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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
Description:

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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Amazing place to rewind in the heart of Downtown!

We were pleasantly surprised by the location of this park and it's proximity to the downtown! What makes this place so unique is the attractions that are seasonal as well as the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Vishak2000
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Navi Mumbai, India
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Houston
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not enough interesting activities are occurring there. It is alright for a quick walk. There is only a small very limited food selection food cafe.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised by the location of this park and it's proximity to the downtown! What makes this place so unique is the attractions that are seasonal as well as the permanent one. When we visited this place back in November 2016 around thanksgiving weekend, there was Firmament LED display by Christopher Schardt which was a structure built out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was fortunate enough to stay in downtown Houston for five nights and my room overlooked Discovery Green. It's a beautiful tree lined park in the heart of downtown. It's a great place to; go for a walk, grab a rental bike and go for a ride, eat a picnic lunch, a game of frisbee, take a horse carriage ride,... More 

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Thank Lydia F
Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Discovery Green displays the best of what people can do when they really want to improve the quality of life in an urban environment. After the big changes that came with building the Convention Center, the city and local philanthropists bought this land and creative a space that everyone can enjoy and be proud of. The Green is between the... More 

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Thank Robert S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is just a small park right in downtown Houston. But it is very nice. It has outdoor iceskating and Lights.

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Thank Jessie j
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The front of the Convention Center is finally finished and there are restaurants all around from casual to fine dining. I was ther over XMas week when the temperature was over 80 degrees. Kids were playing in the water fountains while the ice-skating rink next door was not open till 5pm because of the warm weather. A great place to... More 

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Houston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Discovery Green is the most beautiful outdoor space we have in Houston. It is primarily used for families to enjoy the outdoors and on weekends they have family fun entrainment!!!

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Thank MKFinAdv
Andrews, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went walking around here during lunch was interesting to see all the things they have set up. There is ice skating, lawn, stage, playground, and water works for kids to play in was pretty neat.

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Thank Timothy H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very artistic park. There are a lot of colorful art works around. They have a little play area which my son loved. They have fountains that you can step into. They have an enchanted promenade by Tilt which has some beautiful long white flowers carved. It's a great photo shot. They also have some colorful looking tiles.... More 

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Thank Arch L
Terre Haute, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The park is very cute and has lots of lights. We went during the day but I think it would be beautiful at night. There is a lot of art to see and a small playground/splash park for kids. The splash park is small but would be great for a hot day (sprinklers and things to run through, no slides).... More 

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