general admission

National Children’s Museum is closed until further notice as a precaution against COVID-19. 

Tickets will be available once the Museum can reopen.

For exchanges during the closure, please email ticketing.

The Museum is open seven days a week from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. General admission tickets for our soft opening are $10.95 for children over the age of one and adults. Members can reserve their tickets through the member portal.

All tickets for the Museum are timed entry. We strongly encourage booking ahead of time to ensure availability for your preferred date and time. The Museum does not offer refunds.

The Museum is closed on the following holidays: 

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Plan for your visit: check out our frequently asked questions for tips for a great trip.

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