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Discovery Green

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Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Address: 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-4011
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+1 713-400-7336
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06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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This downtown park offers free yoga classes, movie nights and toddler story...

This downtown park offers free yoga classes, movie nights and toddler story times. The park has a playground, spray fountain and Mist Tree, great for hot Houston days. Enjoy free WiFi and open air reading rooms, or borrow balls or games.

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Delightful recreation area in Houston downtown. This magnificent park became one of the most popular location for the downtown office workers for having a brown-bag lunch on the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Delightful recreation area in Houston downtown. This magnificent park became one of the most popular location for the downtown office workers for having a brown-bag lunch on the grass.

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Thank Alex226822
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this park and all the great events they put on here. We've been here many times and are never disappointed. A beautiful spot in Houston.

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Thank DTPetru
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

there were lots of activities (mazes, zumba dancing, bounce house) for kids while we were there; also a pond with small sailboats

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Thank kathycgb
Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an excellent option for free family time just in downtown, It is always with new exhibitions and keeping their classic amenities

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Deer Park, Texas
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love this place. My daughter and I walk the park in the morning whenever we stay at the Embassy Suites. Peaceful, beautiful and relaxing!

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discovery Green is so very beautiful right in the heart of downtown Houston. It is a great place to hang out.

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Stavanger, Norway
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to explain to my children that this was a park for people who lived in the city. Why? Because it had a stage & skating ring in the middle; a lake for renting kayaks -$5.00; a bubble/bouncy house for little tikes -$, a splash pad and some grass. My kids were use to the parks with swings &... More 

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of activities. Check their website for schedule. Restaurants in the park, plus all around, including new restaurants in convention center.

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Houston, Texas
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182 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful achievement to be celebrated by all Houstonians and visitors alike. The transformation of a non-performing parking lot into the "Plaza Central" of Houston was no small feat. The playful connection of green space, water features, eateries, convention center and hotels is epic. Be prepared for the little ones wanting to run about the water features while... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled on Discovery Green after meeting friends at restuarant downtown. Kids had great time Thrunning and playing on grass and chasing eachother.

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