Children's Museum of Houston
http://cmhouston.org/ | 713-522-1138
About Children's Museum of Houston
Voted America’s No. 1 Children’s Museum” by Parents Magazine, listed among Forbes’ “Best Children’s Museums in the U.S.,” winner of Houston A-List “Best Museum 2012 & 2013” and Nickelodeon Parents’ Picks “Best Museum in Houston 2009 & 2010,” the Children’s Museum of Houston is a Citysearch.com’s nationwide 5-star children’s museum. It is dedicated to transforming communities through innovative, child-centered learning with a vision to spark a passion for lifelong learning in all children. Founded in 1980 and housed in a whimsical building designed by internationally acclaimed architect Robert Venturi, the Children’s Museum of Houston offers a multitude of innovative exhibits and bilingual learning programs for kids ages birth to 12 years. The Museum serves more than 1,100,000 people annually and operates as a 501(c)(3) under the direction of a Board of Directors. It is located at 1500 Binz in Houston’s Museum District. Admission is $9 per person and $8 for seniors 65 years and older and for members of the military. Children under one and Museum Members receive free admission.
Free Family Nights are offered Thursdays from 5 to 8 p.m. courtesy of Laura and John Arnold, Houston Endowment, The Junior League of Houston, Inc., John P. McGovern Foundation, Pi Beta Phi Foundation, and The Wortham Foundation, Inc. Business Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from Noon to 6 p.m. The Museum is open at 9 a.m. on the Second Saturday of every month for Museum Members. MUSEUM OPEN 10 A.M. TO 3 P.M. ON CHRISTMAS EVE AND NEW YEAR’S EVE. The Museum is closed Mondays but open on Federal Holidays, during Houston Independent School District’s Spring Break and during the summer months from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. MUSEUM CLOSED ON THANKSGIVING DAY, CHRISTMAS DAY AND NEW YEAR’S DAY.
For more information, please visit www.cmhouston.org or call (713) 522-1138.