A world of discovery
in the heart of Houston.
Plan Your Visit
There’s so much to see and do here at Discovery Green, you’ll want to keep this downtown village green on your go-to list. Here are a few things to keep in mind when planning your day to ensure a safe and relaxing visit. Also, make sure to check out the parking options to keep your trip affordable.
The park is open daily 6 am-11 pm. The restrooms are open 9 am – 11 pm. Family changing rooms for the fountains are open 9 am – 9 pm. Admission is always free.
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Visit the park information center at the Alkek Building, located in the northwest corner of the park, near the Gateway Fountain on the Andrea and Bill White Promenade. Staff is available to answer questions about the park, programming or rentals seven days a week from 9 am to 6 pm.
Public restrooms are located on the south side of Alkek Building under the Stedman West Veranda near the playground. Additional restrooms are located in the Avenida Central Garage, located directly under Discovery Green under the Cullen Veranda (women’s only).
Groups & Field Trips
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Do You Discovery Green?
Be a hero to this natural landscape that has stood to support your moments of play, exploration, and even civic engagement. You rely on these beautiful 12 acres for your wellbeing. And with your help it can support the community’s needs and environmental health.
Discovery Green’s location in the heart of downtown, as well as its beautifully maintained landscape, makes it a much sought-after outdoor venue for events. From company picnics, fundraisers and product launches to concerts, festivals, birthday parties and weddings, the Discovery Green campus has the perfect spot for any event from 20 people to 20,000.