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Discovery Green

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Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Address: 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-4011
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+1 713-400-7336
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06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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This downtown park offers free yoga classes, movie nights and toddler story...

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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Our go to place for a little green time in the park, lovely water features and playground for the kids.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our go to place for a little green time in the park, lovely water features and playground for the kids.

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Thank Paul M
Murrieta, California
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552 reviews
334 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Discovery Green is very close to the convention center and has a lot of space for running around. There is a fountain for the kids to run through and always something going on for adults to do.

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Apex, North Carolina
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409 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The park is open, green, and has great walking paths which are covered with oak trees. Water fountains and well laid out. Several hotels, the convention center, and a few bar/restaurants surround the park. Bike rental available via BCYCLE (download the app to get started).

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Thank Peter W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Always something going one here with flea markets on the weekend, yoga classes outside, ice skating in winter etc. Relaxing place for a walk in the midst of the sky scrapers downtown.

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Batavia, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited Discovery Green at the recommendation of family and hotel staff. It was just blocks from our hotel, and there was a lot to see and do!

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This park in Downtown Houston has become a goto place for Festivals, Concerts, and just a hang out spot in downtown. It is across the street from the Convention Center. Nice Pond, shady areas to just sit and relax. Several restaurants surrounding it. Such a great addition to the downtown area.

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Plano, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family visited from out of town and stayed at the Marriott Marquis across the street. From the moment we arrived, our boys did not want to leave Discovery Green. The water fountains, pond, and playground are wonderfully designed. We visited on an evening they played live jazz and we all really enjoyed the band and ambiance. On Saturday, the... More 

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Thank Jose G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were meeting at the Hilton Americas for several days and it had rained the first two days. However, on the third day I was fortunate enough to walk across the street and enjoy a lovely, relaxing stroll through Discovery Green within the downtown area of Houston across from the Convention Center and Hilton. It was a lovely area to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love discovery green, it is a great place to enjoy green areas in a family environment. It is surrounded by the Hilton Americas, on of the best hotels in town, as well as George Brown Convention Center.

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Houston, Texas
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63 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The day I visited was very hot and dry, and the park seemed much smaller than I expected. There wasn't much there, probably won't go back.

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