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Children's Museum of Houston

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Neighborhood: The Museum District
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Address: 1500 Binz Street, Houston, TX 77004
Phone Number: 713-522-1138
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: 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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Good time for the grandkids

My two grandsons thoroughly enjoyed their day at the Children's Museum of Houston! They learned as they played, what could be better!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

My two grandsons thoroughly enjoyed their day at the Children's Museum of Houston! They learned as they played, what could be better!

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Many activities for the kids to explore and most important learn. Exciting and fun plenty of space not much lines and kids just wants to stay.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

the bank and money areas were great and the new room we loved it and prepared to stay at least 3-4 hrs they have a quiet room where parents can rest

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We love the Children's Museum of Houston. The Metropolis city with all the career choices and "real-life" responsibilities and pay checks teach children about the value of hard work. The various science, cultural, and "everyday" city exhibits help parents witness firsthand the activities that spark your child's interest. There is plenty to keep you busy at all ages and levels... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My grandkids were visiting from Fort Worth and I decided to take them to the museum. I had taken them a few years ago but they did not seem to enjoy it much. They are now 8 and 10. this is probably the best age to take them. this time they loved it. They were fascinated by all the exhibits... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This was a very fun place to visit....so many hands on activities the for the kids and adults to do...we spent 3- 4 hours there and never got bored. Your kids will love this place.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

In summer and on weekends it can get a bit crowded but the kids love it, especially 'Kidtropolis' a typical town with shops and businesses where the children can 'work' as employees to earn a paycheck that can then be deposited into their bank account and they can use the cash and their ATM card to make purchases at the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a fantastic place!!!!! I took my baby there and it looked like he was in paradise! He had so much fun!!!!! I was personally in love with this place... very interesting things for kids of all ages... including mine!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Nicely done exhibits..interactive and fun for varied age groups👍🏼 lots of exploration and learning opportunities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

My Grandson loves to visit and I always learn something too! They have a great outdoor water display, so fun in Houston's heat.

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