Houston has one of the largest metropolitan areas in the south and is a hub for business, nightlife, dining, and entertainment. There are so many activities to do, but which activities can the family join your endeavors?

These family attractions in Houston are the perfect thing to do if you want to entertain and even educate your friends and family. Next time you're looking for something to do with your family in Houston, check out these best family attractions perfect for all ages. For more things to do in Houston, 713Area is your go-to guide for all local restaurants and events in Houston.

Space Center Houston
1601 E NASA Pkwy, Houston TX, 77058
The Manned Space Flight Education Foundation Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational foundation with an extensive science education program and a space...
Houston Zoo
5.0  5 Rating (1)
6200 Hermann Park Dr. Hermann Park, Houston TX, 77030
Not a huge zoo, Houston's complex is happily manageable, and its residents include the exotic creatures that matter most to kids. Natural habitats beautifully...
Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Dr Hermann Park, Houston TX, 77030
If it's found in nature, you can probably learn about it here. This fascinating museum, established in 1909, instructs visitors on energy, wildlife, astronomy,...
Museum of Fine Arts
Travel $
1001 Bissonnet St, Houston TX, 77005
Founded in 1900, the MFAH is Texas's first art museum and one of the nation's largest. Its holdings represent the range of history, and its collections...
Children's Museum of Houston
5.0  5 Rating (1)
1500 Binz Street, Houston TX, 77004
Incredibly well-attended, this colorful, popular museum is clearly designed for kids. Like most facilities of its type, it promotes experiential learning...
Hermann Park
Travel & Recreation $$
Hermann Dr at Fannin & Montrose, Houston TX, 77030
Centrally located, Hermann Park boasts lots of attractions, including the zoo, an outdoor theater, a Japanese garden and a golf course. Visitors can enjoy...
Downtown Aquarium - Houston
Travel $$
410 Bagby St., Houston TX, 77002
We have it all! Please note, the hours listed are for the exhibit. Our restaurant opens at 11am, Sunday through Saturday. While we're excited to hear...
NASA's Johnson Space Center
Community & Government
2101 Nasa Pkwy, Houston TX, 77058
NASA's Johnson Space Center is the lead center for the International Space Station, Orion, and is home of the Mission Control Center and NASA astronaut...
3 NRG Park, Houston TX, 77054
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Buffalo Bayou Park
Travel & Recreation
1800 Allen Pkwy Allen Pkwy West from Downtown, Houston TX, 77019
A 124-acre greenway that stretches from Downtown to the River Oaks neighborhood, Buffalo Bayou offers great views of the city skyline. Within the park,...