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Children's Museum of Houston

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Neighborhood: The Museum District
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Address: 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004-7112
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+1 713-522-1138
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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A magical place - a must when visiting Houston!

How do you describe a place that kids, ages 3 to 12, can’t wait to go and play? I recently took my god daughter (age 7) there and she ran around and around until I got exhausted... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

How do you describe a place that kids, ages 3 to 12, can’t wait to go and play? I recently took my god daughter (age 7) there and she ran around and around until I got exhausted. With every exhibit, there’s something for the mind, the body and the heart. I was drawn to the science experiments and I’m an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

OMGeeee! So many activities for young and old! We originally only expected to spend about 45 minutes with our nephews, until we went inside! To our amazement there were so many activities from rock climbing to science and news reporting activities to a complete indoor climbing stackable disc thing! (not sure what to call it) but our nephews had a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My kids love going here. There is so much to see and do. Not only is it fun, it is educational too. Highly recommend if you are visiting Houston with small children. The only reason it did not get 5 stars is because it came become very crowded and gets messy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Houston is very blessed to have such a healthy, educational, and adventurous Museum just for children of all ages! The toddler room is one of the best places to play with your little one! They are absorbing so much information so quickly, and there you can see what interests them. It is also intriguing to see grown ups crawling around,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I took my GranSon to the Free Thursday and it was nice, just make sure you go early when it is opening or you may be in a long line of Soccer Mom's.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Children's Museum has lots of fun, hands on activities for children. It isn't all aimed at one age group either. There are areas for the very young, as well as areas for elementary age children. There are also areas that would be interesting to all ages, but it is nice to have some areas where the big kids aren't... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My Grandchildren love going to the Children's Museum. From the 3 and 5 year olds through the 9 year old - they really enjoy it - and my 14 year old granddaughter enjoys being with and seeing her younger cousins have fun so it was a total success and a win for us!

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Sulphur, Louisiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Best place in Houston to take kids. You can spend all day. Something for a variety of ages. Food is a little expensive but everything else is well worth the money.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Children's Museum of Houston is one of the best places I have been for taking children or grandchildren that keeps them engaged and hands on, not just observing like an adult museum typically does. Everything from earning "pay" and banking to creating take home fun items is on the menu. Labs, lab coats, experiments and more!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I have never visited a museum quite as much as my son and I visit this one. It's become apart of our monthly scheduling. At least once or twice a month because there's never a dull moment and always something going on for the kids to sink their excitement into. My son is 6 now, and I've been taking him... More 

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