Why join our membership program?
The Iowa Children’s Museum is dedicated to educating children and strengthening families in an active learning environment that inspires every child to imagine, create, discover, and explore through the Power of Play. Joining the Museum’s Membership Program enables your family to take advantage of unlimited visits, at times which are convenient for you, to our outstanding exhibits and programs for an entire year at a significant discount.

The average family membership costs the museum $320 in actual expenses. Museum membership costs are subsidized by contributions from our annual donors.

**Please note** Gift cards cannot be used toward online purchases, including purchasing or renewing memberships. If you’d like to use a gift card to purchase or renew your membership, please visit us in-person.


Includes free admission for one year for two named adults living in one household and all named children under age 18 living in the same household.

Includes all the benefits of the family membership PLUS 12 free admission passes ($108 value).  Great to use throughout the year for friends and family!

Includes free admission for one year for two named grandparents living in one household and all of their named grandchildren under age 18.

Guest Add-On $25
Includes one free guest per visit.  Add to a Family, Family Plus or Grandparent Membership.


INDIVIDUAL ANNUAL PASS $45 (does not included member benefits)
Includes free admission for one year from the date of purchase for one named adult or child.

Membership Benefits:

  • 10% Discount on Programs – Includes Day Camps, Summer Camps and special workshops through out the year.
  • 10% Discount on Birthday Parties – Birthday Parties are fun for kids and a piece of cake for adults.
  • 10% Discount at the Think Tank – Educational toys, games, puzzles, and more delight children and adults alike!
  • Half price admission to almost 200 children’s museums across the U.S. through the Association of Children’s Museum’s Reciprocal Network!
  • Exclusive Members-Only Events

Note: Children’s Museum memberships and coupons cannot be applied to educational programs including field trips and birthday parties

Association of Children’s Museum Reciprocal Network

The Iowa Children’s Museum is proud to be a part of the Association of Children’s Museums which serves as an advocate and resource for children’s museums around the country. Your Iowa Children’s Museum Membership entitles you to a 50% discount on all admissions, up to 6 people, at reciprocating children’s museums. For a list of participating museums click here or inquire at the museum’s front desk.

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