Free and discounted admission programs

We are pleased to be able to offer discount programs for qualifying guests.

Association of Children’s Museums Discounts

  • If you have an ACM reciprocal logo on your membership card from another children’s museum, you will receive discounted admission for up to 6 individuals.


  • The Museum offers active duty military and reservist personnel and their families free admission with proper identification.


  • The Museum participates in the Cool Culture Family Pass Program which provides free admission for families with a child currently enrolled in a participating early childhood center or 

Corporate Memberships

  • Does your company have a corporate membership with the Museum? If so, you’ll be able to come in for free. Find out.

New York City Agencies

  • The Museum partners with many New York City agencies。 They include the NYC Department of Education, NYC Department of Homeless Services, the NYC Administration for Children’s Services and the NYC Department of Correction。 Show your employee identification card for free admission for the card holder only。

New York City’s Museum Community

  • We offer free admission to our colleagues who work in New York City’s museums with employee ID.

Public Libraries

  • If you live or work in New York City and have a New York, Brooklyn or Queens Public Library card you are eligible for which admits up to four people to the museum for free. Visit for more info.
  • If you live outside of the New York City area, your public library may be a member of CMOM. Ask at your library checkout desk. If they are, you be able to visit the Museum for free.


  • If you are a United Federation of Teachers union member, show your UFT union card or cultural pass for free admission for card holder.

Union Discounts

  • We work with 1199 SEIU Child Health Fund and DC 37 to provide opportunities for members to purchase reduced admission packages. Check with your union to find out when the next event is.