Children’s Museum Houston


Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 – Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019


Join us as we celebrate cultural holidays, practices and traditions from around the world during our Seasons of Sharing WonderWeek from Dec. 2 to 11. With more than 100 languages spoken throughout the city, many cultures from around the globe call Houston home.

Event time: Dec. 2-11, 2019


  • Thumbprint Holiday Lights: Put together a bright and festive holiday card to give to your friends or family at Alexander Art Academy.
  • Jolly Holly Memory Game: Learn all about holiday plants and the history of how they came to be in this matching game in EcoStation.
  • Natural Ornaments: Create delicate decor by combining natural fibers with things found in nature in EcoStation.
  • 7 Principles of Kwanzaa Hat: Make a hat that displays the seven principles of Kwanzaa at Junktion.
  • Las Posadas Star Piñata: Celebrate Las Posadas by creating your own piñata at Junktion.
  • Scandinavian Woven Heart:  Craft your own Scandinavian woven heart basket at Junktion.
  • Let it Snow! Discover the power of super absorbent polymers when you see snow created right before your eyes in Science Station.
  • Hot Chocolate Counting: The weather outside is frightful, so go grab a mug of hot chocolate and count your marshmallows in Math Cart. 
  • Light-Up Christmas Ornament: Laser cut a custome ornament and add LED lights to make it pop in Chevron Maker Annex.
  • Snow Globes: You'll never want to use a lamp again with this glowy winter-themed snow globe designed, assembled and finished by you in Maker Annex!
  • Holiday Toy Workshop: No need to go to the North Pole to build your toys. Stop by to create classic and modern holiday toys in Inventor's Workshop.

 ***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 Houston.

Special Offers / Dining

The Children's Museum 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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