Children’s Museum Houston


Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 – Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019


Gobble, gobble!  The turkey is in town and trotting his way to the Children’s Museum of Houston for special activities, so you can gobble 'til you wobble!

Event time: Nov. 21- Dec 1, 2019


  • Woven Paper Placemats: Create a Thanksgiving placemat inspired by fall colors in Alexander Art Academy.
  • Grow Your Own Garden: Learn how to grow a vegetable garden at EcoStation.
  • Compost Stew: Play a matching game to find out which items should get composted, recycled, and reused in EcoStation.
  • Fall Wreath: Celebrate the colors of fall by creating your personalized wreath for any occasion in Junktion. 
  • Great Gobbler Fan: It can still get hot in Houston in November, celebrate the season with a great gobbler fan at Junktion.
  • Turkey Leg Hat: Make this hilarious turkey leg hat as you celebrate and give thanks at Junktion. 
  • Too Hot for Turkey Trot: Solve a turkey puzzle using pattern blocks in Math Cart.
  • Field Goal Percentage: And...it's a goal!!! Discover the role projection plays in kicking the perfect field goal in Science Station. 
  • Cell model and Protein Synthesis: Calling all scientists! Learn about organelles and protein synthesis at Power Science Lab.
  • DNA Extraction: Extract and examine DNA found in strawberries at Power Science Lab. 
  • Diffusion and the Cell's Membrane: It's diffusion time! Learn how our cells regulate at Power Science Lab.
  • Blood Typing: Explore the inner working of a cell membrane and how protein markers protect our body at Power Science Lab. 
  • Wearable LED's: It's your time to shine! Design your very own LED light-up gear in Inventors 'Workshop.
  • Music Workshop: Find your inner musician by inventing a musical instrument in Chevron Maker Annex.

*Activities, events and times subject to change.


  • Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Thursday, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Sunday, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Closed Mondays. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Easter Sunday.  
  • General Admission: $17 per person and $16 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 - $8, 2 hours - $9, 3+ hours - $10. 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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