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Children's Museum of Houston

1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004-7112
+1 713-522-1138
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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” (148 reviews)
“outdoor water” (34 reviews)
“grocery store” (52 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004-7112
The Museum District
+1 713-522-1138
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I took my 6 years old to the children's museum and she enjoyed all the different manual activities and the water area. She spent time at each of the exhibitions and enjoyed painting too! great day with the kids!

Thank Blanca Y
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having been to other Children's Museums we were excited to visit, but walked away disappointed. Many of the exhibits were broken, it was ridiculously crowded to the point that it was difficult to move, and the museum was difficult to navigate with kids ages 2-13....More

Thank Gordon1123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fabulous way to keep your children entertained and at the same time learn a little.There are 3 floors chock full of hands on activities for children of all ages. Very impressive

Thank Coltonvic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've taken my kids to this meuseum many times over the years and they absolutely love it. There are numerous stations and activities for the kids to keep themselves entertained. They fill up quick, so go early to avoid the crowds.

Thank TonyHaywardisme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The children's museum is three floors with most exhibits being on the main level. There's also a large tot spot for younger kids. We can stay here for an entire day easily. There is also lots of staff keeping things clean. The only downside is...More

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thrilling and adventurous for little ones who will be overcome with all the active attractions and fun things to see and do. Be prepared to keep moving to keep up with active tots and preschoolers on their journey through the exciting and imaginative world of...More

Thank Sanders93
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for your kids to learn and not even know it because they are having way too much fun. They offer great hands on exhibits and is fun for the whole family. The staff there seem to really enjoy their jobs. Bring ypur own...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My niece loved this place! She liked the city and using a debit card, having a job at vet clinic and serving food at Niko Niko's. It really helps kids learn about money, responsibilities. The art studio was fun too! My niece also liked the...More

Thank Travlerlee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I are both engineers and we love places like this where kids get to do creative hands-on activities that are both fun and educational. We loved the invention area in the basement where we and our 5 yo daughter made gliders, parachutes...More

Thank Traveler-Kaye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There were many school groups there when we went so it was packed. The children's museum in Dallas sells you a ticket to come at a certain time to keep it from being too crowded. Houston should probably do that. They need more activities for...More

Thank Yorlive
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
what is least busy time/day
23 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.
Is this appropriate for a 2yr old?
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!
layover in Houston next Thursday 9-9. we are planning on renting car and visiting children's museum with the kids 8 and 10. looking for fun dinner ideas near airport (bush) , children's museum or in between.
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