Children's Museum

Mon-Sun 10am–5pm; Closed on Memorial Day

Children look up in an art installation which casts swinging light circles on the ground.

Admission Discounts

View the current discounts you may be eligible to use at the Museum.

Standing Discounts:

AAA Members:  $1 off up to 5 people. Active member card required.

Active, Retired and Veteran Military Personnel: Free admission for active, retired and veteran military duty members (military ID holder only) which includes active duty Reserve and active duty National Guard. Family members of the cardholder receive $5 admission (up to 4 people). Cardholder must be present. Active, retired and veteran military ID (Geneva Conventions CAC ID or a DD Form 1173 ID card) required.

From Tuesday, May 30  - Sunday, September 3, 2017, active, retired and veteran military duty members and up to 5 family members receive free admission as part of the Blue Star Museums program. Military ID or appropriate dependent ID card required.

ACM Reciprocal Network: Members of participating children's museums receive 50% off admission for up to 6 people. See the complete list of participating museums and guidelines. Valid membership card required. 

ASTC Travel Passport: Members of participating museums located 90 miles or more from the Children's Museum receive reciprocal admission. See the complete list of participating museums and guidelines. Valid membership card required. 

Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh Matches: One child admission free with one paid adult admission. Active match ID required.

PA ACCESS EBT cardholders (Yellow and Green cardholders): Admission for up to 4 people (including the cardholder) of the same household $2.00 each. PA ACCESS or ACCESS EBT card and photo ID for EACH ADULT being admitted on the card required. Adult IDs must show same address as cardholder. Limit one card per household. Click here to learn more about the Museums for all Program.

PAEYC and NAEYC Members: $2 admission for up to 4 guests. Active Member Card required.

Pittsburgh Entertainment Book: One child admission free with one paid adult admission. Valid Entertainment book coupon required.

Port Authority of Allegheny County Monthly Bus Pass holders:  $1 off up to 5 people. Valid current monthly bus pass required.

UPMC Health Plan Members:  $3 off up to 4 people. Active UPMC Health Plan card required. 

WDUQ Members:  $1 off up to 5 people. Active Member Card required. 

WQED Members: 1.00 off up to 5 people. Active Member Card required.

Please Note:  These discounts may not be used in conjunction with each other, with other Museum discounts, or for group visits.


Follow the links to learn more about our UPMC Dining Smart Community Program in the Big Red Room Café and UPMC MyHealth Community Healthy Choices here at the Children's Museum.