Children’s Museum Houston

Families from 31 countries, all 50 states, and 905 other Texas cities have visited Houston and the No. 1 children’s museum in the US – the Children’s Museum Houston!  And more than 95% of those visitors rated the Children’s Museum super high on the “worth it!” meter.  You’re invited to experience a block-long “street” piled high with hands-on, minds on activities which change each week.  Experience a whole town where kids call the shots, run the stores, run the government, solve mysteries, and decide which grown-ups get paid allowance.   Enlist as S.E.C.R.E.T. undercover spy agent and crawl through laser tunnels, crack codes, and thwart evil villains who are trying to take over the Museum!  Build robots and climb a three-story tower.  The Children’s Museum Houston has been rated “America’s No. 1 Children’s Museum” by Parents Magazine, “Stand-Out Kids’ Museum” in Good Housekeeping Best Family Travel Awards, listed among Forbes, LA Times, and USA Today’s “Best Children’s Museums in the U.S.,” Culture Trip’s “Museums and Landmarks to Visit in Houston,” and one of “Houston’s Must-See Museums” by Travel Channel.  Can your mind come out to play?™


  • 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

  • We have a Restaurant

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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