Discovery Room
Open daily from 9 am – 4 pm

Explore the Arboretum’s many habitats in the brand new Discovery Room! Explore life in a Wetland, search for Woodland creatures, crawl through the Prairie underground, see who calls the Savanna home, and follow the Bayou as it meanders along the floor.*

On weekdays, between 9 am and 1 pm, the Discovery Room may be reserved for Field Trips or group reservations. Please contact our Nature Center at 713-681-8433 to confirm it is open before your visit.

*Please note that due to COVID-19, masks are required while in the Nature Center building, a limited number of people will be allowed into the Discovery Room at a time, and interactive exhibits will be closed or open for viewing only.

Tips for a fun visit:

  • Be curious!
  • Be respectful of the live animals.
  • No food, drink, or pets in the Discovery Room.
  • After your visit, go outside and explore the trails!