Hours & Pricing

General Admission Fee


  • Admission is $7 per person ages two and older.
  • Children under the age of 2 are free.
Paid admission allows access to all floors of the museum, participation in free floor programs, and allows for re-entrance to the museum at any point in the day! Visit the museum for free when you purchase a 12 month membership. View the CDM Member Brochure (PDF).

General Operating Hours

Day Time
Monday 9:00am-Noon (Members Only)
Tuesday 9:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday  9:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-8:00pm
Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 1:00-5:00pm

2018-2019 Special Hours

Date Note
Monday, January 1, 2018 New Year's Day- Closed
Sunday, April 2, 2018 Closed
Monday, May 28, 2018 Memorial Day- Closed
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 4th of July- Closed
Monday, September 3, 2018 Labor Day- Closed
Thursday, November 22, 2018 Thanksgiving- Closed
Monday, December 24, 2018 Christmas Eve- Closed
Tuesday, December 25, 2018 Christmas Day- Closed 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 New Year's Day- Closed 

Annual Shutdown


 The museum will be closed September 4-8 for our Annual deep cleaning of the museum. We will re open in time to celebrate Grandparents Day!