Summer Twilight Pontoon Boat Tours
These 30-minute twilight boat rides are a great way to spend the evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even the occasional alligator sunning on the banks.
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 pm (30-minute boat rides)
The last tour departs at 8:00 pm.
Cost: $7 for adults/$5 for children (ages 4–12)*
*Children under age 4 are not permitted on boat tours
Weather permitting. Reservations Required.
Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour
Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.
Time: Dusk – Boat departs 30 minutes before sunset (1½ hour boat rides)
Cost: $30 per person (children under 4 are not permitted on boat tours)
Weather and water levels permitting. Reservations required.
“From Port to Port” Boat Tour
Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.
Wings and Wheels
Wings & Wheels is the 1940 Air Terminal Museum’s monthly open house, featuring static displays of airplanes and automobiles, and is one of our fundraisers. It is held on the 3rd Saturday of every month, rain or shine.
Hours: 11 am to 3 pm
Wings & Wheels Ticket Prices: $7 Adults, $3 Kids (12 and under).
We welcome you to join us either by car or air. Fly-in visitors, car club drivers and museum members get free admission!
Food is provided by a drive-up food vendor or cooked in-house.
Enjoy an afternoon of family fun, and help support the 1940 Air Terminal Museum!
Wings & Wheels ticket price includes: static aircraft tours, special programs in the Starliner Theater, museum tours, and admission to the museum.
We open up our ramp on the west side of Hobby airport and let you get close to the action of a real airport!