Spring Break in Houston
Spring break in Houston will be here before you know it. It is coming up fast. Actually, its right around the corner. And the weather is also getting warmer around the Bayou City, so breath it in, “spring is most definitely, in the air!”

The excitement for the whole weeklong spring break event is definitely here for students and parents alike who use this time each year for vacation and family get together. Even if you’re not going to any special destination but your own home, you can make this years’ Spring Break in Houston great.

Make the most of around town on your spring break in Houston by visiting one or more of these spots around the city. It’s not only spring break, it’s actually its finals week for many colleges students. Many have even finished finals, so it’s time for to relax, read a book for fun, and eat at the venues around town you’ve haven’t had the pleasure of going to in a while.

But seriously, do that, and then plan on paying a visit to one of these many attractions around town while in Clutch City, Texas. Every year venues around the city always plan plenty of free and cheap Spring Break fun activities for the whole family including college students.

Here is our list of free and cheap fun for Houston Spring Breakers:

Spring Break in Houston Museums to Visit

The Health Museum — Don’t miss Health & Wellness Week March 14-19 at The Health Museum.

The Children’s Museum of Houston — This kid-friendly favorite does it up big for spring break every year.
Asia Society Texas — This cultural mecca for all things Asia presents a couple of activities during Spring Break.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston — {Kids 12 and under are always free at MFAH}. This Houston museum is offering special family activities for Spring Break March 9-22.

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens — {Kids 18 and under are free during Spring Break}. Spring break activities are March 9-20 with garden tours, scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, historic games and toys, open house tours, Colonial Campsite, and more.

Rienzi — {Kids 12 and under are always free at Rienzi}. The MFAH house museum offers several kid-friendly options during Spring Break including Storytime Tours and Sketching in the Galleries.

Rosenberg Railroad Museum — This railroad-themed museum in Rosenberg is open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm and 1 pm – 5 pm Sundays.

Houston Museum District – Enjoy seven museums for free each Thursday in Houston’s Museum District.

Houston Museum Hours

  • Houston Museum of Natural Science: 3 pm – 6 pm
  • Children’s Museum of Houston: 5 pm – 8 pm
  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: 10 am – 9 pm
  • The Health Museum: 2 pm – 7 pm
  • Holocaust Museum Houston: 2 pm – 5 pm
  • Houston Museum of African American Culture: 6 pm – 8 pm
  • Buffalo Soldiers National Museum: 1 pm – 5 pm

Outdoor Fun for Kids During Spring Break

Discovery Green — Houston’s downtown park, Discovery Green, is always the site of free family fun.

Houston Zoo — College students in these local schools get FREE admission any day with a valid ID: University of Houston, Rice University, St. Thomas University, and Texas Southern University.

Blessington Farms — Kids will enjoy outdoor fun at Blessington Farms such as playing on Sand Mountain, hay rides, animal encounters, barrel train rides, Jump Pad, Tire Mountain, and more.

George Ranch Historical Park — This historical park in Richmond is offering learning and fun over Spring Break.

Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center — Spring Breakout returns to this wonderful park in Humble TX.

Hours For Kids Spring Break Events

  • Monday, March 14: Fangs (10 am)
  • Tuesday, March 15: How Big is Your Tree? (10 am)
  • Wednesday, March 16: Texas Bound (9 am – 2 pm) for ages 7-12
  • Thursday, March 17: Jr. Angler (9 am – 2 pm) for ages 8+
  • Friday, March 18: Jr. Canoe Training (9 am – 2 pm) for ages 10-15

Spring Break in Houston is a great time for everyone – but the kids definitely have the most fun and each of the destinations listed above offers its own unique experiences, but no matter what destination a spring breaker chooses, a memorable experience is certain. Just make sure to be safe, have fun and make it back to school to finish out the semester!!

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