Museums that are Free on Specific Days
Museums are listed in alphabetical order under city. The name is linked to the most appropriate page we could find in regards to the free day. Please note that free admission does not usually include any special exhibits or programs. Please check with the museum before heading out to confirm admission and hours of operation. If you have anything to add or notice an error, please contact us so we can add/correct.
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum ~ According to the Museum District website, this museum is free on Mondays from 10am-5pm. We could not confirm this with any information on the Buffalo Soldiers website.
Children’s Museum of Houston ~ Thursdays from 5-8pm.
Health Museum ~ Thursdays 2 – 5 pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science ~ Every Thursday from 2-5pm for the Permanent Exhibits.
Houston Zoo ~ First Tuesdays, September through May, from 2 p.m. until closing.
John C. Freeman Weather Museum – Thursdays 12 – 4 pm
- Thursdays, general admission to the MFAH is completely FREE, to everyone, courtesy of Shell.
- Kids visiting on a Saturday or Sunday. Ages 6 to 18 simply show their library card from any public library in Texas.
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