Children’s Museum Houston


Saturday, Jun. 29, 2019 – Saturday, Jun. 29, 2019

11:00 AM – 02:00 PM


Dust off your boots because some ponies are coming to the Children's Museum of Houston! Gallop on over to meet Sweetie Pie Ponies and snap a super sweet selfie.

Event time: June 29, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Weather Station


  • Meet Toy Story's Woody and Jessie: Mosey on down to meet this beloved boot-wearing duo!
    • Event time: June 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Kids' Hall Alcove
  • Animation Workshop: After your meet Woody and Jessie, learn to draw the whole Toy Story crew with local artist Chris Navarrete in a 30-minute workshop.
    • Event time: June 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the top of every hour in Art Academy*

*Space is limited 


  • "The Mysterious Tadpole":  A fun story of Louis and a tadpole that was a birthday gift from his Scottish uncle plucked out of Loch Ness.  With a little help from his friends, Louis’ “tadpole”  grew, and grew, and grew...
    • Showtime: Beginning at 12:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium

*Movie times subject to change to allow programming events 


  • Flip-O-Rama: Make your own animations using still images in Art Academy.
  • Fossil Identification: Become an archaeologist and see if you can ID these dinos in EcoStation.
  • Dinosaur Enclosure Design: See you can design a habitat fit for (and can hold) a T-Rex in EcoStation.
  • Cowboy Hat: Gear up for Toy Story day and make a hat just like Woody's in Junktion.
  • Space Wings: Fly like Buzz Lightyear and make his iconic wings in Junktion.
  • You're a Star: Step out onto the Hollywood Walk of Fame and see your name. Make your own star in Junktion. 
  • Expanding Universe: Learn how the universe is growing and moving with a hands-on stretchy model of space in Science Station.
  • Iron in Cereal: Grab your favorite breakfast food and test to see how much iron you're eating in Power Science Lab. 
  • Cabbage Chemistry: Watch as different liquids react to cabbage juice and test their pH levels of food we eat every day in Power Science Lab.
  • Acid Levels in Juice: Grab your favorite juice and test its pH balance in Power Science Lab. 
  • Neutralization Reaction: Our Bodies at Work: Check out how our stomach digest food through this cool experiment in Power Science Lab.​
  • Magic Flying Ball: Make a Quidditch Snitch that flaps its wings in Inventor's Workshop.

***Event, times and locations 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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