Museum Hours

Temporarily closed
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We’re Back!

America’s #1 Children’s Museum will reopen on Tuesday, June 8.

Get ready to come back to Houston’s only museum designed exclusively for children! The Museum features exhibits that will excite, engage and inspire your kids in a whole new way. Tickets will go on sale in mid-May. Members enjoy priority access and exclusive benefits. Become a member today!  

In the meantime, take a virtual trip to the Museum with All-Time Access! Learn more.

Ticket Pricing
Children Under 1
Free
Adults and Children (Ages 1+)
$12
Senior Citizens (Age 65+)
$11
Members of Military with Active ID
$10
SECRET Spy Game
$7*
*Not including General Admission

Keeping our space safe and family-friendly is important. To enter the museum, your group must include a child age 12 or under.

Keeping You Safe
We’re following CDC cleaning and safety guidelines – requiring face masks for ages 2+, maintaining 6-feet of social distance, booking timed entries, and more. Check out our complete list of health and safety practices.

Museum Hours

Currently closed
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
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Saturday
Closed
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Ways to Save

Lone Star Cardholders (including SNAP, TANF 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. Please note, there are limited number of walk-up tickets are available.

Online reservations are strongly encouraged.  Enter promotional code TXAP when you reserve your online tickets.

Free Family Night

Free admission is available to everyone every Thursday night, 5 pm - 8 pm. The only requirement is that you bring a child with you! You can reserve tickets HERE.

Funding courtesy of Laura and John Arnold, William J. Hill, Houston Endowment, The Junior League of Houston, Inc., LUKOIL Overseas Offshore Projects, Inc., John P. McGovern Foundation, Houston Pi Beta Phi Foundation and The Wortham Foundation, Inc.

Open Doors

Our Open Doors Program works with non-profit organizations which serve low-income families to ensure everyone can visit the museum at their convenience.  There is no charge to become an Open Doors Partner. LEARN MORE about Open Doors and become a partner today!

Active Military with ID

$10 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. Enter promotional code ACTMIL when you reserve your online tickets.

Bank of America Museums on Us® Program

Admission is free for Bank of America cardholders the first FULL weekend of the month. Offer only valid for the cardholder. Must show valid Bank of America card. Walk-ups permitted.

Our Mission

We transform communities through innovative, child-centered learning.

About Us

Approaching 40 years of operation, we are recognized as one of the world’s leading children’s museums.

Support Us

When you support us, you can feel confident that your contribution directly benefits the children of Houston.