Join Today for a Year of Family Fun

With a family membership, you can visit as often as you like for one year. Enjoy unlimited play and boundless learning while making lifelong family memories.

Your membership helps keep the museum strong. We are a nonprofit dedicated to sparking children’s learning through play.

$139

Includes admission for up to two adults and all children in a household.

‣ Unlimited admission for one full year
‣ $2 discount on up to six guest tickets per visit
‣ 10% discount at museum café and store
‣ Discounts at partner retailers and attractions
‣ 50% off admission for your family at children’s museums nationwide via the ACM Reciprocal Network

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Guest Add-Ons – $30 each
‣ Free admission for a friend, caregiver, grandparent or other relative every visit
‣ Can be a different guest each visit

$239

Includes Household membership benefits PLUS…

‣ 6 free parking passes
‣ 4 free admission tickets
‣ 4 free ice cream treats at the museum café
‣ Exclusive canvas tote bag
‣ Free/discounted admission to hundreds of science centers and museums across the U.S. via ASTC Travel Passport Program

Perks worth $250+
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Guest Add-Ons – $30 each
‣ Free admission for a friend, caregiver, grandparent or other relative every visit
‣ Can be a different guest each visit

Membership Details

Benefits Begin Immediately

Memberships are active as soon as you complete your purchase. If you buy a new membership online and want to visit right away, tell a staff member at the box office during check in that you are a new or renewing member and they will issue you a membership card.

Getting Membership Cards

If you buy a membership while at the museum, you will receive your membership cards at that time. If you buy online, you may choose to have cards mailed to you or you may pick them up on your first visit. If you purchase through the mail, cards will be mailed.

Adding Guests (Flex Members) to a Membership

You can add up to two guests (flex members) to any membership. The guest add-on provides free admission for a friend, caregiver, grandparent or other relative every visit. The guest can be a different person each visit. At least one person in the member family, either an adult or a child, must attend with the guest.

Renewing Extends Your Membership One Year

Current members can extend their membership’s expiration date by 12 months at any time during the year. Renewing early is a great option for members who want to take advantage of any special offers they have received.

All Play Memberships and Tickets Available to Income-Qualified Families

Qualifying families may purchase a one-year All Play scholarship membership for $39. Any family receiving benefits through EBT, WIC or a free/reduced school lunch program is eligible for an All Play membership. The museum also offers single-day All Play admission tickets for $3 each.

Membership Discounts

The museum offers discounts on memberships through various partner organizations. | See Discounts

Upcoming Exhibits

 NEW  Permanent Exhibit!
Coming Winter 2021

Discover a shipwreck, practice scuba skills and explore towering cliffs.

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Opens Winter 2022
Take a trip to the Island of Sodor, the land of Thomas, Percy and many other useful engines.

Household Membership Benefits

Free Admission for One Year

Unlimited visits for one year for two named adults and all children under age 18 living in the same household.

Discount at Museum Café and Store

Show your member admission sticker for a 10% discount on food, drinks and merchandise at Tomato Tomäto on the museum’s second floor.

Discounts at Partner Retailers and Attractions

Save on tickets or membership at various stores and attractions. | Member Bonus Benefits

Discounted Guest Tickets

Members receive a $2 discount on up to six guest tickets per visit.

Half-Price Admission to Children’s Museum Nationwide

Members get 50% off admission for up to six guests at participating children’s museums across the U.S. via the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) Reciprocal Network. | View Participating Museums

Access to Special Events

Members get invited to special events, such as members-only nights and sneak peeks for new exhibits.

Household Plus Perks Benefits

Household Plus Perks includes all the benefits of the Household membership level listed above, plus…

Six Parking Passes

Six passes for free parking at the World Trade Center ramp while visiting the museum

Four Admission Tickets

Tickets to share with friends and relatives or to donate to a charitable cause

Four Ice Cream Treats

Four coupons for a free ice cream treat at the museum café

Tote Bag

Canvas tote bag exclusive to Household Plus Perks members

Discounted Admission at Science Centers and Museums Nationwide

Free or discounted admission at participating science centers and museums across the U.S. via the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program. Institutions within 90 miles of Minnesota Children’s Museum, including the Science Museum of Minnesota, are excluded. | View Participating Institutions

Perks Valid for One Year

Plus Perks benefits must be redeemed during the 12-month period of the membership. Perks not redeemed during the term of the Household Plus Perks membership expire with the membership.

Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. Photo identification is required at check-in. Minnesota Children’s Museum reserves the right to make changes to its benefits structure at any time without notice.

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