What to do with kids in tow?
The Children’s Museum of Houston
The Children’s Museum of Houston offers 20 interactive exhibits including robots, anchoring the news, being elected mayor of Kidtropolis, exploring nanotechnology, mathematics in Cyberchase, water in FlowWorks and a three story tower in PowerTower, along with many more.
Telephone: +1 713 522 1138
Address: 1500 Binz, Houston TX 77004
Admission: $7 USD
Time: Tues – Sat 10am – 6 pm; Thurs: free family nights 5-8 pm; Sunday: noon – 6 pm
The Downtown Aquarium includes over 400 different species of marine life, a 'touch and feed ' discovery reef and rides and games.
Telephone: + 713 223 FISH
Address: 410 Bagby Street at Memorial Drive, Houston TX
Admission: $10.01 USD/adults, $6.77 USD/children
Time: Sun-Thurs 10am – 10 pm., Fri-Sat 10 am – 11pm
The Houston Zoo is a 55 acre zoo located within Herrmann Park. It houses 4,500 animals of over 900 species and is the seventh most visited zoo in the nation. The zoo includes a reptile and amphibian building, a Texas wetlands exhibit, natural encounters exhibit, 23 species of birds, a tropical bird house, an open-air pheasant run and over one thousand fish and marine animals from around the world.
Address: 6200 Golf Course Drive, Houston TX
Admission: $10 USD/adults, $6.00 USD/children