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Children’s Museum of Houston

Seasons of Sharing WONDERWEEKS

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 – Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015

With more than 100 languages spoken throughout the Houston area, the Bayou City is a thriving home to a variety of cultures from around the globe. Guests can take a peek into Ramadan, Diwali, Hanukkah, Las Posadas, Christmas in Norway, Kwanzaa and the Lunar New Year during the Museum's Seasons of Sharing WonderWeeks, Dec. 10 to 27. Holidays celebrated throughout the world will vibrantly burst under one roof with the Seasons of Sharing exhibit (now – Jan. 3), live performances and interactive workshops.

About the Programs & Activities

Ongoing activities:

  • Mehndi Hand Art: Design Hindu hand art at Alexander Art Academy.
  •  Race to Rudolf: Practice addition in a reindeer game at ExxonMobil Math Cart.
  • St. Lucia Crown of Lights: Make a Swedish crown of lights at Junktion.
  • Rangoli Revelry: Create Indian-inspired folk art at Junktion.
  • Macaroni Menorah: Shine bright with a macaroni menorah at Junktion.
  • Dreidel Game: Learn about Hebrew letters in a game of dreidel at ExxonMobil Math Cart.
  • The Great Migration: Learn why monarch butterflies migrate to Mexico at EcoStation.
  • Marble Run: Build a track from recycled items at Science Station.
  • The Mitten: Listen to a Ukranian winter tale as we read Alvin Tresselt's The Mitten in Parent Resource Library.
  • Marble Run: Build a track from recycled items at Science Station.

***Activities, events and times subject to change.

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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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