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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 171 attractions in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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 older children, Activities for young children
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Went to let my 7 year old play and learn, but there were so many people there we basically were just jostled from one activity to another. I know there were people working there but it seemed like they had just given in to the chaos also. Don't go on Sunday afternoon. The activities they had were good and u... More

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Houston TX
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

... Loved it! Noisy and exciting, lots to do and see. We thought the exhibit on Vietnam was interesting and well done.

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Houston, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This is a great activity for kids even though I feel much of the comprehension is for kids 10-15 years old, my nephews 8 and 5, have a ton of fun. There's all sorts of things to do including outdoor feature. I bring me nephews every time they visit houston ( twice a year). Bring a change of clothes for... More

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California, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

There was a lot of us that went to the Children's Museum. It was a lot of fun for the children. Not so much for the adults.

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Houston, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

I took my kids when they were small and now I am taking my grandkids.. it contiunes to be a fantastic place for kids and kids at heart. . So much to see and do and the kids will learn while having fun... I great place to spend the day ..

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

I took my daughters-in-law and 3 of my grandkids yesterday after lunch, having read reviews online that the afternoons are less crowded. The children are ages 4, 5 and 7. We have been to this museum several times before and usually we have a great time. Yesterday, the place was so crowded that you could not walk without being jostled... More

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

Kim, we’re so sorry that rowdy summer groups caused you to have a bad experience at the Museum. As you mention in your comment, we do require a chaperon to child ratio of 1 to 10. We also limit the number of groups that visit the Museum at any given time. Each of our summer groups receives advance information on... More

Dallas, Texas
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82 reviews 82 reviews
26 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

There was NOTHING to dislike about this museum. There so much to do, it's AMAZING. A must do if you have kiddos in Houston!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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68 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great and fun activities for kids!! Our toddler grand child loves the museum. She is able to walk around and there are lots of exhibits and activities with bright colors and shapes to keep her happy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Very nice...to crowded...went on free day big mistake...will pay next time to avoid croud...cafe food was not good...got money back...the hotdog look real bad...

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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71 reviews 71 reviews
24 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This place is a great place to spend a day with kids. It is very interactive. There are tons of activities for the kids. My children are ages 6 and 9 and they loved it. We would definitely go again.

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