CMEE FAQs

When is the Children’s Museum open?
-During the winter season, we are open Sunday-Monday, Wednesday-Saturday from 9am-5pm.
-During the summer season (Memorial Day to Labor Day), we are open Sunday-Saturday from 9am to 5pm.

How do I get to the Museum?
-Please visit our Directions and Location page.

How much is admission for the Children’s Museum?
-For everyone over the age of 12 months, admission is $12. We also have a pretty cool membership program that you can learn about here.

Is there an educator/law enforcement/senior citizen discount?
-Through the Museum for All Program, we offer free admission for EBT cardholders. We also have a first time educator family member discount as well as a military/veteran discount with a valid military ID.

How big is the Museum?
-CMEE has over 7,000 square feet of exhibit gallery and classroom space, along with an outdoor amphitheater with seating for 350 people.

Do I have to accompany my child around the museum?
-Adults must be accompanied by a child and children must be accompanied by an adult. Children should be supervised by a parent, grandparent, or caregiver (over 18 years of age) at all times.

Do you have a cafeteria?
-CMEE has no cafeteria. Snacks and drinks are available in CMEE’s vending area and child-friendly restaurants are a short drive away. Please keep food and drinks confined to the lobby or outdoors and not near the exhibitions.

Do you have coffee?
-Yes, we have a Keurig at the front desk and coffee is available for purchase ($1 for members, $2 for non-members)

Is there an area for changing & nursing?
-There is no designated area for nursing mothers at the moment however you are free to feed your baby anywhere like our soothing chair in the Baby Garden exhibit. Infant changing stations are located in the restrooms.

Can I leave and come back?
-Absolutely, admission is good for the whole day.

Do I have to pay for children/adults?
-Yes, it is $12 per person for everyone over 12 months.

Can my child have a birthday party at the Museum?
-Absolutely! We love hosting kids birthday parties. Discover our children’s party packages

Are you a non-for-profit?
-Yes, we are a qualified 501c3.

How can I get involved?
-We are always in need of volunteers from teenagers to adults. For more info, visit here. If you would like to make a donation, visit here.

 What’s your annual operating budget?
-Our annual operating budget is just over $1.5 million. Admissions and memberships covers over 40% of the Museum’s operating expenses. Fundraising events, grants, and contributions support the remaining two thirds. The Museum’s 990 form is available  here.

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