Children’s Museum Houston


Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 – Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019


Dive into the world of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! and the countdown to Grinchmas with a plethora of Grinch-inspired activities during Merry Grinchmas WonderWeek.

Event time: Dec. 12-18, 2019


  • Grinchmas Cards: Create a Grinch inspired holiday hard to give to family and friends at the Alexander Art Academy.
  • Match that Snowflake: Pair parts of snowflakes to their crystal structure in EcoStation.
  • Create a Snowflake: Spread Christmas cheer by making a snowflake in EcoStation.
  • Mean One Mask: Let out your mean streak by creating your very own Grinch inspired mask in Junktion.
  • Macaroni Menorah: Make your own Macaroni Menorah Candelabra in honor of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights and Feats of Dedication in Junktion. 
  • Dragon Puppet: Celebrate the beginning of Lunar New Year by creating a dragon puppet.

***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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