Children’s Museum Houston

Virtual Workshop: Planning a Mission to Mars

Friday, Apr. 17, 2020 – Friday, Apr. 17, 2020

02:00 PM – 03:30 PM


We're taking Virtual Learning one step further with a full on workshop you can join from home! These workshops are limited to a maximum of 100 participants so make sure to register!

Work with Children’s Museum Houston educators Jacob and Gretchen plan a mission to establish an outpost on Mars while using the browser-based digital design software TinkerCAD to create everything you need for the trip from Earth to Mars! This workshop is great for kids 8 and older.



  • 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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