Halloween Sensory Friendly Day at Children's BOO!seum Houston

October 4, 2023

Children's BOO!seum Houston hosts exclusive Sensory Friendly event featuring Houston Ballet, therapy dogs, spooky stories and more!

Monday, Oct. 16, beginning at 10 a.m.

Children’s BOO!seum Houston invites you to an exclusive Halloween event for children with Autism.  Sensory Friendly Day is an opportunity for kids with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to explore the Museum.  Doors will be closed to the public.  There will be no music and sound-reducing headphones will be available.  Outside food and drinks will be allowed (Fresh Café will be closed).  



Houston Ballet’s Creative Movement:  Work on your fine and gross motor skills by designing ballerinas.

Event Time:  From 10 a.m. to noon in Kids’ Hall.


Faithful Paws:  Experience unconditional love and furry comfort with trained therapy pets.

Event Time: From 10 a.m. to noon in Kids’ Hall.


Sensory Resources:  Visit with ACES for developmental, behavioral, community resources.

Event Time:  From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Kids’ Hall.


Cognitive Development Lab:  Explore learning processes with UH students.

Event Time:  From 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Kids’ Hall.

Halloween Story Time:  Join us for a spooky, interactive Halloween reading experience!  

Event Time: At 11 and11:30 a.m. and noon in Parent Resource Library.



Sensory Friendly Day, Oct. 16, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Additional upcoming Sensory Friendly Days at Children’s Museum Houston:

  • Dec. 18, 2023
  • Feb. 12, 2024
  • April 15, 2024

At Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center:

  • Oct. 30, 2023
  • April 8, 2024

***Activities, events, and times subject to change.