Being a Member Pays!
Membership at the museum is an extraordinary value—not only do you receive unlimited admission for a year, you also get tons of benefits! Be sure to take advantage of all your membership has to offer.
- Unlimited, free Carousel rides
- 10% discount on general guest admission tickets
- Exclusive members-only events and hours
- Advance tickets for Lilly Theater shows online or by phone at 317-334-4000.
- 20% discount on family program registration
- 10% discount in The Museum Store
- 10% off birthday party packages
- Free subscription to Extra!, the museum’s magazine and program guide
- Special discounts for local sports and entertainment
Current Member-Only Offers and Events
Monthly Member Offer: The Museum Store
Members save an EXTRA 33% off already discounted Super Hero backpacks. Members can purchase these DC Comics backpacks for ONLY $19.95 (suggested retail $39.95)!
Show your membership card at checkout to receive the discount. No additional discounts, no rainchecks, while supplies last.
Colts 5K Run/Walk and Kids' Fun Run
Museum members get $5 off registration. Start outside of Lucas Oil Stadium and then experience the thrill of NFL Football when you finish at the 50-Yard-Line! All participants will receive an exclusive t-shirt and medal. Check member enews for details and promo code!
The Children's Museum Guild's Black Hat Dash
Members get $5 off registration. Use promo code MEMBER at checkout.
Important Road Closure Information
28th Street from Meridian to Pennsylvania Streets is closed from Jan. 2–Oct. 31, 2018 as part of a Citizens Energy Group construction project. Illinois Street is fully open allowing access to our free parking garage, however, we do anticipate heavier traffic near the museum. For detour routes, please see the map. Thank you for your patience as Citizens Energy Group works hard to improve Indianapolis’ waterways through the DigIndy Tunnel System.
Explore the Cretaceous world and learn about the tools used in the lab, create a cast using a mold from a dinosaur fossil, examine the Triceratops skull, and tour our Natural Science Collections area! Details
Friday, Nov 9, 2018
5:30 PM-7:00 PM