Something spooky this way comes! Magic, mystery and monsters will maneuver their way into the Museum for three weeks of Halloween beginning Oct. 9!

What's New?

Disney's Coco
Now-Oct. 31: Halloween Mayhem

Three weeks of Halloween at the Children’s Museum of Houston with safe, indoors, trick-or-treat every day through Halloween night!

Three weeks of Halloween at the Children’s Museum of Houston with safe, indoors, trick-or-treat every day through Halloween night!
Now-Oct. 18: Coco Movie Showing

Embark on an unforgettable journey into the Land of the Dead to lift a generations-old curse in this Disney hit.

Embark on an unforgettable journey into the Land of the Dead to lift a generations-old curse in this Disney hit.
Now-Oct. 31: Mobile Monster Hunt

Save the monsters of Halloween from the clutches of an evil wizard before it's too late in a live-action mobile monster hunt!

Save the monsters of Halloween from the clutches of an evil wizard before it's too late in a live-action mobile monster hunt!
Now - Oct. 31: Pumpkin Patch

Head outside to the Pumpkin Patch for a well-deserved photo opp during Target Halloween Monster Mayhem! INCLUDED with admission.

Head outside to the Pumpkin Patch for a well-deserved photo opp during Target Halloween Monster Mayhem! INCLUDED with admission.
Read Strong All Year Long

We invite you to use our museum as a learning space which supports your child’s reading abilities.

We invite you to use our museum as a learning space which supports your child’s reading abilities.
JOIN S.E.C.R.E.T.

The Special Elite Crime Resolution and Espionage Team needs agents age 8 and up for a Houston adventure mission to help protect the Museum.

The Special Elite Crime Resolution and Espionage Team needs agents age 8 and up for a Houston adventure mission to help protect the Museum.
2018 Certificate of Excellence

We're pleased to announce that TripAdvisor has awarded us the 2018 Certificate of Excellence! Thank you to all our visitors for your reviews

We're pleased to announce that TripAdvisor has awarded us the 2018 Certificate of Excellence! Thank you to all our visitors for your reviews
Save with CityPASS

Save 49 percent on admission to Children's Museum of Houston, plus four more top Houston attractions for kids and families.

Save 49 percent on admission to Children's Museum of Houston, plus four more top Houston attractions for kids and families.
Challenge Course

Welcome to The Ropes Challenge Course where your physical agility, stamina, and balance are put to the test across a seven-obstacle course.

Welcome to The Ropes Challenge Course where your physical agility, stamina, and balance are put to the test across a seven-obstacle course.
Cyberchase

Cyberchase presents math in a fun, kid-friendly environment, allowing children to make use of their critical thinking skills.

Cyberchase presents math in a fun, kid-friendly environment, allowing children to make use of their critical thinking skills.
Dragons and Fairies

Enter a magical place where aspects of modern day life in Vietnam interweave with centuries-old folktales.

Enter a magical place where aspects of modern day life in Vietnam interweave with centuries-old folktales.
EcoStation

EcoStation is an active, outdoor/indoor environmental exhibit where visitors engage in ecological studies and explore environmental issues.

EcoStation is an active, outdoor/indoor environmental exhibit where visitors engage in ecological studies and explore environmental issues.
FlowWorks

Dive into the forces and properties of water through waves, vortices and rapids, exploring the fascinating concept of hydropower!

Dive into the forces and properties of water through waves, vortices and rapids, exploring the fascinating concept of hydropower!
How Does It Work?

Ask and discover the answers to your own science questions with tons of hands-on, investigative experiences.

Ask and discover the answers to your own science questions with tons of hands-on, investigative experiences.
Invention Convention

Step into a workshop of gadgets and gizmos where kids create, concoct and construct contraptions.

Step into a workshop of gadgets and gizmos where kids create, concoct and construct contraptions.
Kidtropolis

Kidtropolis, USA marks a brand new spot on the map as a real-life kid metropolis complete with a skyline, city government, and occupations.

Kidtropolis, USA marks a brand new spot on the map as a real-life kid metropolis complete with a skyline, city government, and occupations.
Maker Annex

The Chevron Maker Annex is a place for children to invent, construct and showcase their creative work.

The Chevron Maker Annex is a place for children to invent, construct and showcase their creative work.
Matter Factory

Step into a whimsical factory and stare straight into the future! Get a glimpse into the concepts of materials science.

Step into a whimsical factory and stare straight into the future! Get a glimpse into the concepts of materials science.
Paper Engineering

A brand new exhibit unfolds the magic of one of the most common used objects and materials found around the world: paper!

A brand new exhibit unfolds the magic of one of the most common used objects and materials found around the world: paper!
PowerPlay

Push your limits and discover how your body reacts to a variety of physical challenges in PowerPlay!

Push your limits and discover how your body reacts to a variety of physical challenges in PowerPlay!
Membership

Enjoy free admission all year long, plus special members-only events with a Children's Museum of Houston membership!

Enjoy free admission all year long, plus special members-only events with a Children's Museum of Houston membership!
Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child with a birthday party at the ultimate Playground for Your Mind! A unique place to have a birthday party in Houston.

Celebrate your child with a birthday party at the ultimate Playground for Your Mind! A unique place to have a birthday party in Houston.
Fiddle Sticks Toys

Unique children's gifts! One of the best toy stores in Houston can be found at the Museum. Educational games for all ages.

Unique children's gifts! One of the best toy stores in Houston can be found at the Museum. Educational games for all ages.
Gift Cards

Gift Cards make great gifts for the holidays and birthdays!

Gift Cards make great gifts for the holidays and birthdays!
Fresh Café

Enjoy a healthy meal with fresh salads, preservative-free sandwich bread and vegetarian options prepared daily.

Enjoy a healthy meal with fresh salads, preservative-free sandwich bread and vegetarian options prepared daily.
Host an Event

Looking for a place to hold your next event? Our Museum is an affordable and unique destination that's perfect for guests of all ages.

Looking for a place to hold your next event? Our Museum is an affordable and unique destination that's perfect for guests of all ages.