Memberships



During the COVID 19 crisis, you can still support the Museum with your membership purchase.  Any membership purchased during this time will have their expiration date extended to one year from our re-opening date. You can’t stop the Power of Play!

Membership Extension

Current Members: We will be extending memberships for the number of weeks that we are closed once we re-open.

New and Renewing Members: Any membership purchased  or renewed during this time will have their expiration date extended to one year from our re-opening date.

A Museum Membership

 
This is the perfect gift for families of all ages and sizes!
Every day CDM Members sing the praises of their membership:
  • “We just stopped by in between school and soccer.”
  • “We used our Plus membership in Chicago and saved a $100 on admission fees.”
  • “Every year I give my daughter and her family their membership for Christmas…. It always fits!”
Memberships include:
  • Free museum admission for 12 months
  • Discounts on birthday parties, museum classes and special events
  • 10% discount in the Discover More! Store
  • Unlimited opportunities to make life-long memories!

Click here for the CDM Member Brochure (PDF) to purchase a gift membership certificate.

Please Note: Memberships start on the day of purchase. A gift certificate in the amount of the membership and a member registration form will be provided for the family. They must return both items to the museum to activate their 12 month membership. CDM staff can no longer “look-up” lost gift certificates. Please treat all gift certificates as cash. For more information contact Shelly Hanover, Membership Coordinator 309-433-3453 or email.

Family Membership $95


Unlimited general admission for two adults and all children under 18 living in the same household.

Benefits include:
  • 10% discount in the Discover More! Store
  • Discounts on CDM special events, birthday parties and education programs
  • Invitations to exhibit previews and member events
  • Free subscription to museum newsletter
a button to purchase a Basic Membership

Family Plus Membership $130

 
Unlimited admission for two adults and all children under 18 living in the same household
The same great benefits as our Family membership, plus:
  • One free guest admission with each visit to CDM
  • Discounted or Free admission to over 500 participating ASTC (Association of Science-Technology Centers) Passport Program, and up to 6 1/2 price admissions to participating ACM (Association of Children’s Museums) - Reciprocal Network.
  • ACM Reciprocal List (PDF)
  • ASTC Passport List (PDF)
a button to purchase a Plus Membership

Grandparent Membership $125

 
Unlimited admission grandparents and their grandchildren for family visits to our Museum

The same great benefits as our Family membership, plus:
  • One free guest admission with each visit to CDM
  • Discounted or Free admission to over 500 participating ASTC (Association of Science-Technology Centers) Passport Program, and up to 6 1/2 price admissions to participating ACM (Association of Children’s Museums) - Reciprocal Network. (see below for link to listings)
  • ACM Reciprocal List (PDF)
  • ASTC Passport List (PDF)
a button to purchase a Grandparents Membership

Please Note

 
  • Memberships are not valid for field trip or birthday party admission
  • Memberships are non-transferable
  • CDM PLUS and Grandparent Members receive $1 off admission at Peoria’s Riverfront Museum