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Current Members

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 our most popular 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
  • Discount on tickets to Treasures of Ancient Greece, open June 15, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020.

Current Member-Only Offers and Events

Store Special
Now through Oct. 31, warm up with an extra 10% discount on our Est. 1925 zip-up hoodies. This is a secret deal just for members, make sure to ask about it at the register!

Upcoming Pacers Games
Members get discounted tickets on select games! Several seating options available, with balcony tickets starting at only $17! Check member enews for details.

Discount on FELD shows
Tickets for Disney on Ice and Jurassic World Live Tour are available now! Charge by phone at 317-334-4000 or purchase at Concierge Desk. Limit 10 tickets prer member household.

National Geographic Live: Exploring Mars at Butler Arts Center
Oct. 24
Join NASA Engineer Kobie Boykins for an engaging evening exploring the red planet! As supervisor of the mobility and remote sensing teams for the Mars rover Curiosity, Boykins monitoried the headline-making studies of the rover, including evidence that conditions on Mars could once have supported life. Members get $10 tickets! Check member enews for details and promo code.

Pacers 5K
Oct. 26
Run or walk in the 2nd Annual Pacers 5K! Receive a free shirt, medal, and one Balcony level ticket to the Pacers vs. Cavaliers game on Friday, Nov. 11! Museum members get $5 off registration. Check member enews for details.

Indianapolis Indians Knot Hole Kids Club
Museum members save $4 on a membership to the Knot Hole Kids Club. For only $14, receive a ticket to all home games, a t-shirt and the chance to run the bases postgame every Sunday home game. Check member enews for details.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Kids Club
Members save on their first Annual Kids Club membership--receive a special gift at every race, special offers, exclusive events, and more. Check member enews for details and promo code.

Indianapolis Colts Kids Club
Save on the one-time enrollment fee and get a behind the scenes look at the Indianapolis Colts! Receive a personalized membership kit, newsletters and invitations to exclusive Kids Club events, contests, and more. Check member enews for details.

Golf Galaxy
Visit Golf Galaxy to shop a wide selection of golf clubs, apparel and equipment. Museum members get 10% off an in-store purchase with coupon. Valid at Castleton location through 12/31/19. Check member enews for details.

Discounted Lyft rides
Members get 25% off rides to and from the children's museum, through Dec. 31, 2019. Valid from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Check member enews for details.

Discount on Haunted House events
Members get 10% off tickets to all of the frightfully fun events! Login to your account to receive your discount.

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Upcoming Events

Member Morning Weekends

Enjoy all your favorite exhibits on the first Sat. and Sun. of every month, when the museum opens an hour early, exclusively for you! Details

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Beyond the Paleo Window

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

date Friday, Nov 8, 2019

date 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

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First Thursday Nights

Get in on everything extraordinary during First Thursday Nights from 4 to 8 p.m. Details

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Breakfast with Santa

Families will enjoy breakfast and a visit with Santa! Details

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North Pole PJ Party!

Spend the holidays with us in a brand new way! Bring your family in their best Christmas PJs and be ready to party in the Museum Manor! Details

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Santa’s Big Arrival

It’s the jolliest spectacle of the holidays…Santa dashes in to the museum—by IndyCar! Details

date Friday, Nov 29, 2019

date 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

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Small Donation, Big Experiences

A donation to the museum enables us to:

  • Develop world-class exhibits
  • Offer vibrant educational programming for underserved youth
  • Serve as a catalyst for overall quality-of-life improvements in the surrounding neighborhoods

Become a donor today and upgrade your experience.

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