Museums in Texas with kids

A place where kids can learn, AND have a great time? Surely not! 

When it comes to museums in Texas, that’s exactly what you will find! The many fascinating museums in The Lone Star State offer a range of topics, with many perfectly designed to visit with children. 

Art lovers in the family? Take your pick!  Looking for interactive museums with endless fun things to do with kids? Where would you like to start!?  Nature…history…transport…the list is endless!

Museums have become incredible places to go with kids where they can learn, interact, and be introduced to a whole new world of wonder.

Learning CAN be fun in Texas…and museums are the best place to start! Enjoy!

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  • The Grace Museum

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    Abilene

    THE GRACE MUSEUM houses three museums in the historic Grace Hotel -- The Art Museum, The History Museum and The Children's Museum.

  • The National Museum of the Pacific War

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    Fredericksburg

    The National Museum of the Pacific War is the only institution in the continental United States dedicated exclusively to telling the story of the Pacific Theater battles of World War II. Located on a ...

  • Childrens Museum of Houston

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    Houston

    Learning made fun in this popular children's museum, with a range of interactive and hands-on exhibits covering science, culture, animals, and more!

  • Houston Museum of Natural Science

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    Houston

    Explore the far reaches of space, roam with dinosaurs, wander through Africa's Serengeti, and marvel at the world's most beautiful minerals - and that's just in Houston!

  • The Museum of Printing History

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    Houston

    The Museum of Printing History displays a dynamic collection of historical documents, fine art prints, and antique printing equipment. Our Museum is more, though, than its permanent collection. It ...

  • McNay Art Museum

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    San Antonio

    Since opening five decades ago, the McNay Art Museum continues to build on an already strong collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American paintings and sculpture by significant artists ...

  • Frontiers Of Flight Museum

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    Dallas

    Aviation history for the whole family at this fascinating museum that brings to life the stories from our aviation past - with real life aircraft on display.

  • The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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    Dallas

    A fascinating, moving and educational exhibition all on the life and assassination of that great man - John F. Kennedy - in the location where it supposedly happened.

  • The African American Museum

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    Dallas

    The African American Museum is an institution dedicated to the research, identification, selection, acquisition, presentation and preservation of visual art forms and historical documents that relate ...

  • National Scouting Museum

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    Irving

    The Museum preserves, collects, organizes, and displays Scouting's treasures documenting the movement's unique influence on American culture.

  • The DoSeum

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    San Antonio

    Explore the ONLY museum in San Antonio that is JUST for kids! They can create and experiment instead of just looking!

  • The Heritage Farmstead Museum

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    Plano

    Step back in time at this fascinating and fun farmstead experience! What was it like to live in Texas in the 19th century? Just head to this museum to find out! An educational and brilliant family ...

  • The Center for Earth And Space Science Education

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    Tyler

    A dynamic public science facility, offering educational and entertainment programming to encourage an interest in science education. Enjoy traveling hands-on science exhibits and large-screen movies ...

  • Mayborn Museum

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    Waco

    A terrific collection of fascinating Texan exhibits, as well as cultural, historic and hands-on experiences.

  • Fire Museum of Texas

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    Beaumont

    Historical fun with this fascinating museum all about the history of fire fighting! Kids even get to dress up in fire fighting gear. Great Texas fun!

  • International Museum of Art and Science

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    McAllen

    Unique hands-on science exhibits and creative artwork for kids and families to enjoy, at the IMAS galleries, where the exhibits change each year for something new.

  • Museum of South Texas History

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    Edinburg

    A fascinating and educational look into the Rio Grande Valley area, with prehistoric plants and animal fossils, native history and European colonization exhibits.

  • Nuevo Santander Gallery

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    McAllen

    Kids and famililes can journey back to the Old West with this museum of art walks, excellent gallery pieces and the amazing collection of colonial and old west guns and antiques.

  • Mission Historical Museum

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    Mission

    MHM strives to engage and inform their visitors about local history through innovative exhibits and programs.

  • The African American Library

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    Houston

    The first library of its kind in Houston and one of the few African American libraries in the country, offering incomparable collections of multi-type resources, exhibits and innovative programs. ...

  • Dinosaur World

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    Glen Rose

    The past comes to life with over 150 life size dinosaurs to experience in this outdoor museum, with a fossil dig, museum and dinosaur walk!

  • Strill Down Memory Lane

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    Pasadena

    Bring your old Photos, Memories and stories to share with there over refreshments. Tour the Pomeroy Homestead, Strawberry House, Anna's House and the Prairie House to remember Pasadena from 1900's ...

  • Stark Museum

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    Orange

    Offers an impressive selection of American Western art and artifacts on permanent display. Other areas of speciality include rare books and manuscripts, plus Decorative and American indian Arts.

  • Northeast Texas Childrens Museum

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    Commerce

    Exciting kids about knowledge through hands on exhibits, informed performance, workshops, classes and planned activities.

  • Perot Museum of Nature and Science

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    Dallas

    5 floors of fascinating and interactive exhibit galleries, including a specific interior museum for under 5s, 3D animations and interactive games.

  • Witte Museum

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    San Antonio

    Museum fun great for kids, with exhibits covering natural history, science, and South Texas heritage.

  • Texas Air And Space Museum

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    Amarillo

    Families and kids who love all things aviation will love this fascinating Texas museum all about the history and future of aviation - including space exploration!

  • McKenna Childrens Museum

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    New Braunfels

    A stimulating, interactive and fun museum experience that immerses kids in space, science and the world, and encourages them to use their imagination.

  • Thinkery Austin

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    Austin

    Thinkery is the evolution of the new Austin Children's Museum - but still a place where families, fun and science all play together!

  • Dinosaur Park

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    Cedar Creek

    It's dinosaur time! Kids will love this unique outdoor museum featuring life-size dinosaur replicas all in a natural environment.

  • Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

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    Corpus Christi

    An educational and fascinating museum in Corpus Christi where kids can explore exhibits based around science and history.

  • Imaginarium of South Texas

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    Laredo

    Exciting, educational and fun hands-on science based exhibits that will build confidence, develop creativity, and enrich the lives of all who visit - a super fun kids museum in Laredo, Texas!

  • El Paso Exploreum

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    El Paso

    Come and explore this "living laboratory" museum for kids of all ages in El Paso - the best way to learn is to have fun and get creative!

  • National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

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    Fort Worth

    Enjoy a celebration of the women who have shaped the American West in this National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in that yee haw town of Fort Worth!

  • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

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    Fort Worth

    With fascinating exhibits, a planetarium, and a Children's Museum, this hands-on museum in Fort Worth makes science and history FUN!