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Thinkery

Thinkery

Science Museum
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    Lia K.
    "so many fun activities for kids of every age in the museum"(9 Tips)
    Rachel G.
    "Really cool place, had a blast with my nephew!"(4 Tips)
    Melanie C.
    "Check out the water room - the kids love it."(2 Tips)
    Courtney M.
    "playground right outside and the pond"(2 Tips)
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  • Pamela B.
    Pamela BennettDecember 2, 2013
    2.5 hours and still didn't see it all. Bring spare clothes as the water play options and art area could get messy if that's your kid (or you). Looking forward to returning!
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    Paul O'BrienJanuary 3, 2014
    Bring snacks and a shirt to change kids. Excited for this place but it's half as big as it should be so the space in which to eat is a few tables and a vending machine.
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    Lia KoutelouSeptember 22, 2017
    There are so many fun activities for kids of every age in the museum, my son loves it! And the neighborhood is awesome. Great area to spend time with your family!
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    Simon MFebruary 25, 2015
    Take a change of clothes for the kids (and socks for you!) if you play in the water exhibit! Amazing attention to detail - incredible place to take the kids! Would go back. A lot.
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    Roberto Bruder AguiarNovember 1, 2016
    What an awesome Kids Museum. I wish Dallas had an option like this one. My kids had a blast!
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    Sam MelnickJanuary 15, 2016
    Great interactive exhibits. They hold Thinkery 21 once a month for people 21 and older. Really fun!
  • Tim R.heart icon on user image
    Tim RobertsonNovember 27, 2013
    Excellent place! They have aprons and crocs for the water activities, a place to eat your own snacks and a ton of cool exhibits!
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin MorrisNovember 27, 2013
    Fantastic place for the kids to explore - great combination of fun and learning. Be sure to check out the water experiments on the 2nd floor
  • Melanie C.heart icon on user image
    Melanie CollinsJune 10, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Fantastic, educational place to bring the kids. So much to do. Check out the water room - the kids love it.
  • Jenn 🌺 S.heart icon on user image
    Jenn 🌺 SDecember 22, 2017
    My 2 year old has a blast exploring everything but his favorite is the giant water table. Bring an extra set of clothes!!
  • Rachel D.heart icon on user image
    Rachel DonovanMarch 5, 2018
    Great museum. If you have littler ones check out the baby bloomer hours.
  • Vicky S.heart icon on user image
    Vicky SilvaFebruary 2, 2016
    Love the musical waterworks she loves getting all wet we wear shorts or skirts from now on.
  • Jordan C.heart icon on user image
    Jordan CantuJuly 21, 2017
    Tons of hands on activities for young children (and their grown ups) to participate in!
  • Kyle J.heart icon on user image
    Kyle JamesJuly 19, 2016
    It's a little overpriced so try to go on a discount day - check their website for days! Fun exhibits but will only last you about 4 hours.
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    B PAugust 18, 2017
    Plenty of activities to keep the kiddos entertained. Staff was always present and constantly cleaning toys. Baby Boomers program on Saturday mornings is great for little ones.
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    Policarpo al FrescoAugust 6, 2023
    A great place for kids of all ages. There are activities for everyone, from the youngest toddlers to the older elementary school kids.
  • ♓June♓ M.
    Great place for the kiddos & parents!! Lots of great activities, exhibits, & an awesome outdoor playground. 👍👍
  • Santiago F.
    Santiago FisherApril 1, 2016
    Cool place to go with the kids. But you have to know where to park, you can usually use the garage nextdoor for free.
  • Jennifer R.
    Jennifer RuizJuly 17, 2018
    Awesome children's museum & extremely interactive! I had a blast as a full grown adult
  • Amber G.
    Amber GonzalezMay 25, 2014
    Not as great at the Houston Children's Museum by any means. It's much smaller with less engaging activities. However, it's cheaper & if you need things to do with a kid it will occupy about an hour.
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    Ruby MartinezDecember 8, 2013
    Bring extra clothes...I garantee your kids will get wet and the hand dryers take to long
  • Courtney M.heart icon on user image
    Courtney MaoAugust 2, 2015
    All the activities for the children, the playground right outside and the pond
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    MattersOfGrey.comDecember 28, 2013
    Parking near the entrance is tough, but there is a free parking garage on the north side of the building
  • Anne L.heart icon on user image
    Anne LintonJanuary 25, 2016
    So much fun for the imagination and beyond!
  • Lisa R.
    Lisa ReidNovember 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Make sure you see the Light Lab and the water room. Too fun, even if you're not a kid!
  • Mike G.
    Mike GansonSeptember 25, 2013
    Looks like alot of fun for the kids...I'm looking forward to bring my 7 yr old daughter when it opens.
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    MattersOfGrey.comJune 12, 2016
    Lots of fun areas for kids of every age to play
  • Jasmine R.heart icon on user image
    Jasmine RaShaeDecember 23, 2014
    Super cool! Adults & kids will enjoy this place
  • Anastasiya B.
    Come on community nights - Wed, 5-8 pm - much less crowded and more fun!!
  • Rachel G.heart icon on user image
    Rachel GagnonAugust 22, 2014
    Really cool place, had a blast with my nephew!
  • Noa L.heart icon on user image
    Noa LevySeptember 21, 2013
    Can't wait for this amazing children's museum to open!
  • Claudia H.heart icon on user image
    Claudia HernandezMarch 15, 2015
    They have a lot of interactive activities for the kids.
  • James E.heart icon on user image
    James EasterlingFebruary 9, 2014
    Great for kids parties, grandparents to take their grandkids, and school field trips
  • Elena O.heart icon on user image
    Elena OverlanderDecember 2, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Every kid (3, 6, 9 y.o.) in the family enjoyed it! Coming back soon.
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    Chasca MusicOctober 4, 2016
    Honestly a little underwhelmed. Neat gadgets to be sure but folks had hyped this up like it was as cool as a KISS concert. And $10 a pop?!
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    Jody McDonnellDecember 14, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The lockers are $1. Just do it.
  • Matthew F.heart icon on user image
    Matthew FahnertDecember 9, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place, my daughters loved it.
  • Chris P.
    Chris PattenOctober 26, 2013
    Great exhibits and tons to do!
  • Alvaro
    AlvaroSeptember 13, 2014
    Great place for toddlers
  • Andres M.heart icon on user image
    Andres MillanDecember 27, 2014
    Fantastic place for kids!!
  • Luis C.
    Luis CifuentesNovember 30, 2013
    The animation workshop was the girls favorite.
  • Courtney M.heart icon on user image
    Courtney MaoAugust 2, 2015
    All the kid activies
  • Christopher C.heart icon on user image
    Christopher ClearmanDecember 29, 2013
    Awesome! Happy Birthday Emily!
  • Craig S.
    Craig Steelman.comDecember 7, 2014
    Play the hydraulophone
  • Rachel F.heart icon on user image
    Rachel FowlerJuly 22, 2015
    Only about 2 hours of entertainment for us
  • Justin G.
    Justin GirdlerMarch 13, 2014
    Avoid during Spring Break... If you can.
  • Doris S.heart icon on user image
    Doris SanlucarDecember 20, 2014
    Muy divertido para pequeños y adultos
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