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Children's Museum of Houston

1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004-7112
+1 713-522-1138
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Not for toddlers

Didn't have the best experience here. Went here based on the raving reviews, should have read them... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
naturalme88
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Columbia
via mobile
Massive kids museum

This multi-level kids museum also includes an outdoor play area with water exhibits. I liked the... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
Rather_Nomadic
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Panama City, Florida
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Hands-on interactive exhibits in the areas of science and technology, history and culture, health and human development, and the arts.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“all ages” (152 reviews)
“outdoor water” (34 reviews)
“grocery store” (53 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004-7112
The Museum District
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+1 713-522-1138
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Didn't have the best experience here. Went here based on the raving reviews, should have read them more carefully. We came on a weekday like around noonish, BAD IDEA. I'm pretty sure the museum stays packed but it was kiddie apocalypse - kids running around...More

Thank naturalme88
CMHouston80, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Houston, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

We are so sorry to hear that you did not have an enjoyable experience. We continue to work hard to improve our customer's needs. Crowd control is a major concern of ours and we will use everything you said to help us improve. After 2:00...More

Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This multi-level kids museum also includes an outdoor play area with water exhibits. I liked the mix of educational and play exhibits plus it was a good mix of age appropriate parts. This place can take almost a complete day to see everything. I liked...More

Thank Rather_Nomadic
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This is my 2nd trip with grandchildren, aged 3 & 5. Incredibly educational (for any age!), and more fun than can be described in a simple review. My personal favorite is Kidtropolis. This is a child sized town where the kids can have almost any...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This place is less of a museum and more of an indoor playground. Kids run around and scream, it's more like Chucky Cheese than a museum. I only went because admission was included in the city pass booklet for Houston. Thankfully that meant I only...More

Thank Jacquie P
CMHouston80, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Houston, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2016

Hi, Jacquie, We are so sorry to hear that you did not have an enjoyable experience at the Children's Museum of Houston. We have hands-on and interactive exhibits for children ages 0 and up, that allows them to have fun and walk away with a...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

Plan to spend 3-4 hours to try and do everything in this amazing museum for kids. 3 levels of activities, robotics, water play area with boats, wave gizmo machine, baby chicks and hatching eggs, grocery store shopping, vet clinic, play restaurant, banking, ER vehicles.. goes...More

Thank rrcer
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My daughter and I took my grand-daughter there and WE all had a ball. There is so much for the kids to do and lots of interaction with the exhibits. The staff was just wonderful with getting the kids excited and eager to participate.

Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 28 June 2016

If your kids are into video games only this is not for them. This place is for kids that are really into science/art.

Thank hgavila
CMHouston80, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Houston, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

We really appreciate you taking the time to share your concerns. We hope that your latest experience doesn't stop you from visiting us in the future. We continue to work hard to make sure all of our visitors have an enjoyable experience!

Reviewed 28 June 2016

Lots of opportunities for climbing, pulling, peddling, and experimenting with different learning activities. They love the pneumatic tubes, feeding the ball in and getting pulled through the pipes. The area for building lego racing car and creating rockers is also great. No complaints. Even the...More

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This is a really great place for kids. Especially in the summer for the outdoor water part. Make sure you bring an extra change of clothes for the kiddos. They will love it and not want to leave. It is very interactive for them and...More

Thank Kara M
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is the perfect place to take your kids, grandkids, neighbor's kids, etc. It's just a fun place for kids of all ages! There is something to catch the interest of even the youngest kid. There is a free Family Night - check the web...More

Thank Denise B
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SuzyDee30
22 April 2017|
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Response from CMHouston80 | Property representative |
Hey, Suzy! The Museum recommends arriving early or arriving late during the day. That also depends on the season; during the school year, crowd comfort is at it's best.
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8Natasha4
10 March 2017|
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Response from niedriak | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! There will be a few things he/she can't do, but as opposed to the things your toddler will be able to do- it's worth it. I've been taking my child since he was a little over 1. Great place!
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Sayurisaboo
28 July 2016|
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Response from CMHouston80 | Property representative |
Hi, Sayurisaboo! Thank you for thinking of the Children's Museum of Houston during your layover. The Fresh Cafe inside the Museum serves salads, sandwiches and more. Also, around the Museum, there's Barnaby's Cafe which... More
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