Adults: $12*
Children: $12**
Infants 11 months and younger: Free
Members: Free

*Adults must be accompanied by a child to enter, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

**All children under the age of 18 visiting the Children’s Museum of Cleveland must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older. For safety sake, we remind you that all adult visitors must supervise their children at all times.


We believe that every child deserves the opportunity to learn through play at the CMC. Through the “Museum For All” program, families receiving government assistance can visit the museum anytime during normal operating hours for a reduced rate of $2 per person for a group of up to 4 people. To receive reduced admission to the museum, please bring an ID as well as proof of state of Ohio government assistance such as an EBT or WIC card along when you visit the museum. The name on the ID and benefits card must match.

Families with an active military ID receive $2 off admission per immediate family member.

New Membership

Become a member online here … or in person on the next visit.

The CMC offers annual memberships so that families can enjoy the museum exhibits all year long. Become a member by signing up online or when first arriving at the Museum. Members are admitted free to the museum as often as they like during normal hours. Members receive discounts on birthday parties, room rentals and gift shop purchases. 

Membership Renewals

Renew memberships online here … or in person on the next visit.

Renewals may be made on or after the date of expiration.

Membership Levels

  • $80 (Family Basic membership for up to 3 individuals residing in the same household.)
  • $120 (Family Plus membership for 4 to 6 family members residing in the same household. Add additional family members residing in the same household or a caregiver for only $20 each.)
  • $150 (Association of Children’s Museum’s Reciprocal Membership. Please show valid membership card along with ID when visiting CMC. It is good for up to 6 people, in the same household, for half price admission. Click here for more information on ACM membership benefits.)