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Children's Museum of Houston

1500 Binz Street, Houston, TX 77004 (The Museum District)
713-522-1138
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As featured in Houston for young kids
Ranked #5 of 165 attractions in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Children's Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Hands-on interactive exhibits in the areas of science and technology, history and culture, health and human development, and the arts.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Mount Holly, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Good place for young kids. Lots of hands-on activities, places to climb, rock walls, science experiments, etc...

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

This place was mind blowing...so much for little ones to do great place for them to wear themselves out.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

This museum is geared to stimulate and entertain kids. The displays are thought provoking. The hands on play is fun. I live in the Med Center so it was a short walk from the Metro rail. Parking on site is a little short, smalll lot across from Museum.

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

A favorite place for the Grand kids to go when they visit. Rated the No.1 Childrens museum in the country is a wonderfull and fun experience

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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Okay, maybe I'm a little biased having worked there 20 years ago (when it was brand new), but it's still a great place to take younger children. So much time and attention are put into the museum to ensure children are not only entertained but involved and learning. It's a must see for children!

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Houston, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is the best children's museum I have visited!! Down stairs in the inspiration station you can mess around with all different types of matter and motion. Very engrossing? The changing exhibits are always good. Finish it off in the water area outside!!! Fun fun fun!

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Alfred,m
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We enjoyed spending the day here with the kids, and they really enjoyed it too. The Museum offers a lot to do for all ages, the older ones enjoyed the making of rockets and planes in the lower level and the small one enjoyed the children’s area on the top floor, but they all love the water area in the... More

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Houston, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My kids have outgrown the Children's Museum now at 9 and 14. But when they were younger we spent many afternoons there. It can get a bit boring if you go too often. The outside water works area is lots of fun in the heat of Houston's summer.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a great place to take kids, not really for teens. This has so many really cool climbing places and things to see and touch. It's so much fun but because it's so big you have to really watch your kids or follow them up and down because one wrong move and they are out of your sight.

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The tot spot is a must visit if you have a little one under 36 months (they are strict about the age limit). Kidtropolis is always fun and kids can spend HOURS there - I know! Outside nature and water-play options are nice too.

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