Join our membership program!

When you become a member of The Iowa Children’s Museum, you unlock a full year of imagination and discovery! Take advantage of unlimited visits to our outstanding exhibits and programs. Your membership provides a variety of benefits for an entire year at a significant discount.

Already a member? Click here to view resources and frequently asked questions. 

Gifting a membership? Click here to view all gift card options.

Thanks to the generosity of our community, we are able to offer all memberships at a discounted price to make membership more accessible to all (the average family membership costs the museum $320 in actual expenses). Click here to learn more about ICM For Everyone, our free membership program for economically disadvantaged families.

Membership Benefits:

  • Unlimited play in our exhibits!
  • 20% Discount on MyICM facility rentals.
  • 10% Discount on Programs – Includes Drop-Off ProgramsCamps and other programming throughout the year.
  • 10% Discount at the Think Tank – Educational toys, games, puzzles, and more delight children and adults alike!
  • 10% Discount on Birthday Parties – Birthday Parties are fun for kids and a piece of cake for adults (Not currently available due to COVID-19 precautions).
  • Half price admission to 100+ children’s museums across the U.S. through the Association of Children’s Museum’s Reciprocal Network.
  • Exclusive Members-Only Museum Hours & Events

Membership Options

Select the membership plan that works best for you from the options below. The “Join” button will take you to our membership portal where you can create an account, purchase your membership, and see the details of your membership any time you’d like!

Already a member and looking to renew? Click here to login to our membership portal.

Family Membership

$145

Unlimited museum admission for two adults and all children (under age 18) living in one household

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Unlimited play in our exhibits for up to two adults and all children (under age 18) living in one household!

20% Discount on MyICM facility rentals.

10% Discount:

  • Programs – Includes Drop-Off ProgramsCamps and special workshops
  • Think Thank Toy Store Purchases
  • Birthday Parties (Not currently available due to COVID-19 precautions)

Half price admission to 100+ children’s museums across the U.S. through the Association of Children’s Museum’s Reciprocal Network!

Exclusive Members-Only Events

Family Plus Membership

$195

All the benefits of a Family Membership, plus 12 admission passes ($108 value) that can be used to bring along grandparents, child care providers, or friends!

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Unlimited play in our exhibits for up to two adults and all children (under age 18) living in one household!

12 admission passes for your use throughout the year

20% Discount on MyICM facility rentals.

10% Discount:

  • Programs – Includes Drop-Off ProgramsCamps and special workshops
  • Think Thank Toy Store Purchases
  • Birthday Parties (Not currently available due to COVID-19 precautions)

Half price admission to 100+ children’s museums across the U.S. through the Association of Children’s Museum’s Reciprocal Network!

Exclusive Members-Only Events

Grandparent Membership

$145

Unlimited museum visits for two grandparents living in one household and all of their grandchildren (under 18)

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Unlimited play in our exhibits for up to two grandparents living in one household and all of their grandchildren (under age 18)

20% Discount on MyICM facility rentals.

10% Discount:

  • Programs – Includes Drop-Off ProgramsCamps and special workshops
  • Think Thank Toy Store Purchases
  • Birthday Parties (Not currently available due to COVID-19 precautions)

Half price admission to 100+ children’s museums across the U.S. through the Association of Children’s Museum’s Reciprocal Network!

Exclusive Members-Only Events

Additional Membership Options

There’s a membership option for everyone! Select from the options below to take advantage of some of our more customized membership options or to give the gift of play to someone you love.

Guest Add-On

$25

Bring one additional guest per visit!

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Bring a friend, a grandparent, or childcare provider with you for a day of fun! Guest Add-Ons can be combined with a Family, Family Plus, or Grandparent Membership. Cannot be combined with an Individual Annual Pass.

Individual Annual Pass

$50

Free museum admission for a year for one adult or child

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An Individual Annual Pass offers one person (adult or child) unlimited visits for a year.

Does not include other membership benefits.

Give a Membership

$50-195

Give the gift of play! A membership to The ICM provides a full year of fun and learning.

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Digital gift cards allow you to purchase and print a gift membership for a loved one from the comfort of your home!

Simply select the membership level you would like to give; we provide a PDF with a gift card code they can use when purchasing their membership (online or at the museum).

There’s nothing like the gift of play!

Due to COVID-19 precautions, membership benefits may be adjusted or unavailable when necessary. For the most up-to-date information about how we’re protecting the health and safety of everyone in our space, click here.

Children’s Museum memberships and coupons cannot be applied to educational programs including field trips and birthday parties.  Memberships are nonrefundable and nontransferable. 

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