Children’s Museum Houston


Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 – Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019


It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Grab your ugly sweaters and make your way over to the Children's Museum of Houston to celebrate the season with exciting holiday-inspired activities.

Event time: Dec. 19-25, 2019


  • Snowy Day Collage: Get creative and make your own colorful snowy scene in the woods at Alexander Art Academy. 
  • Winter Birds: Explore how you can attract birds to your very own backyard in the winter in EcoStation.
  • Roll a Reindeer: It's competition time! Create your own reindeer and the first one to complete their reindeer wins in EcoStation.
  • Jingle Bell Bracelets: Jingle all the way! Make this fun and festive bracelet at Junktion. 
  • Reindeer Masks: Lookout in the sky! It's Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer! Become this beloved reindeer when you make this mask at Junktion.
  • Holiday Wreath: Get in the Christmas spirit by making a beautiful holiday wreath to hang on your front door at Junktion. 
  • Catch the Snowflake: Will you be the first person to catch 10 snowflakes? Well, let's see what you got in Math Cart. 
  • Light-Up Christmas Ornament: Laser cut a custome ornament and add LED lights to make it pop in Chevron Maker Annex.
  • Snow Globes: You'll never want to use a lamp again with this glowy winter-themed snow globe designed, assembled and finished by you in Maker Annex!
  • Holiday Toy Workshop: No need to go to the North Pole to build your toys. Stop by to create classic and modern holiday toys in Inventor's Workshop.

***Activities, events and times 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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