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Chicago Children's Museum Membership

Membership is a great deal! Your family will enjoy unlimited access to the museum's awesome exhibits, playful programs and free daily art classes for an entire year. Explorers-level members and above receive 50% off general admission at almost 200 participating children’s museums nationwide. View all membership levels and benefits.

Member Appreciation Days—Every Weekend in September

  • Members can bring up to 4 friends—FREE
  • Members will receive a 20% discount in the CCM Gift Shop
  • Everyone gets $10 off any new, renewal or gift membership (and enjoys the benefits above!)

Offers are valid Saturdays and Sundays in September—onsite only—and cannot be combined with other offers or applied to previous purchases. Gift Shop and “4 friends free” discounts are available to CCM members only. Friends must accompany current CCM members to receive free admission. The $10 discount is valid on all one-year Family and Explorers membership purchases.

Membership Levels and Benefits Family
(for 4)
Explorers
(for 6)
Builders
(for 6)
Inventors
(for 6)
Price for 1 year $115  $145 $250 $500
Price for 2 years $210 $255
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50% off general admission for 6 people at almost 200 participating children's museums through the ACM Reciprocal Program Table Marker Table Marker Table Marker
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Member benefits are subject to change without notice.

Under IRS guidelines, Family and Explorers memberships are 100% tax deductible, and receipts or cancelled checks should be retained as proof of membership purchase. Donor-level members (Builders and Inventors) will receive written acknowledgment from the museum regarding the tax-deductible portion of their memberships. We recommend you consult a tax professional if you have questions.

To learn more about Chicago Children's Museum membership, call (312) 464-7678 or email us.