Enjoy a free day in the Houston Museum District on Saturday, September 17 from 10a.m. to 5p.m. during the 15th annual Museum District Day. You can take advantage of the free bus shuttles at any participating museum and spend the whole day exploring favorite museums and discovering new destinations. Museum District Day will feature fascinating exhibitions, hands-on activities, demonstrations and performances throughout the day.
Seventeen museums will waive their general admission fee to offer the community the opportunity to enjoy the District's diverse displays of art, science, nature and history. Participating museums include:
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
Byzantine Fresco Chapel
Children's Museum of Houston
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
Czech Center Museum Houston
Holocaust Museum Houston
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Houston Center for Photography
Houston Museum of Natural Science
The Health Museum
The Jung Center
The John C. Freeman Weather Museum
Lawndale Art Center
The Menil Collection
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Rice University Art Gallery
Please note – the Houston Zoo is not providing free general admission on Museum District Day.
I have to admit that it's hard to beat the Children's Museum. With all sorts of recognition - “America’s No. 1 Best Children’s Museum” by Parents magazine, winner of Nickelodeon Parents’ Picks “Best Museum in Houston 2009 & 2010,” Click2Houston’s Best “Best Museum 2010,” the Children’s Museum of Houston is a Citysearch.com’s nationwide 5-star children’s museum. It offers a variety of exhibits bursting with action-packed fun that engage kids in the ultimate learning experience. This may be your day to check it out!