• Children's Museum of Houston

    1500 Binz, Houston, Tx 77004-7112
    (713) 522-1138

  • A Playground for your Mind
  • Pumpkin Pow! WonderWeek
    November 16 - 22

    Trot your way down to the Children's Museum of Houston to celebrate our Pumpkin Pow WonderWeek on November 16-22 for a gobble, gobble good ole' time! Come dive into the spirit by using your knuckles to create a field of bright pumpkins, design our infamous turkey leg hats, and "thank you" leaves.

  • Museum Open
    November 20

    The Children's Museum of Houston will be open on Monday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Elves on a Shelf
    November 22

    Were you naughty or nice? Santa's elves are stopping by at the Children's Museum of Houston to find out. Don't miss your chance to meet and greet the elves and sing along to Christmas Carols.

  • Thanksgiving with Santa
    November 22

    The Children's Museum of Houston is excited to host its 12th annual Thanksgiving with Santa event. Get into the holiday spirit with exhilarating activities and engage in the Museum's terrific Thanksgiving traditions! Don't forget to bring your camera to snap pictures with Santa.

  • Winter Wonderland WonderWeek
    November 24 - December 6

    Join us as we welcome our Winter Wonderland WonderWeek and partake in painting a snowy landscape, creating a giant snowball, showing off your creative skills by making your own colorful unicorn, or transform yourself into a polar bear on Nov. 24 through Dec. 6.

  • Unicorn Utopia
    November 25

    Some say they're a myth; others say they're real. Come find out for yourself if unicorns really do exist Saturday, Nov. 25 at the Children's Museum of Houston. Paint to your heart's desire at Alexander Art Academy where local artist Lisa Chow will host a workshop that will utilize all the colors of the rainbow. Or if you're looking for something else to suit your fancy, miniature horses have magically transformed into unicorns for a day of sensory play!

  • Diwali Art Workshop
    November 30

    Celebrate Holidays from around the world and create your very own piece of art celebrating the Hindu Festival of Lights - Diwali.

  • Silambam Houston
    December 2

    Enjoy an Indian classical performance by Silambam Houston highlighting the festival of lights commonly known as Deepavali/Diwali and Dussehra (a 10-day festival to celebrate the victory of Goddess Durga over a demon through classical and folk dance.

  • Developing Inventive Minds
    December 2

    To be successful in school, children need to know the basics of reading, writing, math, and other subjects. But to be successful in like, we need to apply thinking skills and knowledge from the basic subjects. Problem-solving, troubleshooting, imagination, creativity, and persistence are all things we need to teach our students. To help our kids be successful, we need to make their imagination strong! These fun activities will help your child exercise their creativity.

  • Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight
    December 2

    The Children's Museum of Houston invites you to meet Disney Stars Lauren Taylor and Garrett Clayton of the upcoming holiday production "Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight" presented by Lythgoe Family Panto and Theatre Under the Stars, starring John O'Hurley, Garrett Clayton, Lauren Taylor and Vonzell Solomon. Plus, don't miss a musical performance by Lauren Taylor.

  • Cypress Winds
    December 3

    ECHO's Cypress Winds Clarinet Quartet will introduce you to a variety of historical style, periods and genres as well as some holiday favorites at the Children's Museum of Houston.

  • Mommy Mingle Wednesday
    December 6

    Bring your little ones to Tot*Spot (our exclusive exhibit for children 35 months and under), and mingle with other mommies during Mommy Mingle Wednesdays. Daddies, nannies, and caretakers are welcome, too! Plus, enjoy free coffee and snacks on us (while supplies last).

  • Olive Press Workshop
    December 7

    Rabbi Mendy from Chabad Outreach of Houston will reveal how to use the age-old method of Olive Oil Pressing, to demonstrate the Chanukah story and its observances at the Children's Museum of Houston, as part of our Seasons of Sharing celebration.

  • Starry Night WonderWeek
    December 7 - 13

    May the force be with you this WonderWeek at the Children's Museum of Houston. From shimmering star experiments to lightsaber constellation viewing, adventure awaits you and a special Star Wars Day Dec. 9. Join us on an intergalactic quest this winter as you reach for the stars during our Starry Night WonderWeek from Dec. 7 to Dec. 13.

  • Chanukah Workshop
    December 10

    The Jewish Community Center will lead traditional Hanukkah games and activities, focusing on the dreidel game. You're invited to decorate wooden dreidels, make edible dreidels and learn the rules of the dreidel game and practice playing it at the Children's Museum of Houston. Plus, make handprint menorahs!

  • Silambam Workshop
    December 14

    Come join Silambam and explore various storytelling techniques using classical Indian dance gestures, learning basic dance steps, and exploring Indian classical music at the Children's Museum of Houston.

  • Seasons of Sharing WonderWeek
    December 14 - 20

    Join us as we celebrate cultural holidays, practices and traditions from around the world during our Seasons of Sharing WonderWeek from Dec. 14 to 20. With more than 100 languages spoken throughout the Houston area, many cultures from around the globe call Houston home. From creating ornaments to spinning dreidels, we have many activities and special events for you!

  • Shimmering Shine WonderWeek
    December 21 - 27

    Step into our Shimmering Shine WondeWeek and enjoy a week filled with sparkly and frosty snowflakes. Come create a winter wonderland scene inside a snowglobe, make your very own jingling bracelets, design a holiday wreath to take home, or become a fuzzy reindeer for the day! By Golly! Let's Get Jolly!

  • Frozen Over
    December 23

    The snow queen herself, along with Kristoff and her trusted partner in crime Olaf, is flying on a snow cloud down to the Children's Museum of Houston for a one-time, exclusive meet-and-greet and musical extravaganza, bringing her coolness to the Museum. Come feel the brisk presence of Elsa and snap a selfie with her entourage during this fan celebration. Don't miss this cool event!

  • Cookie Joe Dance Performance
    December 23

    Come celebrate this Holiday season at the Children's Museum of Houston and enjoy a magical performance featuring a mix of classical ballet, tap, and jazz.

  • Cookies with Santa
    December 24

    The man in red invites you to fuel up with milk and cookies at the Children's Museum of Houston before his big departure! Join the holiday countdown with a cookie jar full of fun and Santa Claus before he embarks on his annual journey around the world! Make sure you're on the right list and that he checks it twice before it's too late! P.S. Don't forget your own wish list!

  • Rockin' New Year WonderWeek
    December 28 - January 3

    Cheers to a new year! The Children's Museum of Houston is kicking off 2018 with a bang! Stop by and enjoy all of our activities during our Rockin' New Year WonderWeek!

  • Cub Scout Sleepover
    January 12

    Grab your sleeping bags and come on over to the Children's Museum of Houston! During this exclusive museum experience, scouts will have an opportunity to earn pins and loops, join a discovery guide for an overnight adventure and choose an exhibit to sleep in.