The Children’s Museum of Sonoma County offers discounts on annual membership to qualifying families.

Qualifying Programs

Families receiving assistance from one of the following programs qualify for the Group A Discount (50% off annual membership rates):

  • Section 8/Public Housing
  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)/Low Income Energy Assistance (LIEA)
  • Medi-Cal/Medicaid

You+Me: $70 $35

Fun Four: $140 $70

Super Six: $190 $95

Families receiving assistance from one of the following programs qualify for the Group B Discount (80% off annual membership rates):

  • CalWorks/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • CalFresh/Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Free/Reduced Cost School Lunch

You+Me: $70 $14

Fun Four: $140 $28

Super Six: $190 $38

Choose from three levels of membership to fit your family size and receive the Access discount off the regular price of a one-year membership.

You+Me

Admission for named adult + 1 child

Access Fun Four

Admission for up to 4 visitors

Access Super Six

Admission for up to 6 visitors

All memberships include the following benefits:

  • Admission for the selected term during regular open days*
  • $2 off regular admission for up to 6 additional guests
  • Special member hours
  • Discounts on private playdates, birthday parties, Gift Corner purchases, and select events
  • Discount at Schulz Museum & Snoopy’s Home Ice Arena: $1 off each admission for up to 4 people

*Children’s Museum memberships do NOT include admission to select events, private playdates or birthday parties.

How To Sign Up for an Access Membership**:

  • Present proof of assistance from one of the programs listed above at the Museum front desk
  • Fill out the sign-up form
  • Pay the membership fee

**Please note: a limited number of discounted memberships are available each month, depending on funding for the program. Discounted memberships are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Children’s Museum offers discounted admission for CalFresh/EBT, WIC, and Medi-Cal Benefits Identification Cardholders (Photo ID required). Click here for more info on admissions rates.

Access FAQs

What documents can I submit to show that I qualify for an Access membership discount?

• WIC (app or card)
• CalFresh/SNAP (EBT card)
• Medi-Cal/Medicaid (Benefits Identification Card)
• Free/Reduced Cost School Lunch (letter for current school year)
• Cal WORKS/TANF (letter)
• Section 8 (letter)
• HEAP/LIEA (letter or statement)

I am receiving assistance from an organization that is not on the list. Can I still qualify for the Access membership discount?

If you’re receiving assistance from another government/social service organization, please email a copy of a letter from the organization detailing the assistance provided to members@cmosc.org for review. Requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

I do not receive any assistance from the government or a social service organization but cannot afford the regular membership price. Can I still qualify for the Access membership discount?

If you do not receive assistance, but cannot afford the cost of membership, you may submit a letter in place of the proof of assistance, briefly summarizing your current situation and the barriers preventing your family from visiting the museum.  Requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Is there a wait period to purchase a discounted membership?

A limited number of discounted memberships will be available each month for immediate purchase with proof of assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.

Can I renew a discounted Access Membership?  How?

Yes. Please show proof of assistance at the front desk and fill out an updated sign-up form.

For more information about the Access Program, email members@cmosc.org or call 707.546.4069.

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