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Plan Your Visit

Admission & Timed-entry Passes


Wednesday-Monday: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed on Tuesday.
The Museum is reserved for members-only on the third Thursday of every month from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Please present your mobile phone with your tickets for entry. The Museum will no longer be accepting expired passes or coupons.

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Members: FREE! Not a member? Join here!
Adults & Children: $12
Seniors: $11
Children younger than 1: free
Museums for All: $2 per person, up to four people, with the presentation of a SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. P-EBT does not apply. Ticket purchases can be made in-person only. Proof of qualification is required for Museum admission.

Children must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or older) at all times during Museum visits. Adults visiting the Museum must be visiting with a child or have a scheduled appointment.

Gift Certificates & Gift Memberships
Museum gift certificates are available in any denomination and can be purchased online. Gift certificates can be used toward Museum admission and memberships. Or, give the gift of play! Museum memberships provide an entire year of hands-on, educational fun! For membership information, click here.

Health & Safety Requirements

Your family’s safety is our priority. Please review our health and safety policies for visiting.

If you or someone in your group is sick or feels unwell, please stay home and reschedule your visit.

Visitor Information

Betty’s Beans and Books
Betty’s Beans and Books is the Museum’s coffee shop proudly serving Stone Creek Coffee. The shop is open from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. during regular business hours. Guests are invited to bring their own closed coffee cup, or purchase a reusable branded cup or ceramic travel mug.

Bring-your-own-cup: $3.50 per fill
Black, reusable branded cup: $6, first cup of coffee included in purchase. Refills are $2.50.

Members receive 10% all Beans and Books purchases.
Beans and Books purchases can be made with credit card only.
Coffee is available on a first-come, first-served basis. An assortment of snacks are also available for purchase. The coffee shop does not have lunch or meal options. Kitchen resources are not available for guest use.

A Museum staff member may be taking photos/recording video during a family visit. Please inform a Guest Experience staff member or the photographer if you would prefer not to have your photo taken or be in video. You will be notified if any images of your family are captured. Photos are primarily used for social media purposes. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact and review our Photography-Videography policy. Guest photographs, video and recordings taken on Museum property shall be for private, noncommercial use only. Photography of children or families who are not part of your group is prohibited.

Food & Drink
Visitors are welcome to bring food and beverages. Food can be enjoyed in the seating area, located by the Museum’s Information Desk, outdoors, on the Museum’s balconies or in Museum Center Park. No food or beverages are allowed in Museum exhibit areas. Kitchen resources are not available for guest use.

Group Visits
Please visit our Field Trips and Groups page for more information.

Space in the Museum is limited. If possible, please consider leaving your stroller at home or using a smaller, umbrella-style stroller.

Museum Entry & Re-entry Policy
Children must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or older) at all times, and all adults must be accompanied by a child. Adults will be given handstamps at the time of admission. You may leave the Museum and re-enter by showing your handstamp at the Information Desk.

Nursing Nook
An enclosed, private nursing nook is available for use.



For additional information about Museum accessibility, click here.

Service Animals
Service dogs trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability are welcome in the Museum.

Smoking and vaping are not permitted in the Museum or pavilion.

Solicitation Policy
Unauthorized solicitation or petitioning is prohibited at the Museum.

Wi-Fi is not available in the Museum.

Upcoming Events
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Community Access Days
Families can receive FREE admission to the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum on the third Thursday of every month from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Learn more.