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Discovery Green

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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“downtown houston”(104 reviews)
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-4011
+1 713-400-7336
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Reviewed today

This is a breathing place in the downtown Houston. Green area with trees and birds. A very idea place for kids.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JoyShurjo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The kids love to play in the water feature / splash pad - bring swim suits and towels. The playground is also great. There is a decent gift shop if you need something and lots of snack / food options. We always stop at Phoenicia...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TeresaCassar
Reviewed yesterday

Large park but very condensed with lots of people and no parking. Interesting sculptures but nothing worth paying for the parking.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank c0urtney00
Reviewed 2 days ago

Discovery Green became a safe place for all the people of Houston in Downtown Houston. We love it as we went there on few occasion and attended for different outdoor programs. Houston needs more outdoor places like that.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Eric D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spring Break and bored? Go to Discovery Green and see what is going on for free. My kids liked the exhibits there and never complained.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pattim970
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are lots of activities, musicians, food, the skating rink, the water boats, the carriage ride. Everyone can find the things to do here. The atmosphere is nice and vibrant!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ChandlerTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked through here on the way between my hotel and the Grotto Italian Restaurant. It was 10 at night, and it was busy, but not overly so. Kids were playing, people were walking dogs, families were out for an evening stroll, there was ice skating,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jinzoningen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A day out with the family was so much fun since we decided to go to Discovery Green. Lots to see and tons of space for a 2 year old to run around. Great place In Houston!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Zaharasdad0522
Reviewed February 13, 2019

This is a very nice oasis in downtown Houston. Within walking distance of many downtown hotels and the Toyota Center plus Astros Baseball field , it has event venues, shops and a nice water feature as well. While Houston doesn't have mountains or oceans to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JohnAndEllenTX
Reviewed February 12, 2019

we spent a few hours walking around the green visiting shops and checking out the local restaurants and bars. this is a nice place to hang out and enjoy downtown

Date of experience: February 2019
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February 21, 2017|
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Response from Vishak2000 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure whether you ended up meeting your boyfriend and got it filmed! We have awesome night lights all over Houston and it depends where you want to go!!! I personally like Woodlands around Woodland Waterway as it is... More
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February 4, 2017|
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Response from Vishak2000 | Reviewed this property |
Usually you can carry those with you! But be mindful of people around you.
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May 25, 2016|
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Response from Caramco | Reviewed this property |
no outside alchol in the park,no glass containers,the restaurants however they sell it.