Museum Hours

Now open Tuesday through Saturday
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Closed
Closed
10 am - 6 pm
10 am - 6 pm
10 am - 8 pm
10 am - 6 pm
10 am - 6 pm

We’re Back!

America’s #1 Children’s Museum is open.

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.

*Please Note: Advanced online ticket reservations are required to enter.
No walk-up visits will be admitted. Museum Members and CityPASS holders can visit without a prior reservation however, we highly encourage advance registration to ensure availability.


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

See all the ways to save on tickets! SEE DISCOUNTS

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

Mask Up and Play Safe
We are committed to the safety of children, visitors, and our staff and follow CDC COVID-19 guidelines. All visitors ages 2+ must wear a mask covering their nose and mouth while inside the Museum. Visitors who do not follow this requirement will be asked to leave. We will update our policies according to the CDC guidelines.

Museum Hours

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Closed
Closed
10 am - 6 pm
10 am - 6 pm
10 am - 8 pm
10 am - 6 pm
10 am - 6 pm

Ways to Save and Promo Codes
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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! Reservations open every Monday for the upcoming Free Family Night. As we are still operating at a reduced capacity, please note there are a limited number of tickets available. RESERVE NOW

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.

Is the Museum a ASTC Passport participant?

Members of the ASTC Passport Program are eligible for free general admission to museums located more than 90 miles from their affiliated museum. Members may receive free admission for the number of people designated by their corresponding membership level. We recommend you reserve your tickets in advance to guarantee admission. If you are visiting from another museum, please enter promo code CMHASTC when you reserve your online tickets.

You will need to present your membership card at the box office to gain admission.

Bank of America Museums on Us® Program

Admission is free for Bank of America cardholders the first Saturday of the month. Offer only valid for the cardholder. You will need to present your Band of America card at the box office to gain admission.

Big Fun and Big Savings

Whether our just visiting or a regular, we've got ways for you to save on admission and access all that we have to offer.

CityPASS

Save 47% on admission to the top 5 Houston attractions.

Museum Membership

Membership pays for itself in just 3 visits!