Most superheroes can withstand the Houston heat. But not everyone can resist a mouthwatering ice cream. The Children’s Museum of Houston invites you to shake, rattle, and roll your way to a tasty, frozen treat at the Summer of Epic Adventure – Forces Unite. Make ice cream in celebration of National Ice Cream Day on July 19.


Fat Cat Creamery: Houston Height’s beloved ice cream parlor will swing by with free samples. Name a flavor!

Event Time: 12:30 to 3 p.m. in the Alcove (While supplies last)

Ice Cream Making: In 1984, President Ronald Reagan established National Ice Cream Day as the third Sunday in July. Beware the brain freeze and make your very own irresistible ice cream! Brr!

Event Time: 1 to 3 p.m. in the Allen Family Courtyard (While supplies last)

Amy’s Ice Creams: Texas’ favorite creamery will scoop free sample-size flavors. Plus, help name one!

Event Time: 3:30 to 6 p.m. in the Alcove (While supplies last)



  • Icy Watercolors: Replicate your own fortress of solitude in the Alexander Art Academy.
  • Ice Crown: Get the royal treatment with an icy crown at Junktion.
  • Chill Out, Chill!: See snow created right before your own eyes at Science Station.
  • Incredible Ice-Melting Blocks: Melt ice off different materials at Science Station.
  • Super Cool Ice Balloon: Explore the amazing properties of ice using a balloon at Science Station.



National Ice Cream Day, July 19, 2015

***Activities, events and times subject to change.                    


Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz St., Houston, TX 77004


  • MUSEUM SUMMER HOURS: Mon. – Sat.: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun: Noon – 6 p.m.
  • General Museum admission: $10 per person and $9 for seniors 65+ and for active duty military personnel. Children under one and Museum Members receive free admission.
  • For more information, visit or call (713) 522-1138.
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