CMEE FAQs

When is the 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 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 card holders. 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 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. 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 birthday parties. For more information, click here.

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.