Use your knuckles to paint a field of bright pumpkins at Alexander Art Academy.
- Pumpkin Life Cycle: Make your own pumpkin vine and witness the life cycle of a pumpkin at EcoStation.
- Trees through the Seasons: Turn over a new leaf and make a moving tree model that rotates through the seasons at EcoStation.
- Thank You Tree: Let the world know who you're thankful for this holiday season by creating a special message at Junktion.
- Fairy Pumpkin Ornament: Create your own beautiful fairy pumpkin ornament to hang in your windowsill at Junktion.
- Turkey Leg Hat: Make this hilarious turkey leg hat as you celebrate and give thanks, this week at Junktion.
- I Only Have Pies for You: Become a baker and build as many pies as possible while being the last person to find a piece of the pies at Math Cart.
- Iron in Cereal: Explore how to test iron in your morning cereal and learn about the important role iron plays in the human body at Power Science Lab.
- Neutralization Reaction: Upset Stomach? Discover how your body's digestive system works at Power Science Lab.
- Cabbage Chemistry: Strap on your lab goggles and find out how to test the liquid in a cabbage for pH levels at Power Science Lab.
- DNA Extraction: Come experiment with us and learn about the building blocks of life and DNA extraction at Power Science Lab.
- LED Hand Generator: Vroom Vroom! Engineer your very own electric motor and zoom away 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 - $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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