Museum Free Family Night- Children's Museum of Houston | Kids Out and About Houston

Museum Free Family Night- Children's Museum of Houston

On Thursday evenings from 5 to 8 p.m., the Museum hosts Free Family Nights. All admission fees are waived and families are able to come to the Museum and experience everything it has to offer. The free admission provided to visitors not only includes access to all of our hands-on exhibits but to a wide variety of programming that extends from the cultural arts to science and math.

Please note:  During our peak seasons, the Museum utilizes fast passes to allow visitors to enjoy the Kidtropolis exhibit while maintaining optimal crowd comfort. Upon museum entry, the Admissions Booth will distribute fast passes with alotted times to visit Kidtropolis.


5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Parent Resource Library. Storytime is funded by the Houston Pi Beta Phi Foundation where families can participate in sing-alongs and craft activities. Children participating in storytime during Free Family Night also get a free book to take home.
Parking in our garage is $3 during Free Family Night.

Keeping our space safe and family friendly is important. The Museum is designed for children 0 to 13 years of age and their families.  Children younger than 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.  To enter the Museum, your group must include a child.  Private events for adult audiences are exceptions. If you’re an adult without a child interested in visiting the Museum during regular business hours, you may schedule an appointment with our administrator.  A valid ID or driver’s license must be presented upon arrival.

Free Family Nights are courtesy of the Wortham Foundation, Inc., Laura and John Arnold, Kathrine G. McGovern/McGovern Foundation, Houston Pi Beta Phi and The Junior League of Houston, Inc.

*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: 
Erika Yanez
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5-8 pm


0-15 months 15 months - 2 years 2-3 years 4-5 years 6-8 years 9-12 years Teenagers All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids