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Discovery Green: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Open today: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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“downtown houston”(112 reviews)
“green space”(54 reviews)
This downtown park offers free yoga classes, movie nights and toddler story times. The park has a playground, spray fountain and Mist Tree, great for hot Houston days. Enjoy free WiFi and open air reading rooms, or borrow balls or games.
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Hours Today: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-4011
+1 713-400-7336
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It a nice green pause in the middle of downtown with 2 little lakes.Douring the summertime there are always free events .

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Enea M
Reviewed September 9, 2019

This place is across from the convention center and if you like art you are in for a treat. It’s a beautiful picturesque place that’s tree lined with pops of color everywhere. There’s benches and water features so that you can relax and release. There’s...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank bonnie2925
Reviewed August 31, 2019

A very clean and neat green area in the middle of downtown Houston. Additionally, place of some exhibitions just like the one mounted by Google which we saw - the park was full of illuminated cubes. Wonderful experience!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tadeusz Ż
Reviewed August 10, 2019

We came to Houston for a ballgame and made a list of paid experiences (museums/aquariums/zoos/etc.) we could do while in town. Upon arriving at our hotel we noticed Discovery Green and opted to enjoy the free outdoor space with our kids. The kids loved the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank barkja
Reviewed August 7, 2019

Beautiful green space right in the heart of downtown. Over the course of the year, I've come here for ice skating, roller skating, screen on the green outdoor movies, and the various bazaars/popup events they have. I've also come here to simply stroll around with...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank sanakf
Reviewed August 3, 2019

Very kid friendly, especially in the summer where they can enjoy a foundation designed for jumping around. Two restaurants (1 casual, plus The Grove which is delightful). Depending on special events there are food trucks, live music, flea markets, and other entertainment such as an...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank festusbodine
Reviewed August 2, 2019

Discovery Green is a new area, very pretty, very colorful and joyful, perfect if you want a little escape in downtown.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Andreea S
Reviewed July 28, 2019

I so enjoyed visiting. I took a free yogi and Thai Chi class. I enjoyed relaxing in chairs and watching everyone. I wish that my city had a wonderful place like this.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Teshea B
Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

In the heart of Downtown convention area. Check the calendar. Many events on the stage (picnic on the lawn ) they sell beer on site. Being non alcoholic in plastic and a blanket. Separate lawns for kids and various activities. Art space Lake! It cools...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sharon H
Reviewed July 21, 2019

Beautiful park Downtown Houston. Kids can run through the water jets to cool off. You can kayak. And there is a cafe to grab a bite to eat.

Date of experience: July 2019
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February 21, 2017|
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Response from Vishak2000 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure whether you ended up meeting your boyfriend and got it filmed! We have awesome night lights all over Houston and it depends where you want to go!!! I personally like Woodlands around Woodland Waterway as it is... More
donna f
February 4, 2017|
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Response from Vishak2000 | Reviewed this property |
Usually you can carry those with you! But be mindful of people around you.
Linda V
May 25, 2016|
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Response from Caramco | Reviewed this property |
no outside alchol in the park,no glass containers,the restaurants however they sell it.