Memberships

Member Mondays  

The Museum is open from 9am -Noon for members only.  Please show your membership card for admission.

Membership Appreciation Week

 
Get a head start on your holiday shopping as the Museum shows our appreciation to you! Museum Members will receive 20% off purchases in the Museum Store all week long. 
Receive $20 off when you join, renew, or gift a Plus or Grandparent Membership. 

Dates: Thursday, November 15- Sunday, November 18

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