Sensory Friendly Day - Valentine-Themed

February 4, 2024

Children's Museum Houston hosts exclusive Valentine-themed Sensory Friendly event featuring therapy dogs, story times and more!

Monday, Feb. 12, beginning at 10 a.m.


Gear up for a fantastic escape from the sensory overload, specially designed for children with autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorder, and various learning differences, along with their families. Get ready for a private event that transforms the museum into a haven of comfort and enjoyment!  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).  



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

Event Time: 10 am to noon in Tree Top.  


Rising Stars ABA: Learn about Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)as you interact with sensory activities.

Event Time: 10 am to 1 pm in New Kids' Hall.  


Valentine Story Time: Join us for a sweet Valentine reading experience.

Event Times: 11 and 11:30 am and noon in Parent Resource Library.



  • The DIAG: Provides guidance and resources for families with children who have special needs.
  • Workforce Solution: Get info on vocational rehab services for children with disabilities, 14 to 22.
  • Cool Down Room: When things get too exciting, relax in the Celebrations Cool Down room.



Sensory Friendly Day, Feb. 12, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Additional upcoming Sensory Friendly Day at Children’s Museum Houston:  April 15.

At Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center:  April 8.  

Activities, events, and times subject to change.