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Children's Museum of Houston

Address: 1500 Binz Street, Houston, TX 77004 (The Museum District)
Phone Number: 713-522-1138
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Ranked #4 of 126 Attractions in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Hands-on interactive exhibits in the areas of science and technology...
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Type: Children's Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Great for taking kids to learn about science. Fun for adults too. If you are bored this weekend, load up the kids and just go.

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Galveston Island, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

So much fun for the kids. Lot of things for them to see and do. We had a great time.Just pack a nice lunch and enjoy the time you spend with your kids there.

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Austin, Texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
56 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

My kids never get tired of this museum as there is so much to see and do. Here are my tips for parents: - carry as little as possible - wear comfortable shoes - some rooms were very cold so I took a light sweater with me for those times when my kids wanted to stay a long time in... More 

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Great place to take kids in summer-time: can spend much of a day enjoying all the interactive exhibits. Particularly good that exhibits all do stick accurately to the science being explained

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Tokyo, Japan
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8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Wonderful museum for children of all ages from tinies to much older children. Brilliant indoor and outdoor exhibits and things to do including a very fun outdoor water area. Annual membership options make this a wonderful resource.

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Burke, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I make it a point to visit the children's museum with my sons (7 and 4 years old) whenever there is one in any city we happens to be visiting. For that reason we have visited several of them in the recent years. I must say that the Houston museum is by far the best one (Greenville SC being the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I took my 4 yr old grandson to the CM and I was completely overwhelmed! This was my 1st visit, although my little one had been there several times before. My average rating is due to the lack of staff helping to direct you how things work, and where to start. There is SO much 'stuff' inside and so much... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place was nice to visit but there was no set agenda of what to do with a toddler that can eat arts and crafts. I guess there was something I missed upon admission. I'll wait until they get older and try again later.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My five year old enjoyed this museum. Our local museum is a lot smaller. He enjoyed all the hands on exhibits and fun items to touch and feel. He loved playing in the outdoor water area. We had lunch in the cafe that was a bit expensive but it was good. Lots of healthy snacks available too. We spent four... More 

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Children's Museum Of Houston located AT 1500 BINZ is the perfect place to take children for a day of learning and exploring. I had a family pass so my grandkids, 2 2 yr-olds and1 9yr-old were ready to go..There were so many interesting exhibits that captured their attention regardless of their age. Be prepared to do a lot of... More 

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