Children’s Museum Houston

Museum Educator Open House

Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 – Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017

09:00 AM – 01:00 PM


Bring the world of art, science, history into your classroom! Join us for the 2017 Museum Educators Open House and connect with the museums through teaching and learning. Choose from a variety of curriculum-relevant presentations throughout the day plus earn CPE credits for continuing education at this FREE EVENT.


  • Cool Chemistry: Create science enthusiasm and a new understanding of chemistry in your students at 9 and 10 a.m.
  • Earth and Space - Connecting your audience to Space Science: Join the Lunar and Planetary Institute to conduct activities about lunar phases, how to access NASA educational materials, and share space science resources that engage students in STEAM topics at 11 a.m. 
  • Crafting the Classroom - Integrating Art into Core Subjects:  Construct your own hands-on project to help students develop problem-solving skills and foster creativity. Integrating Art into Core Subjects at 11 a.m. 
  • Military artifacts: Apply TEKS to plan meaningful lessons to analyze artifacts and learn about the contributions of America's Buffalo Soldiers from the Revolutionary War to now at 12 p.m. 
  • Educator in Motion: Find out how to program a free school and community outreach activity with a visiting educator to teach students about the Holocaust, Genocide or an anti-bullying program at 12 p.m. 

 REGISTER for Continuing Education and Teacher Curriculum! 


  • 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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