Things To Do In Houston During Spring Break 2021 - Museum Events

It is almost Spring Break time in Houston! If you are looking for things to do in Houston during the Spring Break, consider visiting a museum. Museums are a fun way to learn new things and luckily for us in Houston, we have some fantastic choices. A bunch of literary, theatre and art festivals have been lined up by several museums and cultural spaces. These will surely make for a really exciting and fun holiday – for kids, families and everyone else. From 5 fun days of STEAM activities to celebrating Asian American Heritage, we have lined up all the key events!



Houston CityPASS Tickets

The City Pass is a great way to enjoy museums and other Spring Break activities around Houston. It offers prepaid admission to five must-see attractions including Space Center Houston, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo OR Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Kemah Boardwalk OR Children’s Museum of Houston. Child passes valid for ages 3–11; adult passes valid for ages 12 and up. Click here to Save 47%!!!




Asia Fest at Asia Society

What: Celebrate Asian and Asian American heritage with a ‘lite’ version of Asia Fest. There will be performances featuring Indian classical dances and some great Asian music along with tons of food trucks, activities like origami, pottery, bracelet making and lots more.

When: Monday 15 March 2021 – Thursday 18 March 2021, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: 1370 Southmore Blvd Houston, TX 77004

How Much: Tickets are free for Asia Society members and $5/ person for non-members.


Five Days of STEAM at Children’s Museum Houston

What: A five-day long epic virtual adventure for kids that will explain loads of scientific contraptions, crazy theories and inspired art while giving a big shout out to science, technology, engineering, art and math.

When: Monday 15 March 2021 – Friday 19 March 2021, 10.30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Virtual

How much: Entry is free for all ages.


Spring Break Member Mornings at the Houston Zoo

What: During spring break, members can enter the zoo one hour before it opens to the general public.

When: Saturday 13 March 2021 – Sunday 21 March 2021, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Where: 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030

How much: Visits are free for zoo members.


The Great Planet Adventures at the Houston Museum of Natural Science – Get your 43% discount tickets!!!

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What: Realistic colonies in outer space, real missions and adventures in the solar system to be experienced from the museum’s planetarium. Also a part of the simulation adventure is bungee jumping from asteroids, diving from cliffs, gliding over hydrocarbon lakes of Titan and so many other cool missions.

When: Saturday 13 March – Sunday 21 March, 11.30 a.m.

Where: 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston Texas 77030

How much: Tickets are $4/person for members and $9/person for non-members. Click here to get 43% discount 


The Big Show at Lawndale Arts and Performance Centre

What: An open call to artists within a 100-mile radius of Lawndale to submit their artworks for a jury picked exhibition. The submitted artworks will be assessed by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, a British-Venezuelan art historian and curator in modern and contemporary art. Selected pieces will be displayed in an exhibit at Lawndale starting 19 June.

When: Monday 15 March (Application deadline)

Where: 4912 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

How much: Submission of artworks is free.


Laughter Yoga for Health at The Jung Center

What: A body centric therapeutic experience for mental, physical and spiritual health. The session is an exploration of breath and how it can be used as a release for all emotions like anger, grief, stress and even physical pain.

When: Monday 16 March 2021, 6 – 7 p.m.

Where: Live streaming

How much: Tickets are $10/ person for members and $15/ person for non-members.


Spring Break Nature Program at the Houston Museum of Natural Science SugarlandGet over 28% off on admission

Up to 34% Off Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land

What: Join in on these up-close and personal experiences with Erin Mills. They include Insect Encounters, Paint & Plant and Butterfly Preservation. Each session is approx. 30-40 minutes and parent chaperones are required for children 10 and under.

When: Various times during weeks of March 15 and March 22

Where: 13016 University Blvd. Sugar Land, Texas 77479

How much: Tickets are typically $13 for general admission. Get your 28% – 34% discount on admission here!!!


Passes, Pedals and a Picnic in the Park at The Health Museum

What: View the museum’s new exhibit, GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes, enjoy a picnic and a scenic bike ride. Your ‘Make a Day of It Ticket’ gives you everything you need for a beautiful spring day in the outdoors including general admission tickets and picnic baskets (vegetarian/non-vegetarian options are available).

When: Saturday 13 March 2021 to Saturday 20 March 2021, 12 p.m.

Where: 1515 Hermann Dr. Houston, Texas 77004

How much: Tickets are $20/ person for members and $28/ person for non-members.


Painting Conservation at The Menil Collection

What: A talk by assistant painting conservator Desi Dijkema on the process of making a reconstruction of George Braque’s works, Pitchers, Candlestick and Black Fish. The discussion talks about which images inform the reconstruction and how they are interpreted.

When: Friday, 19 March, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Virtual

How much: The discussion is open for members only.


Scavenger Hunt for Color | Drop-In Experience at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

What: All current exhibitions are brought together to create a scavenger hunt for the entire family, to enjoy right from home. An activity for kids and parents, the hunt will leave you with a rainbow of colors created just using the shades which form the ongoing exhibits.

Where: Virtual

When: Saturday, 20 March, 1 p.m.

How much: Drop-in experiences are always available free, for all ages.


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