How Does it Work?

Recurring daily
1500 Binz Street | Houston, TX 77004
Phone: 713-522-1138
Times: Tues. – Sat.: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun: Noon – 6 p.m.

The Children’s Museum of Houston’s iconic Art Guys-created Telephone Man is now be surrounded by moving air ducts, fast-rolling balls, and creative contraptions as the How Does It Work? exhibit has been refueled with an exciting new look and interactive activities.

Encounter Amazing Airways, a 12-foot towering pneumatic tube system of air ducts and diverter boxes that will send objects traveling at high speeds up the entry wall to the gallery. Engineer a roller coaster using a 5-foot tower at Build Your Own Coaster! to understand kinetic energy conversions through creative problem-solving, cooperation, and configuring of loops, twists, and turns of the coaster tracks.Turn an abstract idea into a physical structure with Rig-ama-jig, completing the same creative process used by architects and engineers.