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Children's Museum of Houston

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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“all ages”(171 reviews)
“outdoor water”(38 reviews)
“grocery store”(61 reviews)
Hands-on interactive exhibits in the areas of science and technology, history and culture, health and human development, and the arts.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004-7112
The Museum District
+1 713-522-1138
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All reviews all ages outdoor water grocery store toddler area water works older kids outdoor area hands on activities great place for kids my kids love different activities interactive exhibits year olds lots of fun free admission across the street whole family
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A great experience for all age kids! A nice variety of activities including movies at their theater, science labs, a complete city with supermarket, police station, mail station, a bank, an ambulance and many games for everyone!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DelirioHotelSA
Reviewed 5 days ago

Mad house chaos and everything your kids will love doing. Didn't realize how big it was. I think I enjoyed it more than my son. Even for a Saturday it was big enough to not feel over crowded.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 925andrewd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first time we had been to the Museum by utilizing Groupon for a decent discount. The museum is a great learning place for both my younger (2+) and older (10) children. I was prepared to have either one of the two not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank adammhunt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we visited and would not say it was a bad experience - just that it didn’t really feel like a “museum” There were lots of activities, but it felt more like a big play space (think discovery zone) Not a bad place to let our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 3daughterdad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited several times during the past year. Each time it is an adventure with my 4 yr old grandson. He is so excited and there is so much to see and do. Cannot wait to go again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kids loved it, planned to stay 2 hours, ended up with 4! that means a lot! we went in winter, so there is no water programs to enjoy, however, the other programs still keep them entertained for a long time. they both came back with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CMHouston80, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Houston, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so happy your enjoyed your visit and stayed longer! Unfortunately it seems you may have visited while we were doing some maintenance to FlowWorks, our water component, when you came but do know that it stays open year round unless it is getting...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019

This is a busy and noisy place filled with children eager to learn! So much to see and experience. MY favorite part was the grocery shopping. Especially for the littles, they get to shop AND check out with the $$ and registers and everything. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

This museum is a gem. They are always updating and adding more activities for kids of all ages to do.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Darcy H
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

It was super crowded and people seem to think it is acceptable to let children forget manners and general kindness in places like this. My husband and myself didn’t care for it therefore we didn’t stay too long; however, the kids probably could have stayed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank OutWithTheAllens
Reviewed 3 January 2019

This is a world class kids museum with something for every age between 1-100. We spent the entire day there and could have easily spent another full day. If you are a local, a membership is a must. My only complaint is that there needs...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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7 November 2018|
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Response from rebdante | Reviewed this property |
I think a 13-year-old can have a great time there. So can adults. If you go on a Thursday, there is no admission fee so even if he / she doesn’t Like it, you don’t have to stay long
7 November 2018|
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Response from Graciela W | Reviewed this property |
We take our younger grandchildren, I am not sure if a 13 year old would have sufficient information to keep his interest. Sorry.
7 September 2018|
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Response from Henry Y | Property representative |
The Children's Museum does have birthday party packages! Contact Birthday Party Coordinator Anna Nguyen 713.535.7212