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Become a Member

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Family Membership
Grandparent Membership
Premier Membership
Discovery Builder
Discovery Builder
Explorer Club
Individual Plus 1
Foster Family Membership
Foster Family
Neighborhood Club Membership
Neighborhood Club
Leadership Donors
Leadership Donors
  • Family Membership


    Explore, discover, and make great family memories! Includes benefits for up to two adults sharing the same household and all children under age 21. Visit more than twice a year and the membership pays for itself.

    Add 2 Guests

    Bring two friends along for free any time you'd like! For less than $40 you can add two guests to your membership.
    Upgrade to a Plus 2 Membership

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  • Grandparent Membership


    Spend time with your favorite young explorers! Includes benefits for up to two grandparents sharing the same household and all unmarried grandchildren under age 21.

    Add 2 Guests

    Bring the whole family! For less than $40 you can add two guests. 
    Upgrade to a Plus 2 Membership

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  • Premier Membership


    Small donation, big experiences! By becoming a donor, you not only support the museum and enjoy regular membership benefits but also receive these additional perks:

    • Free stroller rental
    • Free coat check
    • 10% discount in the Food Court

    Your donation enables the museum to provide world-class experiences!



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  • Discovery Builder Membership


    Your donation helps bring dreams to life and create lifelong memories. Discovery Builder Memberships include all the benefits of Premier level support, plus:

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  • Explorer Club


    Be part of something big. Your generosity allows us to create experiences that spark a lifetime of curiosity. You receive all the benefits of Premier level support, plus:

    • Invitations to the Collections Tour series featuring over 120,000 rare artifacts
    • Four complimentary tickets to China’s Terra Cotta Warriors: The Emperor’s Painted Army exhibit


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  • Individual Plus 1 Membership


    This membership is perfect for families with just two visitors ready for an adventure! Includes benefits for one adult plus one guest per visit (cardholder must accompany guest).

    • Unlimited visits for one year
    • Free Carousel rides
    • Discounts and special events

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  • Foster Family Membership

    Free for Indiana Foster Families

    Indiana foster families can sign up for a year of unlimited free adventures and extraordinary learning.Includes all the benefits of a Family Membership.

    Made possible through a partnership with the Department of Child Services.


    Apply Now

  • Neighborhood Club Membership

    Free for Our Neighbors

    Welcome, neighbors! If you live within one of the museum’s six surrounding neighborhoods, you qualify for a free one-year family or grandparent membership.

    Start building lifelong memories with your family and community today!


    Apply Now

  • Leadership Donors

    Starting at $1,000

    The museum depends on donations from generous people like you to fulfill its mission. Your support helps fund world-class exhibits, holds down the true cost of admission and membership, and offers reduced admission to underserved families. Our highest-level donors enjoy benefits like these:

    • VIP travel opportunities
    • Complimentary tickets to special exhibits
    • Concierge services

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  • Gift Membership


    Don’t let family and friends miss any of the fun in 2015!

    A Children's Museum membership is an extraordinary value. All memberships offer unlimited admission for a whole year, free Carousel rides, advance tickets to shows, discounts, exclusive member hours, and more!

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Benefits of Membership


A Children’s Museum membership is an extraordinary value. Not only do you pay once to visit all year, you also can take advantage of these special benefits.

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 Call 317-334-4000 to purchase a gift membership.

Small Donations, Big Experiences

As a non-profit institution, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis depends on the generosity of people like you in order to provide extraordinary, one-of-a-kind experiences that spark a lifetime of curiosity, bring dreams to life, and inspire greatness.  One of the easiest and most rewarding ways to support the museum is through the purchase of a Premier or Discovery Builder membership. Premier or Discovery Builder memberships not only come with a variety of great benefits, but a portion of the purchase price is put into the museum's endowment to ensure that the museum can continue transforming the lives of children and families for generations to come.

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