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Children's Museum of Houston

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Neighbourhood: The Museum District
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Address: 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004-7112
Phone Number: +1 713-522-1138
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Hands-on interactive exhibits in the areas of science and technology,...

Hands-on interactive exhibits in the areas of science and technology, history and culture, health and human development, and the arts.

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Children field trip

My daughter enjoyed this trip. Kids had lots of fun building paper airplane and parachute. The jungle gym seems to be her favorite.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter enjoyed this trip. Kids had lots of fun building paper airplane and parachute. The jungle gym seems to be her favorite.

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Cypress, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Children's Museum of Houston does not disappoint. My daughter loves it here. She learns while having fun!

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Thank KishaSmalls
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great museum, although not quite as good as San Antonio's in my view (or maybe that's because we visited that one first). There were SO many school kids on excursion there, which made it really hard to enjoy the experience with my kids. They were all gone in the afternoon, so I'd recommend going later in the... More 

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CMHouston80, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Houston, responded to this review

Hi AussieJayne! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're glad to hear your family enjoyed our Kidtropolis exhibit and had a wonderful time. Unfortunately, overcrowding is one of our biggest issues. To avoid crowds, we usually suggest arriving early when we open at 10 a.m. or arriving after 2 p.m. when our... More 

Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boys 8 and 5 really enjoyed coming here. They have so much to see, do and experience. From creating rocketships, grocery shopping, fitness center. Lots of science things. ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT.

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Edmonton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the museum mid-week in the afternoon and had a fantastic time. It appeals to all ages, from toddlers through to teens, with great interactions. There was an invention station that provided kids (and adults!) a chance to use air currents to launch rockets and paper airplanes; work with 3D printers; and use machine coding. How incredibly stimulating for... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Without a doubt, this is worth every penny and minute (hours) you spend here. We weren't sure, but had purchased passes using a Groupon or Living Social special. Forgot we had them - luckily remembered and made an impromptu overnight trip. We absolutely loved every minute we spent there. Don't miss it!1 ((As a side note - I do believe... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 3 year old was upstairs in the age appropriate Toddler area which is all soft surroundings. The 5 year old was downstairs enchanted with the inside phone- TV on the robot and out side water experiences

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is always a win-win outing!!! The kids will be plum tuckered out after a morning/afternoon at the Children's Museum! I say either morning or afternoon because I couldn't take anymore of running around, chasing after the little ones - I have twin boys and they can M-O-V-E!!! Even though those twins are now teenagers, we still go with out-of-town... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never been to a children's museum before this, and we loved it. It covers kids from 3 to teenage. We had super good time

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Orange, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we go to Houston, my daughter always requests to go here. This visit we had to deal with a major elementary school outing. We also experienced attractions here, where the parents or chaperones failed to provide adequate supervision. Our visit improved immensely, once these groups had left. This is a good museum that teaches kids, without the kids realizing... More 

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