Children’s Museum Houston


Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 – Monday, Nov. 25, 2019

11:00 AM


Let’s talk turkey!  Following the White House tradition which began under president John F. Kennedy, the Children’s Museum of Houston will host its 2nd Annual Turkey Pardon. Come join the Museum’s Kids’ Committee president for the odd tradition of "pardoning" the turkey which won't be eaten during an interactive ceremony which will include a real, live turkey!  Good eating, Mr. President. But let’s keep him going!

Event time: Nov. 25, 2019 at 11 a.m.


  • Meet the Turkey: Come meet the pardoned turkey!
    • Event time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Courtyard
  • Turkey Pardon: Join Kids' Committee President Soha Sewani for the Museum's first-ever turkey pardoning ceremony.
    • Event time and location: 11 a.m. in Kids' Hall Alcove

**Events and times are subject to change.


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    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.

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