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Discovery Green

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Address: 1500 McKinney St., Houston, TX
Phone Number: 713-400-7336
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description: This downtown park offers free yoga classes, movie nights and toddler...
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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Great outdoor space

The artwork throughout the park is amazing, interactive areas are ideal for entire family. Close enough to downtown hotels for walking or running. Plenty of places to sit and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Port Deposit, Maryland

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Not much to do but kids will enjoy the fountains. It has bathrooms which is convenient. They need to put more tables and stuff.

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Port Deposit, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The artwork throughout the park is amazing, interactive areas are ideal for entire family. Close enough to downtown hotels for walking or running. Plenty of places to sit and read. Lit trees along side are quite romantic at night.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is a nice place for families. They have a great water center for the kids to run through. The food is a little pricey at the restaurant but it was good.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderful place for parents of young children to visit. The kids seemed to enjoy the water fountain.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I didn't have kids, so the park was kind of lost on me. If you do have kids, or dogs, this is a great place to entertain them. There is a very large playground, splash water park, green space, etc. It's a good place to walk around, and there are plenty of benches and tables in the shade. There is... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The place was located just across my hotel, so I pass by the location quite often. When I have time I sit in the park to have a chat with my friends while also viewing the location. They have several schedule, especially in the weekend, so suggest to look out for the event schedule first prior to visiting this place.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Thank you Houston for this lovely respite. Play. Water down. Chill to Th nite music or Fri nite family flicks. Dog park. Cafe.Lovely sculpture exhibits and landscaping. Green grass to snooze in. Join a festival. Workout. Picnic. It'd be a 10 with a running track. Thank you Houston. This anchors this end of downtown in important ways.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I went on a shoot in the downtown Houston area on July 3 with a very nice couple. One of the spot we landed was at Discovery Green.. This is a fantastic spot for taking pictures. We hit the color wall, the many outdoor art spots, the pond and in front of the G. R Brown convention center. There were... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A wonderful outdoor space right in Downtown, free concerts some evenings, always something interesting to see and do here. Ice skating in winter, boating in summer. Concerts are fun, bring your own chair or blanket, food and drinks. Food and drinks are available but are expensive and not all that good. Restrooms are minimal, there is only the one two... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Park is nice for walks, yoga classes, walking dogs, and away from traffic. There is underground parking, nice shade and a variety of paths, a pond with some fish, some facilities for classes, The Grove Restaurant and is right across from the Convention Center.

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Additional Information about Discovery Green

Address: 1500 McKinney St., Houston, TX
Phone Number: 713-400-7336
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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