Monday: CLOSED (refer to Special Monday Openings below)
Open 7 days a week during Summer - Mondays are best!
Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Christmas Eve: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
New Year's Eve: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Thursday: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. (free admission hours)
Free Family Nights are offered every Thursday, courtesy of Laura and John Arnold, William J. Hill, Houston Endowment, The Junior League of Houston, Inc., LUKOIL Overseas Ofshore Projects, Inc., John P. McGovern Foundation, Pi Beta Phi Foundation and The Wortham Foundation, Inc.
Please note: During our peak seasons, the Museum utilizes fast passes to allow visitors to enjoy the Kidtropolis exhibit while maintaining optimal crowd comfort. Upon museum entry, the Admissions Booth will distribute fast passes with alotted times to visit Kidtropolis.
Mondays: Open Monday during Spring Break, Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day. Open Nov. 23, Dec. 19 and 26, 2016
Summer: Open Mondays Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Holiday Closures: Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
All members are invited to enjoy an exclusive hour before opening, 9 - 10 a.m., the second Saturday of each month.
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Children younger than 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. All adults unaccompanied by children must provide proper photo identification (i.e., I.D. or driver's license). Without proper identification we cannot allow Museum access.
Seniors ( Ages 65+): $11.00
Military Discount (with valid ID): $11.00
Includes active duty military personnel and their families (up to 6 people per visit). Offer not valid when combined with other offers.
Children Under One & Museum Members: FREE
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ATSC Travel Passport Program Member: FREE
1 hour: $7
2 hours: $8
3+ hours: $9
Explorer, Discoverer & Inventor Level Members: $3
As posted at the entrances to the Museum and according to laws of the State of Texas, for the safety of our children, no weapons (including concealed or open carry) are allowed in the Museum. The Museum is committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment. This policy is a proactive step towards reducing risks associated with intentional or accidental use of weapons regardless of whether a federal or state license to possess the same has been issued to the possessor. Anyone possessing a weapon will be asked to remove it from our premises immediately. The only exceptions to this policy is law enforcement.
Pursuant to Section 30.06, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with a concealed handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing law), may not enter this property with a concealed handgun.
Pursuant to Section 30.07, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with an openly carried handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing law), may not enter this property with an openly carried handgun.
Monday- Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 6 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.