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

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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!
R.I.V.A.L. ERROR

Those blasted agents got in the way of my plans to drain the Crystal Energy from the Museum.

Those blasted agents got in the way of my plans to drain the Crystal Energy from the Museum.
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.
The 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.
R.I.V.A.L. ERROR

But they won’t get away with this.

But they won’t get away with this.
R.I.V.A.L. ERROR

Little do Angstrom & his precious agents know I, too, have been recruiting my own R.I.V.A.L. agents! HA! It’s not that difficult, you see.

Little do Angstrom & his precious agents know I, too, have been recruiting my own R.I.V.A.L. agents! HA! It’s not that difficult, you see.
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.
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!
R.I.V.A.L. ERROR

You give them pizza, some squishies and make them a few promises which you don’t intend to keep.

You give them pizza, some squishies and make them a few promises which you don’t intend to keep.
R.I.V.A.L. ERROR

I promised each of them a crystal, but the reality is I’m keeping all the crystals and their energy to myself!

I promised each of them a crystal, but the reality is I’m keeping all the crystals and their energy to myself!
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.
R.I.V.A.L. ERROR

It’s only a matter of time until S.E.C.R.E.T. and the Museum breaks under R.I.V.A.L.’s pressure. Then I’ll take what I deserve!

It’s only a matter of time until S.E.C.R.E.T. and the Museum breaks under R.I.V.A.L.’s pressure. Then I’ll take what I deserve!
R.I.V.A.L. ERROR

Vengeance will be mine! THE CRYSTALS AND THEIR ENERGY WILL BE MINE!

Vengeance will be mine! THE CRYSTALS AND THEIR ENERGY WILL BE MINE!
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.
Maker Annex

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

The Chevron-Houston Texans Maker Annex is a place for children to invent, construct and showcase their creative work.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
Group Visits

Make new discoveries about science, the environment, culture, math and the arts with a group visit for kids of all ages for interactive fun.

Make new discoveries about science, the environment, culture, math and the arts with a group visit for kids of all ages for interactive fun.
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.
TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence Recipient

We're pleased to announce that TripAdvisor has awarded us the 2017 Certificate of Excellence! Thank you to all our visitors for your reviews

We're pleased to announce that TripAdvisor has awarded us the 2017 Certificate of Excellence! Thank you to all our visitors for your reviews
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.