Patient Amenities


Gift Shops

Abercrombie Building

  • Level 1, near the Red Elevators

Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Friday, 7 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, noon - 5 p.m.
832-824-2259

BellaLUNA Boutique

  • Pavilion for Women, Level 3

Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, noon - 5 p.m.
832-826-8000

Pavilion for Women

  • Gift Shop and Pharmacy, Level 1

Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, noon - 5 p.m.
832-824-8888

Wallace Tower

  • Level 3, by the food court

Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
832-822-3035

West Tower

  • Level 3, by Admissions

Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
832-824-5555


Level 16 West Tower - Family Services Floor

In keeping with its family-centered care concept, Texas Children’s has consolidated useful resources on the new family services floor, located on the 16th floor of the West Tower. Resources on the family services floor include the following:

Kids' Own Studio

  • Child Life Media Production

Home to ZTV, the Child Life team broadcasts live shows and special events from the studio. Patients and families are welcome to participate in these child-friendly shows either in the studio or by watching from their rooms on Channel 19. Ask your nurse for more information.

  • Radio Lollipop

Children at Texas Children’s Hospital get a dose of the sweetest medicine of all — laughter. Radio Lollipop, Texas Children's award-winning, in-hospital radio station, broadcasts through the hospital's television system on Channel 18 on "Terrific Tuesdays",  "Wacky Wednesdays" and "Thrilling Thursdays," 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. Each broadcast features interactive games, art projects and contests in which patients can win prizes.

Radio Lollipop

  • Music Studio

Located within Kids’ Own Studio is a dedicated space specifically designed for musical enrichment. Patients can work with a member of the Child Life team to schedule time to play an instrument or write and record their own song.

Preteen Room

The preteen room, for patients ages 8 to 12, features video games, a pool table, a foosball table, scheduled craft projects and computer stations. Hours for the preteen room are posted on the door.

Teen Room

The teen room is for patients ages 13 and older. It includes a large flat screen TV for patients to watch movies and play video games. Patients may also play arcade games, listen to music, enjoy various crafts or play pool. Hours are posted on the door.

School Classroom

School services are offered through the Houston Independent School District (HISD) for children hospitalized for four weeks or longer. Please ask your child specialist for more information on  enrollment or call 832-826-1660 for more information.

Hair Salon

The hospital’s Hair Salon, sponsored by The Auxiliary to Texas Children's Hospital, offers free basic services for patients and parents. Please ask your child’s nurse for a permission slip to get his/her hair cut and styled, and call 832-826-1609 for hours of operation and to get an appointment.

Laundry Room

Free, self-serve washers and dryers are located on Level 16 of West Tower. Detergent is available. Please contact Guest Services at 832-826-STAR (7827) for more information.

Junior League Family Lounge

The Junior League Family Lounge offers vending machines and microwave ovens 24 hours a day for families.

Free WiFi Internet Access

Texas Children's offers free, high-speed wireless network access — called Care WiFi — that patients and visitors may access throughout the hospital complex. A business center is located on the 16th floor of the West Tower.


Places to Visit

BellaLUNA Botique

The BellaLUNA Boutique is located on Level 3 of Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women. BellaLUNA is a stylish retail store offering gifts and self-care items for mothers and infants. The boutique offers infant clothing and accessories, preemie clothing, gifts, books and so much more. An extensive line of Medela® breastfeeding products and nursing bras are also available. We are also pleased to offer the Symphony hospital-grade pump and scale rental. Please call 832-826-8000 for rental availability and fees.

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Massage Services

Massage service is provided at BellaLUNA boutique in the following techniques: prenatal, postnatal, Swedish, deep tissue and lymphatic drainage. Appointments available Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For appointments and price listings, please call 832-826-2135.

BabyBISTRO

The BabyBISTRO, located inside BellaLUNA Boutique, offers support to breastfeeding moms. We provide one-on-one consultation with a registered nurse who is an internationally board-certified lactation consultant, both before and after your baby is born. You may also visit to weigh your baby at no charge. Call 832-826-8881 for more information.

The Children’s Chapel

Located near the Auxiliary Bridge on Level 3 of West Tower, The Children’s Chapel provides a unique space for families, patients and staff to pray, meditate, attend religious services or simply be alone with their thoughts. The chapel is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Children’s Garden

Located on West Tower Level 4, this relaxing roof garden provides seating and tables for patients and families who want to spend time together, enjoy a meal or simply get outdoors without having to leave the hospital.

The Merle C. Donigan Play Garden

Another opportunity to get outdoors is the play area located outside the Abercrombie Building Level 1. The play garden is appropriate for children of all ages.

Family Lounges

Lounges with microwave ovens are available 24 hours a day on all inpatient floors.