Thursdays on Tap

Thursdays on Tap returns April 6!

Experience the Museum after hours featuring live music, food trucks, drinks and outdoor games. Plus, get full access to the Museum and all our exhibit halls, including our latest traveling exhibition, The Science Behind Pixar, presented by NexPoint. This program is for ages 21+, so it is the perfect opportunity to experience the Museum without the daytime crowds or kids (we love them but Thursday nights now belong to YOU). 

Member $5  Non-Member $25

Food and drinks are an additional cost. 


Full Museum Access

Food Trucks and Drinks

Live Music Performances

Outdoor Games

Know Before You Go

Directions and Parking

  • Self-parking is available in the Main Museum Parking Lot located under Woodall Rodgers Freeway, on Broom Street across from the Museum. Parking is $10 per car; only credit card payments are accepted. There is not a discount for member parking.
  • Taking public transportation, carpooling or taking designated driver services are also great options! Due to the type of event, we are encouraging ride-share.


  • After purchasing your ticket online, you will receive two emails. One with a confirmation, the other with your tickets attached. Please print your tickets or have them handy on your smartphone to be scanned upon arrival. 
  • Tickets are also available at the gate, if not previously sold out.
  • This event is for guests age 21+ only; please have your state-issued ID card or driver’s license ready to show at the entrance. 

Food and Drinks

  • Drinks will be available for purchase at our bars, located outside the Museum during this adults-only event.
  • Drink prices range from $3 to $10. Last call will begin at 9:45 p.m. 
  • No need to eat before you come! Food trucks will be available outside the Museum, featuring tasty treats and delicious bites for purchase from 6 to 10 p.m.