Children’s Museum Houston

That’s a Wrap

Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 – Wednesday, Sep. 4, 2019


All good things must come to an end. Say goodbye to Action-Packed Summer during our last hoorah!

Event time: Aug. 29 - Sept. 4, 2019


  • You're a Star: Step out on the boulevard and see your name in the stars! Make your own star in Junktion.
  • Movie Reel: Make a good old-fashioned movie reel to keep your pictures rolling in Junktion.
  • Clap Boards: Take 1! Keep your shots organized and get Hollywood ready with your own personalized clap board in Junktion.
  • Super Powered Spin Art: Use super-sonic strength and speed to stretch paint across your canvas in Art Academy.
  • Movie Studio - Green Screen: Annnnnd action! Gear up and star in your own mini-movie in Inventor's Workshop.
  • Animation Studio: See how animation works and make your own short in Inventor's Workshop.
  • Sound Studio: What's that sound? Use a soundboard to add an extra effect to your film in Inventor's Workshop.
  • Narration Area: Use code to create a narration sequence for a character of your imagination in Inventor's Workshop.
  • Mini-Magic Basin: Build a light-up spinning container for magical rheoscopic fluid in Chevron Maker Annex.
  • Exploring the Universe - Temperature Mapping: See how scientists use filters to isolate particular types of energy when studying properties of object in space in Science Station.
  • Fossil Footprint Identification: Find the clues to identify what animal the fossil is from in EcoStation.
  • Sauropod Trackways: Learn what dinosaur foot prints can tell you in EcoStation!

**Events, activities and times are 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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