A High-Energy Gathering Place Dedicated to the Study of You
Whether you’re 5 or 95, there’s always something new to learn about the most interesting subject of all: you. Part experiential lab and part community workspace, House of Shine is a whole museum dedicated to the Science of Self. When you visit us, you’ll become a Shineologist and begin exploring what makes you Shine. What will you discover?
Discover Your New Favorite PlaceVisiting House of Shine is one of the most unique things to do in Grapevine. It’s packed with interactive exhibits, self-discovery workshops, energizing spaces, and important conversations with inspiring people (including you). Explore our self-discovery museum using this interactive map.
When you enter the Shine Museum, you become a Shineologist—someone who studies the subject of Shine. You’ll be greeted by a volunteer in a yellow lab coat, and invited to experience each interactive exhibit. Before leaving, you’ll discover at least one idea for brightening your corner of the world.Register for Admission
Our one-of-a kind table with a spinning top facilitates vibrant community conversations about timely topics. Attend one of our scheduled conversations or challenge your group’s thinking by reserving the table for a development experience they’re sure to remember. While you’re here, cast your vote on the Question of the Week.Let’s Talk
Learn something new in our Shine Lab, where certified instructors teach our proven Shine Method to people of all ages, including parents and teachers. Based on our Be, Do, Share philosophy, Shine Lab self-discovery workshops unearth your Shine, refine talents, or tackle obstacles to living your most fulfilled life.Register Today
Grab a book, journal, friend or colleague and join us in the Commons. Informal and intimate, this bright and cheery space provides a place to meet—or meet someone new. We’ve got coffee brewing and a cozy chair calling your name, so we hope you’ll pop in for a visit.Join Us
Looking for things to do with kids in DFW? What could be more fun than stepping into a magic yellow school bus to enjoy a Shine experience? We designed this fun-filled space for 30+ kids to enjoy story hours, Shineworks art classes, birthday parties, field trips, and more events for kids.Book Your Event
At the cross section of Creativity and Community is a place where volunteers gather to conceptualize, create, and assemble the magic we spread in our corner of the world. Volunteers can “leaf” their mark on our Voluntree – a mural made from the thumbprints of everyone who generously donated their time.Become a Volunteer
In this space, Claudia Beeny, House of Shine’s Founder and Executive Director, will launch and host What’s Your Shine, a House of Shine podcast featuring happy people doing interesting things, and the sometimes-circuitous journeys they took to get there.Visit Claudia’s Corner
Ray Wattson, House of Shine’s mascot, brightens the world by sharing his creative ideas. He pursues experiences in downtown Grapevine and beyond, hoping each will shed light on his path. This hallway features a Gallery of Ray’s adventures and AccessoRay, an oversized Ray you can decorate with magnetic accessories.
House of Shine – Where Leaders Come to Grow – is a nonprofit museum located in the heart of historic downtown Grapevine, Texas. The welcoming spirit of this charming city provides the perfect backdrop for discovering your Shine. 334 S. Barton Street – Grapevine, Texas – (817) 601-8850Get Directions
Tuesday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
How to Get Here
If you’re using public transit, take TEXRail to the Grapevine Main station and walk to the corner of Barton Street and Worth Street. You’ll know you’ve arrived when you see the yellow doors! If you’re driving, find a parking place anywhere within the city and walk. Historic downtown Grapevine is easy to navigate on foot.
Explore our Newest Exhibit
Explore Life Maps – A Journey Back to My Twelve-Year-Old Self to learn how foundational moments and personal artifacts help narrate the life journeys of ten accomplished people in our community. See how the people they have encountered, experiences they have had—good and bad—and childhood interests have helped shape each of their paths.
Featuring: Samuel Barsoum, Leslie Mitchell, Brad Uptmore, Traci Bernard, Lewis Johnson, Magdalena Battles, Gabrielle Madison, Brady Clayton, Thear Suzuki, and Jacob Miles.Register Today
Handmade by members of our community, Shine Tokens are the perfect way to recognize people who brighten their corners of the world.
“What a gem in downtown Grapevine! The minute you walk through the bright yellow doors, you immediately feel inspired with all the fun colors. Our family had a great time learning about our SHINE through their interactive exhibits. We can’t wait to come back to attend some of the other workshops.”
Helping Students Find Their Shine
House of Shine Field Trips are designed for students in grades K-12, and can be adapted to meet the size, age, and time requirements of your group.Schedule Field Trip
Grapevine Event Rentals
The opportunity to host a positively unforgettable Grapevine event, party, shower or meeting in our inspired space.Rent