The 10 best Houston attractions for kids


1. Children´s museum

Adults/Children (Ages 1+): $10.00 

On Thursday evenings from 5 to 8 pm, the Museum hosts Free Family Nights.

Houston Children smuseum

2. Discovery green

Discovery Green is a beautiful, vibrant 12-acre park in the heart of downtown Houston

Seasonal activities: Summer kayaking and Winter Ice skating.


3. Football- Baseball-basketball -Soccer Games

Football at NRG Stadium, baseball at Minute Maid Park, basketball at Toyota Center or soccer at BBVA Compass Stadium

Houston Stadiums

4. Ice skating

 You may find Ice Skating at The Galleria Mall (a Huge must visit shopping center)

Another great place to shop and skate it’s Memorial City Mall

Admission: and skate rental $15 per skater


5. Houston Metro Rail

A fun way to take a look at Downtown Houston, avoid peak hours.

Day pass: $3.00


6. Space Center  (about a 40 minute drive from Houston)

Purchase your tickets online and save  Fee: $15-$20. See this amazing tips from R we there yet blog Mom.

Houston Space Center

7. Galveston (about a 50 minute drive from Houston)

Galveston is a coastal city located on Galveston Island.  Relax and plan a day at the beach; have fun at Pleasure Pear (rides

over the water) take a walk at The Strand Historic District or visit the  Moody Gardens Waterpark.


8.Downtown Aquarium

Aquarium with rides, carnival-style games and restaurant.

Tickets: Between $11-$20


9. Houston Zoo

Tickets: Between $12-$16

Purchase Giraffe Feeding tickets at the zoo on the day of your visit.

Giraffe Feeding Platform – $5.00

Houston Zoo

10. The Houston Museum of Natural Science

Free Thursdays: 3:00 – 6:00 pm (Permanent Exhibits )


Houston Natural Science Museum

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