Hours & Admission

Reservations Required

The Children's Museum of Cleveland offers timed ticket sessions and guided rentals. 

Reservations are required for all visitors (Members and Non-Members) and can be made online at the ticketing links below.

Purchase Tickets & Guided Rentals

Mask Required Timed Ticket Sessions:

During these 2-Hour Timed Ticket Sessions, face masks are required. 

Guests can visit CMC for standard admission rates or FREE with their CMC Membership.

 Attendance is limited, and reservations are required.

Visitors will have access to all of the Museum's exhibits. Exhibit spaces will be shared amongst multiple families.

Face masks covering the mouth & nose are required for all guests ages 3 and up at all times. Face shields, gators and masks with valves are not accepted.

Details:

2-hour session

Mask Optional Timed Ticket Sessions: 

During these 2-Hour Timed Ticket Sessions, face masks are optional.

Guests can visit CMC for standard admission rates or FREE with their CMC Membership.

 Attendance is limited, and reservations are required.

Visitors will have access to all of the Museum's exhibits. Exhibit spaces will be shared amongst multiple families.

Face masks are optional during these sessions.

Details:

2-hour session

Guided Rentals: 

Guided rentals offer groups the opportunity to enjoy our exhibits privately. During these rentals, there will be 2 groups in the building simultaneously, but the groups will be separated during their visit. 

Guests will move as a group from one exhibit to the next. Groups will have 45 minutes in Wonder Lab, 45 minutes in Adventure City / Theater / Playlist, and 30 minutes in Meadow / Arts & Parts.

Face masks are optional during guided rentals.

Please note that if you are celebrating a birthday, space for food and/or decorations is not currently offered. Please do not plan to eat on-site during rentals.

Details:

$200

Includes up to 10 guests for a 2 hour rental.

Up to 10 additional guests may be added for an additional fee of $20 per additional guest. Rentals may not exceed 20 guests total (all guests over the age of 11 months are counted towards this number.)

Museum Hours

CMC is currently reservation-only. View our ticketing calendar to view available dates and sessions.

Holiday Hours:
Closed 
Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day)
Closed Monday, July 4 (Independence Day)
Closed Monday, Sept. 5 (Labor Day)
CLOSED September 5-9th for Building Maintenance
Closed
Thursday, Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving)
Closed Saturday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve)
Closed
Sunday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day)
Closed
Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023 (New Year’s Day)

Admission

Adults

$12

Children

$12

Infants

(11 months and younger)

FREE

CMC Members

FREE

*Adults must be accompanied by a child to enter, and children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.


To ensure safety, all adult visitors must supervise their children at all times.