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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually from September 15-October 15. This special event acknowledges the history, culture, and contributions of Americans whose ancestry can be traced to Latin American countries including Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. It is also a celebration of the independence of many Latin American countries such as: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, Chile and Mexico.

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At Children's Museum Houston, Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to learn about the achievements of Hispanic people, as well as celebrate their culture through activities, and live performances.


Starry Sky Chalk Landscape

Create your own version of Van Gogh’s Starry Night using chalk!

Location: Art Academy

Thunder Clouds and Static Furs

Two activities!

Learn why storm clouds are called cumulonimbus and how lightning forms! Each guest will create a thunder cloud to take with them!

Learn about static electricity by using animal furs!

Location: EcoStation

Banderas de Países Hispanohablantes Banner

Color and display one, two, or more than twenty flags of Spanish-speaking countries!

Location: Junktion

Hojalata Mirror

Design your own mirror in the style of Mexican tin art known as hojalata.

Location: Junktion

Tissue Paper Flowers

Try your hand at Mexican paper art as you learn how to make these fun tissue paper flowers.

Location: Junktion

Fishing for Numbers

Create a number recognition activity.

Location: Math Cart

Constellation Art + Moon Phase Sheet + Demos

Use star stickers, black construction paper, and white crayons to create some common (or custom!) constellations.

Location: Science Station

Weight in Space

Heavier objects bend the space-time more than others. See how much you weigh on Earth, the moon, and Jupiter!

Location: Science Station

Acid-Base Neutralization & Brain Hat

Learn about the acidic environment in the stomach, while demonstrating how certain compounds can neutralize an environment that is too acidic.

Learn about the different parts of our brain by crafting your very own brain hat.

Location: Power Science Lab


Explore stop motion and other animations!

Location: Inventor's Workshop and Maker Annex

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


1500 Binz
Houston, TX, 77004
United States


Contact name: 
Henry Yau
Email address: 
10 AM – 6 PM
General Admission


All Ages