Children’s Museum of Houston

Web Sling Showdown

Saturday, Jul. 29, 2017 – Saturday, Jul. 29, 2017



Duke it out in a Spider-Man inspired web sling shootout! (Limit 80 kids, Maximum of 20 kids per show ages 6 to 12.  First-come, first-serve.  On-site sign up at 10 a.m. in Allen Family CourtyardEvent Time:  11 a.m., noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. at Concrete Jungle Courtyard.


  • Meet Spider-Man: The masked crusader spins into gear for a special appearance at the Museum!  Event Time:  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. throughout Museum.


  • Picture Mixture: Work as a production designer to create characters or settings that don't exist in this world. Create a surreal magazine collage of a character or place that is out of this world at Alexander Art Academy. 
  • Build a Firefly: Explore bioluminescence, one of the coolest special effects found in nature, as you create your own glow-in-the-dark firefly at Ecostation. 
  • Catch a Firefly: Race against another player to see who can catch the most "fireflies" in a fun and interactive board game at EcoStation. 
  • Acids in Juice: Jump into food science experiments by testing for acidity levels in different common beverages at Power Science Lab.
  • Cabbage Chemistry: Discover the chemical reactants in cabbage juice by testing for pH levels and exploring how acidic and basic solutions react to produce variations in color at Power Science Lab.
  • Buffers in Action: Uncover the function of "buffers" in chemical processes by conducting 3 different scientific experiments at Power Science Lab.   

***Activities, events 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 - $5 2 hours - $6 3+ hours - $7 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 Cafe, offers nutritious eats and treats for any time of day! Enjoy a healthy meal with fresh salads, preservative-free sandwich bread and vegetarian options prepared daily - all at low prices.

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