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Children's Museum of Houston

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  • Excellent74%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages”(165 reviews)
“outdoor water”(38 reviews)
“grocery store”(60 reviews)
Hands-on interactive exhibits in the areas of science and technology, history and culture, health and human development, and the arts.
Hours Today: Closed
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
As featured in 5 days in Houston
1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004-7112
The Museum District
+1 713-522-1138
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 31, 2011

The children museum is a great place to also take young children, ages three or less. There is this great hidden area specially for them called "TOT SPOT" it is in the third level, one of the hidden gems at the children's museum. The area...More

3  Thank lauralozano
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 7, 2011

Today was just awful, I have been here many times over the last many years, before and after remodeling with my 2 children. However, as a family DO NOT go during the Summer Months, it is completely catered to YMCA Groups and Daycares and trust...More

10  Thank ResortsAllTheWay
CMHouston80, Executive Director at Children's Museum of Houston, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2011

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review regarding your recent visit to the Children's Museum of Houston. The opinions of our visitors are vitally important to us, and as crowd control is one of our major concerns, I want to assure you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids are picky but love this place; love the section where you can act like you have a job in various occupations. Clean, well kept and fun.

1  Thank 384kevinf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful museum for children . Wide variety of interesting activities for kids. Worth the trip again and again.

Thank Eleanor L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very impressed with the types of activities designed for the kids. What impresses me even more is the fact that anyone can get in for free every first Sunday of the month with a Bank of America Credit or Debit card. Just show...More

Thank RyanIsTall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is fun! You can see that kids enjoy the displays, games, and the challenging games they Offer. Parents, be ready To be in a very crowded space. If you have young kids, keeping an eye on them and keeping in check their enthusiasm...More

Thank Graciela W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took my 15 month old son to the Children's museum and he had a ball. The entire second floor is made for his age group with both an outdoor and indoor space. He was able to roam free and climb, touch, crawl and run...More

Thank Morgan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This interactive science experiance is a must for all age children. Great for a school trip or weekend family excursion.. Parents will love it too!!

Thank cheryljakers
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great minds think alike and the creators of this enclosed children's museum of imaginative wonders is a great place to take elementary age kids for a full morning or afternoon of entertainment. Interactivity is one of the great features as well as a number of...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed October 14, 2018

I admit that I had low expectations the first time I took my children to the Houston Children’s Museum. As we wandered through the place, I felt that place was living down to my expectations. I have no idea how many times we have been...More

Thank MutantMiscreant
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Great museum with tons of activities for kids & adults of all ages. Lots of interactive things for every interest. Even the food was good at the cafe

Thank Thetravelingq
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This is very nice large interactive children's museum, a lot of variety, lots of stuff going on for kids with different interests and of different ages. One of the better children's museums we've been to. Our daughter definitely enjoyed it!

Thank Alex G
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November 7, 2018|
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Response from rebdante | Reviewed this property |
I think a 13-year-old can have a great time there. So can adults. If you go on a Thursday, there is no admission fee so even if he / she doesn’t Like it, you don’t have to stay long
November 7, 2018|
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Response from cheryljakers | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think so there are a lot of interactive things to do and it is just a cool place to be. It's close enough to other museums that you can walk to if they get bored.
September 6, 2018|
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Response from CMHouston80 | Property representative |
The Children's Museum does have birthday party packages! Contact Birthday Party Coordinator Anna Nguyen 713.535.7212