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Museum Outing for Two or Four to the Children's Museum of Houston (Up to 58% Off)

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14 fun and interactive galleries on engineering, environmental issues, and responsibility in the digital world inspire critical thinking

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Promotional value expires May 25, 2013. Amount paid never expires. May buy multiple. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid for special events outside normal business hours. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Children’s museums keep kids out of regular museums, where they could knock over antiquities or see a bathing lady for the first time. Use your outdoor voice indoors with this Groupon.

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  • $9 for admission for two (up to an $18 value)
  • $15 for admission for four (up to a $36 value)<p>

Unveiled in January, the Newton Know-How, a dynamic, hands-on exhibit teaches children about Isaac Newton’s laws of motion. Kids put physics to the test as they send golf-ball trains through a mini roller coaster, create a chain reaction of falling dominos, spin tops to test angular momentum, and watch how gravity makes balls accelerate through a spiral track. Meanwhile, a project table allows visitors to make take-home physics toys out of everyday materials. Current exhibits include Remember Your First Car?.<p>

The Children’s Museum of Houston offers free admission on select days; consult the schedule to make sure you redeem your Groupon at the most opportune time. Children younger than 1 year of age are always admitted for free.

Children’s Museum of Houston

While many children learn by performing hands-on tasks, school systems have yet to figure out how to incorporate gardens, imagination workshops, and towering aqueduct mazes into their budgets. With 90,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits, the Children's Museum of Houston, which was recently featured in The Wall Street Journal, sparks creativity by allowing kids to explore 14 learning stations. Ranked No. 1 among the 10 best children's museums in the nation by Parents magazine, named one of the 12 best children's museums in the country by Forbes.com and one of the 10 best by USA TODAY, and voted Best Museum in 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014 by the Houston A-List Poll, the museum has accrued a lot of praise. The Huffington Post has also given a nod to the Children's Museum of Houston, which encourages children to explore their curious nature with a variety of interactive exhibits. Exhibits include the interactive EcoStation, a solar-powered outdoor utopia with activities such as stream creation and leaf rubbing that inspire kids to think about environmental responsibility. At the Invention Convention workshop, kids can explore engineering possibilities with building blocks, propellers, and even basic robotics. The sprawling cityscape of Kidtropolis invites children to participate in a simulated economy. The experience requires them to earn paychecks, budget money on pretend debit cards, vote for political candidates, and learn how to obsessively check milk expiration dates at the onsite grocery store. Their newest cultural exhibit, Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea, explores the county's fashion, film, music, and cuisine, aiming to bring modern-day South Korea to the Houston area.


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    The Museum District

    1500 Binz St

    Houston, TX 77004

    +17135221138

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