Children's Museum Houston

Children's Museum of Houston

A trip to the Children's Museum of Houston can be a fun and educational experience for the entire family. The museum is located in the Museum District of Houston, Texas, which is a hub for culture, arts, and education. Visitors can reach the museum by using METRORail, METROBus, or their own vehicle. Children's Museum Houston

Visitors can expect to explore a variety of innovative exhibits at the Children's Museum of Houston. Some of these include EcoStation, Invention Convention, Tot*Spot, and Power Tower. There are also several workshops and special events for the whole family to enjoy. These are offered throughout the year. For example, every Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m., there is a free family night at the museum.

Parents can choose from a range of bilingual learning programs for their children. Workshops are available in art, science, engineering, and health. Additionally, volunteers are always welcome to help with the exhibits. Volunteers are required to commit to a minimum of 75 hours a year.

In addition to the museum's diverse collection of exhibitions, there is also a cafe that offers healthy food options. Fresh Cafe uses fresh ingredients and preservative-free bread. It also has a number of tables for visitors to sit and eat. Although visitors may bring their own food into the museum, they cannot eat it in the exhibit galleries.

The museum is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with some exhibits closed on Thursday. To help families with young children, Children's Museum Houston offers a Parent Resource Library that contains a wide selection of activity sheets and parenting guides. Local educators are available on a regular basis to answer questions about child development.

Children's Museum Houston has also been named one of the top five children's museums in the United States by Forbes magazine. Located in a whimsical building designed by internationally acclaimed architect Robert Venturi, the museum serves over 1 million children annually.

Children's Museum Houston is a member of the National Association of Children's Museums. Membership is available at the box office and online. Members are eligible for a discounted parking rate and discounts on Fiddle Sticks toys. They can also enjoy free admission on certain dates.

Children's Museum of Houston offers a range of events throughout the year. These include New Year's Noon, a New Year's celebration for kids that have been going on for more than 30 years. Also, the annual Friends and Families Luncheon raises funds for the museum's programming.

The museum has received awards from the International Association of Children's Museums, Nickelland Parent's Picks, and Parents magazine. It is also ranked the #1 children's museum in the United States by Parents and KPRC-TV.

The Children's Museum of Houston has 90,000 square feet of exhibits. With its innovative approach to learning, the museum is committed to transforming communities. Founded in 1980, the museum was created by a group of Houston parents.

Dedicated to the education of children, the museum seeks to reduce the effects of poverty on learning. This is achieved through engaging the museum's significant child population with 21st-century skills.