Membership

Purple Family Membership $65.00 + Tax

Unlimited free admission for one year for 2 people.

10% discount on birthday parties

Subscription to Children at Play online newsletter

Invitations to member – only events and exhibit previews

Two passes to Children at Play for any guest of your family

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 Aqua Family Membership $75.00 + Tax

Unlimited free admission for one year for 3 people.
10% discount on birthday parties
Subscription to Children at Play online newsletter
Invitations to member – only events and exhibit previews
Two passes to Children at Play for any guest of your family.

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Green Family Membership $85.00 + Tax

Unlimited free admission for one year for 4 people.
10% discount on birthday parties
Subscription to Children at Play online newsletter
Invitations to member – only events and exhibit previews
Two passes to Children at Play for any guest of your family.

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Orange Membership $95.00 + Tax

Unlimited free admission for one year for 5 people.

10% discount on birthday parties.

Subscription to Children at Play online newsletter

Invitations to member – only events and exhibit previews

Two passes to Children at Play for any guest of your family.

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Blue Family Membership $130 + Tax

Unlimited free admission for one year for the adults and children in your *immediate family

10% discount on birthday parties

Subscription to Children at Play’s online newsletter

Invitations to member – only events and exhibit previews

Participation in the Association of Children’s Museums reciprocal membership program.

4 passes to Children at Play for any guest of your family.

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Yellow Grandparent Membership $75 + Tax

Unlimited free admission for one year for 2 grandparents and up to 8 grandchildren

Subscription to Children at Play’s online newsletter

Invitation to member only events and exhibit previews

Two passes to Children at Play for any guest of your family.

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Red Supporter Membership $300 + Tax

Unlimited free admission for one year for adults and children in your *immediate family

Small Hand on the “Helping Hands Wall”

10% discount on birthday parties

Subscription to Children at Play online newsletter

Six passes to Children at Play for any guest of your family.

Invitations to member – only events and exhibit preview

Participation in the Association of Children’s Museums reciprocal membership program. Free admission to more than 150 children’s museums nationwide. For a complete list of participating museums, visit: www.childrensmuseums.org

*Immediate family – membership is valid for two named adults and the named children in one immediate household

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Would love to join the museum but need another option?

Other types of free memberships and memberships involving volunteer hours and group and/or school rates are available. Please contact us for more information!

Special Group fees and field Trips

Our Children’s Museum is a great place for your next group outing!

  • Organized groups (e.g., schools, child care centers, parent groups, church groups, etc.) with 10 or more children are eligible for special group discounts as described below.
  • Free Field Trips is your organization funded by Smart Start, More at Four or do you serve mostly low income families? If so you may be eligible for a free field trip visit to our museum. For more information call (252) 261-0290 to speak with the director.

General Information:

For organized groups of 10 children or more, we request that you make a reservation in advance to ensure that we have adequate space and staffing to accommodate your group.

  • Organized groups without reservations are welcome, but are not eligible for group discounts and will be accommodated as space permits.-We require 1 chaperone (aged 18 years or older) for every 4 children.
  • Children at Play can accommodate a maximum of 25 visitors per group visit. (children and adults included)
  • Self-guided group visits can be scheduled at any time during museum hours, as space permits
  • Group Rates (for Pre – scheduled Groups):
  • Schools and other organized groups (e.g., child care centers, parent groups, church groups, etc.) with 10 or more children are eligible for discounted rates of $3.00 per person. We require one teacher or chaperone for every 4 children. Children with family memberships can use their memberships during group visits.
  • A $20 non-refundable deposit is required with each reservation. This deposit will be credited toward the total admission fees due.
  • If your museum trip is canceled due to the official closing of schools, we will make every effort to reschedule your trip for another time.
  • Teachers or group leaders are responsible for confirming the number of children one week in advance of the visit.
  • Please make every effort to arrive promptly for your group visit.
  • To schedule, call Children at Play at (252) 261-0290 or email at childrenatplayobx@gmail.com.