Children’s Museum of Houston
Voted America’s No. 1 Children’s Museum” by Parents Magazine listed among Forbes’ “Best Children’s Museums in the U.S.” winner of Houston A-List “Best Museum 2012 & 2013” and Nickelodeon Parents’ Picks “Best Museum in Houston 2009 & 2010” the Children’s Museum of Houston is a Citysearch.com’s nationwide 5-star children’s museum. It is dedicated to transforming communities through innovative child-centered learning with a vision to spark a passion for lifelong learning in all children.
Founded in 1980 and housed in a whimsical building designed by internationally acclaimed architect Robert Venturi the Children’s Museum of Houston offers a multitude of innovative exhibits and bilingual learning programs for kids ages birth to 12 years.
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 - $5 2 hours - $6 3+ hours - $7 Metered and street parking are available around the Children's Museum of Houston.
- (713) 522-1138
Events at Children’s Museum of Houston
Programs & Activities
Girl Scout Sleepover
Nov. 17 - Nov. 17, 2017
Special Offers / Dining
- We have a Restaurant
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.
Within Walking Distance
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