Kids Activities in El Campo

Admission for Two or Four, or One-Year Individual or Family Membership at Matagorda County Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Matagorda County Museum

Bay City

Recreations and real artifacts depict important county events; kids explore a 19th-Century replica town with a schoolhouse, corral, and more

$8 $5

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Rosenberg Railroad Museum (Up to 47% Off)

Rosenberg Railroad Museum

Rosenberg

Explore Rosenberg’s railway-ridden past through a collection of historic railcars and model trains

$10 $6

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One Glittery Glam Express Package or a 90-Minute Party for Up to Eight Kids at Sweet & Sassy (Up to 60% Off)

Sweet & Sassy

Sugar Land Town Square

Aestheticians pamper kids with makeup, nail polish, and party updos

$29.95 $15

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Two or Four Admissions, or Brewster's Fun Bash Party for Up to 16 at Stomping Grounds Playland (Up to 48% Off)

Stomping Grounds Playland

First Colony Commons

Kids frolic on giant play structures or inside a revamped toddler area while parents enjoy gourmet coffee and sandwiches

$15.50 $8

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$29 for 10 Visit Open-Jump Pass at Pump It Up Katy Location or The Woodlands Location ($60 Value)

Pump It Up

Multiple Locations

Kids unleash excess energy on an indoor playground of inflatable attractions

$60 $29

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One Month of Wee Rock Music Classes or Four Private Music Lessons at Rockology Music Academy (Up to 76% Off)

Rockology Music Academy

Katy

Wee Rock is designed for early childhood development in musical concepts for kids 7 and younger; private lessons offer one-on-one attention

$80 $19

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$12 for a Crocodile Tour for Two at Crocodile Encounter (Up to $23.90 Value)

Crocodile Encounter

Angleton

Guests see Nile crocodiles and feed giant tortoises during hands-on guided tours of reptile show's facility

$23.90 $12

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$66 for Primate Encounter for Two Adults and Two Children at The Texas Zoo ($150 Value)

The Texas Zoo

Victoria

Along with general admission, families enjoy a hands-on encounter with the zoo's primates, which includes feeding the lemurs

$150 $66

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$18 for $35 Groupon — Line Drive Sports

Line Drive Sports

Pearland

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$35 $18

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Round of Mini Golf for Four or Six with Drinks at Pitch Putt & Play in Pearland (Up to 54% Off)

Pitch Putt & Play

Pearland

18-hole mini-golf course incorporates tunnels, waterfalls, and contoured greens into its winding design

$43.02 $20

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5, 10, or 15 Kids' Bounce-House Sessions or $55 for $110 Toward a Party at Lone Star Bounce Town

Lone Star Bounce Town

Pearland

9,000 sq. ft. space furnishes birthday parties and open play with Disney-inspired inflatables, toys, and a café with free WiFi for parents

$40 $21

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The Fresh Beat Band: Greatest Hits Live at The Bayou Music Center on November 23 (Up to 50% Off)

The Fresh Beat Band

Bayou Music Center

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Colorful quartet of Nick Jr. stars sings and dances with preschooler- and parent-friendly hits such as “Great Day” and “Bananas”

$42.74 $21.37

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Annual Individual, Family, or VIP Membership to Buffalo Soldiers National Museum (Up to 58% Off)

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

Houston

Learn about the history of African Americans in the US military with yearlong memberships that provide access to special events

$45 $19

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Admission for Two or Four, or Family Membership to The Health Museum (Up to 50% Off)

The Health Museum

The Museum District

Museum visit lets guests explore the body; annual memberships include perks such as VIP events, member-only activities & exclusive discounts

$16 $10

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$16 for Two 60-Minute Indoor Trampoline Jump Sessions at Sky Zone ($26 Value)

Sky Zone

Colony Crossing

Indoor trampoline courts with angled walls, foam pit, and activities such as dodge ball

$26 $16

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Five Indoor Play Sessions for One or Two Children at Fun Little Tykes (Up to 43% Off)

Fun Little Tykes

Kingwood

Kids from birth to age 9 climb, crawl, jump, and play in a safe indoor environment while parents enjoy Wi-Fi access or play along

$50 $30

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Ivan Amodei's "Intimate Illusions" on December 26 or 27 (Up to 52% Off)

Ivan Amodei's "Intimate Illusions"

Four Seasons Houston

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An award-winning magician dazzles with carefully wrought illusions and witty banter, accompanied by a live cellist

$75 $35

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Shark! Exhibit and Permanent Exhibits for Two or Four at Houston Museum of Natural Science (Up to 51% Off)

Houston Museum of Natural Science

The Museum District

Groups of two or four view live sharks at the shark exhibit, then explore the science museum’s permanent exhibits

$50 $25

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One-Year Individual, Household, or Friend Membership to Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (Up to 56% Off)

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

The Museum District

Memberships to a contemporary art museum with 8–10 exhibits each year includes invitations to openings and discounts at the gift shop

$75 $35

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six or an Annual Family Membership to the Houston Fire Museum (50% Off)

Houston Fire Museum

Midtown

Friends and families learn about the history of fire fighting in the Houston area while enjoying touring exhibits and access to events

$10 $5

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Two Hours of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Emerald Bowl (Up to 71% Off)

Emerald Bowl

Alief

Two, four, or six bowlers try to knock down pins on 1 of 40 gleaming lanes in rented shoes

$45 $19

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One or Two Months of Piano Lessons at Sebastrian's School of Music and Fine Arts (Up to 70% Off)

Sebastrian's School of Music and Fine Arts

Cornerstone Village North

Learn the musical basics or hone specific skills during weekly piano lessons

$125 $39

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Go-Karts, Mini Golf, and Arcade Tokens for Two or Four at Zuma Fun Centers (Up to 53% Off)

Zuma Fun Centers

Sharpstown

Patrons zoom around go-kart tracks, putt along mini golf course, and test their skills in the arcade

$35 $18

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Go Karts, Video Games, and a Meal for Two, Four, Six, or Eight at Funplex (55% Off)

Funplex

Rosewood Manor

Five-acre fun park hosts an indoor go-kart track that launches drivers up to 22 mph; pizza, hot dogs, and nachos quell hungers

$77.78 $37

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six to The 1940 Air Terminal Museum (Up to Half Off)

1940 Air Terminal Museum

Greater Hobby Area

Museum in art-deco airport terminal charts heritage of business and civil aviation via memorabilia and hangar of restored original aircrafts

$10 $5

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On-Location Face-Painter, Balloon-Twister, or Both from Twila's Twisters (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Twila's Twisters

Redeem from Home

Artists twist, pinch, and pull balloons into whimsical creations on location; face-painters can also enliven special events

$160 $79

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One, Three, or Five Half-Hour Machine Pitch Batting-Cage Sessions at Advantage Baseball (Up to 71% Off)

Advantage Baseball

Copperfield

Automatic pitching machines throw baseballs at speeds ranging between 45 mph and 80 mph

$26.86 $13

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$29 for Three Months of 3D Guitar Lessons Online from iPerform 3D Online Guitar Lessons ($168.85 Value)

iPerform 3D Online Guitar Lessons

Online Deal

Online lessons use 3D tech with video, tabs and backing tracks to let users follow along from any angle and create customizable lesson plans

$168.85 $29

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$20 for 1 Hour of Bowling and Shoe Rentals for 4 at Armadilla Lanes ($42 Value). Two Locations Available.

Armadilla Lanes

Multiple Locations

Bowling facilities with optional bumpers and special music nights with DJs

$42 $20

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Admission and Guided Tour for Two or Four at Czech Center Museum (Up to 46% Off)

Czech Center Museum

The Museum District

Museum showcases the culture, art, and people of Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, and Slovakia

$12 $7

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$209 for $380 Groupon — MASTERMIND Education Solutions, LLC (Educational Training & Consulting)

Mastermind Education Solutions, Llc (educational Training & Consulting)

Sharpstown

We find money for your education; scholarship search program and scholarship letter writing service

$380 $209

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$45 for Three 60-Minute Basketball Skills Sessions for Ages 6-21 XrossOver Academy Houston ($90 Value)

XrossOver Academy Houston

Westwood

Knowledgable coaches teach players fundamentals that improve all-around skills, for anyone ages 6-21

$90 $45

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Full-Day Houston Maritime Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to Half Off)

Houston Maritime Museum

University Place

Learn about maritime history by exploring a collection of model ships, maritime artifacts, and an exhibit dedicated to the Port of Houston

$10 $5

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Arrive & Drive Go-Kart Package for One or Two at Pole Position Raceway (Up to 49% Off). Three Options Available.

Pole Position Raceway

Webster

Adult drivers slide behind the wheel of electric go-karts bolstered by 18 horsepower that allows for speeds up to 45 mph on the indoor track

$73.85 $40

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5 or 10 Open Bounce Sessions at Jump N Jungle (Up to 54% Off)

Jump N Jungle

Webster

Kids’ indoor playground filled with inflatable castles, slides, and obstacle courses

$35 $18

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Two-Hour Paddleboard Rental for One or Two at All Points of Sail Sailing School (Up to 51% Off)

All Points of Sail Sailing School

Seabrook

Navigate the waters of Clear Lake and Galveston Bay atop paddleboards

$35 $17

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$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($ 129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

$129.95 $49

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One-Year Membership for Two Adults or Family to San Jacinto Museum of History (Up to 56% Off)

San Jacinto Museum of History

Southeast Harris

Artifacts and artwork from Mexican Texas, the Texas revolution, and the Republic of Texas; memberships include gifts and discounts

$75 $35

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One-Hour Guided Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour for One, Two, or Four from Houston Kiteboarding (Up to 66% Off)

Houston Kiteboarding

Texas City

Instructors teach stand-up paddleboard basics, and then lead groups on a 2.5-mile journey through shallow waters and bird sanctuaries

$120 $45

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Dragster Ride-Along or Drive from Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience (Up to 31% Off). Four Options Available.

Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

Multiple Locations

Dragster creates g-force as drivers accelerate to speeds of 100+ mph during ride-alongs or self-piloted adventures

$169 $119

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Two-Hour Standup-Paddleboard Rental for One or Two at Beach Town Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Beach Town Tours

Galveston

Navigate the waters for two hours aboard a buoyant paddleboard

$50 $25

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Four Private Music Lessons from Farland Music (51% Off)

Farland Music

Conroe

Learn to play the guitar, bass, drums, or piano; one 30-minute lessor per week for students of all ages

$100 $49

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Self-Guided Paddle and Pedal Tour for Two, Four, or Six from North Lake Conroe Paddling Co. (Up to 55%)

North Lake Conroe Paddling Co.

Willis

Visitors bring their own bikes and get kayaks for a day spent exploring Lake Conroe's northern shore

$170 $79

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A variety of water slides can be found at Splashway Waterpark, a seasonal outdoor playground that boasts water-fueled attractions for toddlers, older kids, and adults. Sometimes the rides relax, as when visitors drift down the lazy river on waterproof water beds, but sometimes they raise pulses instead, as on the nearly straight drop of Pirate's Plunge.

From May to September visitors can enjoy the park's attractions, which were designed to entertain families with kids of any age. When energy wanes, two onsite caf?s pile plates with all-American fare such as burgers, pizza, and nachos. The truly exhausted can lounge in the new lagoon pool or turn in for the night at the park's RV and tent camp, or the new cabins.

5211 Main St.
Sheridan,
TX
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What was once a jumbled catch-all for the hunting trophies of Dr. E. A. Weinheimer, and a generous donation from Steve McManus, has been streamlined into a collection of well-organized exhibits at the El Campo Museum of Natural History. They feature these trophies along with others in realistic replicas of their original habitats.

  • Size: nine exhibits focusing on natural history and featuring over 100 hunting trophies from as close as south Texas to as far flung as the Arctic
  • Eye Catcher: the Arctic room's 8-foot-tall polar bear towers over guests and tries to steal their hats without detection
  • Don't Miss: the colorful seashells collection, with 600 different species from all over the world
  • Just for Kids: in the Children's Discovery Center, little ones can play at being a vet by throwing on a lab coat and attending to a tiger patient
2350 N Mechanic St
El Campo,
TX
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It's easy to picture what life was like in centuries past at Matagorda County Museum. That's because the museum highlights the county's most memorable events with both detailed recreations and actual artifacts. Guests can absorb the county's nautical history by viewing a cannon and other artifacts recovered from a shipwreck at the bottom of Matagorda Bay. They can also learn about indigenous family life or discover the charms and hardships of life in a covered wagon thanks to exhibits on those topics.

For an even more immersive experience, families need only step in to the award-winning children's section of the museum. There, kids can discover what life was really like more than 100 years ago in a recreation of a late 19th-century town. Newly minted citizens can swing by the town's O.K. Corral to drop off their horses, stop into the barber shop for a shave and a haircut, or head to the one-room schoolhouse to look over education primers. Other places of interest include an opera house, a post office, and, in case anyone at the post office gets caught opening letters not addressed to them, a jail.

2100 Avenue F
Bay City,
TX
US

If it weren’t for the railroad, there would be no Rosenberg. In 1880 the Gulf, Colorado, and Santa Fe Company extended their tracks across those of another railway, creating a junction that they named after the railway’s president, Henry von Rosenberg. All that remains of this junction’s original depot, from which the town of Rosenberg grew, is the signal tower, which is now the centerpiece of Rosenberg Railroad Museum’s collection of historic railcars and other railway paraphernalia.

Representing the full spectrum of passenger railcars, the collection includes a caboose—the living quarters of a train conductor—and a Canadian government business car, which in the 1920s had been appointed to transport dignitaries and prime ministers in comfort. At the museum’s education center, an HO-gauge model train gives visitors a macro view of a rail network, and, up in the signal tower, an interlocking machine lets visitors play at train traffic control, using the same switches the towerman flipped back in 1903 to make sure only one train was routed through a junction at a time and no trains were routed down the tracks that just led straight off the edge of the world.

1921 Avenue F
Rosenberg,
TX
US

Not too many people get to make a career out of their childhood dreams. Needville Horseback Riding's head instructor Jacqueline, however, is one person who can say she did. After riding and showing as a little girl, she decided to pursue horsemanship further in college and into adulthood, earning herself a certification from the American Riding Instructors Association and the right to fulfill her equestrian dream each day.

Today, she empowers others to pursue similar dreams by conducting horseback riding lessons in the disciplines of hunter, jumper, and dressage for riders of all ages. Lessons take place year-round rain or shine, and can be tailored to each rider regardless of whether their goals include competing in shows, riding for pleasure, or taking over the carpool lane with horse traffic. Jacqueline also welcomes casual horseback riders to participate in equine action through birthday parties and youth camps.

8610 Padon Road
Needville,
TX
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George Ranch Historical Park, only half an hour southwest of Houston, is more than a representation of Texas history?it?s the hundred-year story of a ranching family who lived their lives on the park?s very soil. The attractions tell their story, beginning with the Jones Stock Farm?a cattle operation circa 1830?where interpreters demonstrate old-fashioned skills amidst a traditional dog-trot log cabin. The Ryon Prairie Home unveils an 1860s image of a Texas Ranch home in the golden age of the cattle drive, and the Davis Mansion contains artifacts from Victorian-era Texas enjoyed by the wealthiest citizens of the 1890s. The final site, the George Ranch Complex, demonstrates ranching life as it happened in the 1930s, including barn structures and daily cattle demonstrations. Guides show off each building and era with historic tours, demonstrations, and living history exhibits such as a working blacksmith shop.

The park?s directors breathe life back into this history with interactive events, as well. They also schedule an array of yearly events such as military reenactments, and holiday-themed history lessons.

10215 FM 762 Rd.
Richmond,
TX
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