Membership

The Children’s Museum offers unique and generous membership benefits designed for flexibility. All memberships include unlimited visits for one year.

Membership Levels

  • Family Membership ($160)

    Join (or renew) to receive:
    • Free general admission for your dependent child(ren) living in the your home
    • Free general admission for any related adults accompanying named child(ren)
    • Free general admission for one unrelated adult accompanying named child(ren)
    • Exclusive Members Only hours: Every Sunday 9am - 11am
    • Discounts on birthday parties, camp registration, and workshops

  • Family Access Membership ($5 application fee)

    CMOSC strives to make the Museum accessible to all families. Our Family Access program provides discounted memberships to income-eligible families. A Family Access membership is valid for 6 months and provides your family with the following benefits:
    • Free general admission for your dependent child(ren) living in the your home
    • Free general admission for any related adults accompanying named child(ren)
    • Free general admission for one unrelated adult accompanying named child(ren)
    • Exclusive Members Only hours: Every Sunday 9am - 11am
    • Discounts on birthday parties, camp registration, and workshops

    For all information regarding Family Access Memberships & to apply, click here.

  • Grandparent Membership ($160)

    Join (or renew) to receive
    • Free general admission for grandparent & spouse
    • Free general admission for 4 grandchildren (per grandparent)
    • Exclusive Members Only hours: Every Sunday 9am - 11am
    • Discounts on birthday parties, camp registration, and workshops

  • Grandparent Club Membership ($500)

    All the benefits of a Grandparent Membership, plus:
    • 10 Free Admission passes
    • Tax-deductible ($220)
    • Recognition in Museum Publications
    • Invitations to Grandparent Club exclusive events throughout the year:


    For more information, please contact Jenny Juhl at (707) 546-4069 x103, or jenny@cmosc.org

    Upcoming Grandparent Club Events:
    • Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Social – July 15, 2017 – More details coming soon!
    • Snow Globe Workshop – December 2, 2017 – More details coming soon!

    *Grandparent Club Events are FREE for Grandparents and their grandchildren. Additional guests are $25 per person. Space is limited – early registration recommended.

  • Collaborator Membership ($350)

    All the benefits of a Family Membership, plus:
    • 10 Free Admission Passes
    • Tax Deductible ($85)
    • Recognition in Museum publications

  • Innovator Membership ($650)

    All of the benefits of a Family membership plus:
    • 20 Free Admission Passes
    • Tax-deductible ($285)
    • Recognition in Museum publications
    • Invitations to VIP Events
    • Discount on Site Rentals

  • Gift Memberships

    We offer gift memberships!
    To process a gift membership, you will need to provide the following:
    • Parent name(s) receiving the gift membership
    • Address, phone number and email for the parent(s)receiveing the gift membership
    • Full names and birth dates of their children


    *All membership terms and conditions apply - please see our Membership Policies and Guidelines below*

    For more information please call 707-546-4069 or email members@cmosc.org

ACM Reciprocal Privileges

Each membership level is eligible to receive 50% off admission at other participating children’s museums

Purchasing a Membership

  • In person:  Wed - Mon 9:00am - 4:00pm.  (The Museum is closed Tuesdays)
  • By email: members@cmosc.org (do not include credit card information via email; payment must be taken over the phone)
  • By phone:  707-546-4069. *Please note we can be very busy during any given day; voicemails may take up to 48 hours to be returned
  • By mail:  CMOSC, Attn: Membership, 1835 W. Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
  • Online purchases are not available at this time

Renewing a Membership

  • We do not accept renewals more than 30 days before expiration date

Member Policies & Guidelines

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the following member policies & guidelines below. For full Membership Policies and Guidelines, download our Membership Terms

Policies          

  • Membership Card or Photo ID is required at check-in.
  • All members must live in the same household.
  • Only one family (i.e. parent(s) and dependent child(ren)) per membership allowed.  Multiple families found sharing a membership can result in termination of membership privileges without refund.
  • Related Adult guests are free only when accompanying named members.
  • Free Museum Admission does not apply to birthday parties, field trips or special events.
  • Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • CMOSC reserves the right to make changes to the terms and benefits at any time.

Guidelines  

  • We post all programs, special events and field trips on our calendar - we recommend checking it frequently to optimize your visits.
  • The Museum issues announcements and membership information primarily via email blasts; communication by mail is limited to member cards.  Members are encouraged to keep their email and postal addresses up-to-date by notifying Member Services at members@cmosc.org with any changes.
  • On occasion, CMOSC may be closed for facility upgrades or private events.  While we do our best to notify both members and the general public of any closures, open days and hours are subject to change without prior notice.  Please see our calendar or home page for a complete and current listing of closures or special events.

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The Children's Museum of Sonoma County is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that relies on membership and admission fees as well as philanthropic support to cover operating costs, which include exhibit maintenance, facility upgrades, program development and much more. Our terms and conditions are intended to prevent misuse and abuse of memberships, which result in significant loss of revenue for the Museum. We appreciate your understanding and support.

Children's Museum of Sonoma County's tax EIN is 20-3496878.  Memberships are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Consult your tax professional or financial adviser for more information.