THE GREAT GOBBLER WONDERWEEK
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 – Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019
Gobble, gobble! The turkey is in town and trotting his way to the Children’s Museum of Houston for special activities, so you can gobble 'til you wobble!
Event time: Nov. 21- Dec 1, 2019
WHAT'S NEW THIS WEEK?
- Woven Paper Placemats: Create a Thanksgiving placemat inspired by fall colors in Alexander Art Academy.
- Grow Your Own Garden: Learn how to grow a vegetable garden at EcoStation.
- Compost Stew: Play a matching game to find out which items should get composted, recycled, and reused in EcoStation.
- Fall Wreath: Celebrate the colors of fall by creating your personalized wreath for any occasion in Junktion.
- Great Gobbler Fan: It can still get hot in Houston in November, celebrate the season with a great gobbler fan at Junktion.
- Turkey Leg Hat: Make this hilarious turkey leg hat as you celebrate and give thanks at Junktion.
- Too Hot for Turkey Trot: Solve a turkey puzzle using pattern blocks in Math Cart.
- Field Goal Percentage: And...it's a goal!!! Discover the role projection plays in kicking the perfect field goal in Science Station.
- Cell model and Protein Synthesis: Calling all scientists! Learn about organelles and protein synthesis at Power Science Lab.
- DNA Extraction: Extract and examine DNA found in strawberries at Power Science Lab.
- Diffusion and the Cell's Membrane: It's diffusion time! Learn how our cells regulate at Power Science Lab.
- Blood Typing: Explore the inner working of a cell membrane and how protein markers protect our body at Power Science Lab.
- Wearable LED's: It's your time to shine! Design your very own LED light-up gear in Inventors 'Workshop.
- Music Workshop: Find your inner musician by inventing a musical instrument in Chevron 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 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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