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Discovery Green

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Neighborhood: Downtown
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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
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This downtown park offers free yoga classes, movie nights and toddler story...

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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The best description I can give is like an oasis in the middle of a cement jungle.... It is a wonderful place to visit with kids, teenagers, family or as a couple. It has so many... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best description I can give is like an oasis in the middle of a cement jungle.... It is a wonderful place to visit with kids, teenagers, family or as a couple. It has so many things to offer, my favorites are the seasonal exhibits, Saturdays flea market (check the schedule, is once a month) and the deck dog show... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This downtown space is amazing for kids and adults. There are regular events hosted throughout the week and on weekends in the beautiful space. I've attended concerts, movies, festivals and shows. Check out their website to see a calendar of events that might interest you. Have fun!

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Thank Boldgoldie
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to Discovery Green on a recent trip to visit my son in Houston. On Friday night we took the free Green Bus from his apartment to Discovery Green (every other major city could learn something from public transportation in Houston). Had an amazing evening as the park was full of people from all ages and backgrounds searching for Pokemon!!!... More 

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Thank Marjorie H
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have attended many events in this park and I have enjoyed myself each time. It is a great place to go for events.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This park is AWESOME for Pokémon Go! There were probably 2000 people in the park catching all kinds of fun Pokémon. Even if you don't play, it is fun to watch everyone.

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Thank Jenn M
Hayward, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Highlights here are The Grove Restaurant, Kinder Lake and Jones Lawn. People come here to do yoga, walk, bike, read, etc. Also have kiddie rides and concession stands. The convention center is across the street getting a make over for the Super Bowl in 2017.

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Thank Flounder B
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great place for everyone.. with a variety of things per month, music, games, for kids, movies, rallies.. food.

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here from Canada during a very steamy late July and needed somewhere to cool off. The kids had an absolute blast running around the fountains. It was a Saturday and there had to be over a hundred kids playing just in the main fountain alone! There were snacks, a playground, a festival and band was setting up to.... More 

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Thank Dave N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love walking this area. Not to mention how amazing it becomes when there are concerts. More then likely the concerts are free image that. Take the family camp out on the hill and catch some thrills

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Thank Shon K
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We strolled through the Discovery Green on a hot July afternoon. My teenager talked my older son into paddling around the lagoon for 15 minutes. A fun $5 per person diversion. The green was clean and pretty. Lots of art and nature to look at and lots of shade to hide from the sun.

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