To ensure a comfortable visitor experience, advanced online ticket reservations are highly encouraged. Keep in mind only a limited number of tickets will be available for walk-ups daily.
Please enter the corresponding promotional code in your cart to receive your admission discount. Don't forget to bring the required documentation with your online reservation to gain admission. If you have an expired pass from 2020 it will be accepted upon your arrival.
Active Military with ID
$13 tickets are available for active military personnel and their families. Valid for up to 6 individuals per visit; may not be combined with any other discount or offer. Active military member must be present to receive discount.
ASTC Travel Passport
Members of the ASTC Passport Program receive free admission for the number of people designated by their corresponding membership level. You will need to present your membership card at the box office to gain admission.
First, purchase CityPASS online for immediate, paperless mobile delivery. Next, reserve your ticket using one of the promo codes below. Bring your CityPASS and timed tickets to the Museum box office for entry. With CityPASS, you’ll save 51% off admission to Houston’s top 5 attractions. Learn more ➜
Already visited Kemah Boardwalk and still want to visit Children's Museum Houston? CityPASS holders can save $3 on admission. Use the code below to reserve and present your CityPASS upon arrival.
Lone Star Card (TANF, SNAP and WIC)
Lone Star Card admission program allows general free admission for up to 6 individuals receiving TANF, SNAP and WIC benefits. Card holders must present their award letter for the current month or, the app on their phone with their expiration date, a recent receipt that shows that they are using their cards. The Lone Star Card holder of record must be present to gain admission WIC recipients may show their current shopping list or a store receipt that shows the date within the month that they’re visiting.
Benefit recipients and card holders receive free admission for up to 6 individuals. You will need to present your passes for admission.
- Open Doors: CMHOD6
- FLIP: FLIP6
- Para Los Niños: PLN6
- Parent Stars: PSTAR6
- Welcome Baby: WBABY6