Explore Abilities gives families the opportunity to enjoy the entire Museum at their own pace and also participate in the special activities occurring that day. These exclusive events include the following modifications:
Registration is required for this event.
Museum Story Guides have been created to help you and your child familiarize yourself with the Museum and its exhibits before your visit. Written from a child’s perspective, the guides can be helpful in planning which exhibits to visit and in which order:
If you would like to bring a group of 15+ please contact:
Howdy Homemade Ice Cream
We all scream for ice cream! Children's Museum Houston is excited to welcome this company on a relentless pursuit to create jobs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Learn more about them while supporting their mission with a $3 ice cream scoop!
Join museum educators for an interactive story time to kick off spooky season.
Smiles and Fur Friends Houston
Volunteers bring their specially trained and certified personal pets to bring unconditional love and furry comfort.
Loving furiends bring their personal pets to share cuddles to comfort our special guests.
Creative Movement with Houston Ballet
Expression through movement is fun! Houston Ballet brings its Adapted Dance Offsite program to the Museum.
A premier provider of therapy services for children on the Autism Spectrum and their families, BlueSprig joins us to share information on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and how they work with families to provide the best services for their needs.
Designed in partnership with the Meyer Center for Developmental Pediatrics and Autism Center at Texas Children’s Hospital