Children’s Museum Houston


Saturday, May. 4, 2019 – Saturday, May. 4, 2019


Get excited for reading and join us as three authors read their books that will take you on fun adventures. Stick around to meet the authors and get your copy of the books signed. This and more for Children's Book Week.

  • Author Pete Moore Meet and Greet: Get ready for a story full of surprises in Martians Aren't So Different From Me. Listen as a young boy and a martian learn they have more in common than they thought.
    • Event time: 11 a.m. to noon in the Parent Resource Library 
  • Author Cate Berry Meet and Greet: Stay awake with the flightless bird and small sea creature in Penguin and Tiny Shrimp Don't Do Bedtime. This story is sure to keep this sleepiest reader up.
    • Event time: 1 to 2 p.m. in the Parent Resource Library 
  • Author Carolyn Dee Flores Meet and Greet: Learn how a little lonely fish uses paint to share the world she imagines while building a friendship in Amazing Watercolor Fish. 
    • Event time: 3 to 4 p.m. in the Parent Resource Library 

Event: May 4, 2019

**Event, times and locations 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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