Where Curiousity Plays, Every Day!


Tuesday through Saturday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year's Day
Daily Admission

Non-Members: $9.00 (ages 2 and up)
Under age 2: Free
Museum Members:  Free.  Become a Member.

Group rates available for pre-registered groups of 10 or more children.
Event Day pricing may apply to all rates, please call for current daily pricing.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
No adults are allowed in the Museum without a child, and no children without an adult.


All discounts require a valid photo ID and current membership card at the appropriate level listed.

Lake Superior Zoo & Great Lakes Aquarium members - 50% off admission
Association of Children’s Museums Reciprocal Members (ACM) - 50% off admission (up to 6 people)
Association of Science and Technology Centers Reciprocal Members (ASTC) - 100% off admission (up to 4 people)
Military - Adult free with the purchase of a child admission
Whole Foods Co-op Members - $2 off total admission

Access Programs

If the price of admission or membership is a burden, you have options.

Discovery for All Membership
The Duluth Children’s Museum offers the Discovery for All Membership to qualifying families who live within St. Louis, Carlton, Cook, Lake, Aitkin counties. This scholarship Membership includes unlimited admission for two named adults, all named children living in the same household. Pick up a membership application at our Welcome Desk.

FREE First Fridays
Come enjoy the Museum for free on the first Friday of every month (September-May)  from 5p.m.–7 p.m.

Access Admission
Families who present a valid Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card and valid photo id are eligible for $3 admission per person, valid for up to 4 people. There is no distance restriction to qualify for the Access Admission. Through our discounted Access Admission, the Museum participates in the Museums for All program. Visit their site for a full list of participating organizations.

Admission Policy

The Duluth Children’s Museum exhibits and programs are designed for children aged 0-10, with the following admission policy:
  • The Museum may close to due weather, special events, and holidays. Please be sure to check our CALENDAR for these dates and times.
  • Except as otherwise provided in this policy, adults (age 18+) must be accompanied by a child (age 0-18)
  • Adults experiencing disabilities are welcome to visit with their family members or support persons with at least a one-to-one ratio. Support persons are encouraged to call 218.733.7543 in advance so that Museum staff can advise you on the activity level of the building when you plan to arrive, particularly if you’re planning to visit as a group.
  • The Museum reserves the right to refuse admission
  • The Museum welcomes service animals with a vest or other identification; other animals or pets are not allowed except as part of Museum programs. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines service animals as a dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability. Dogs or therapy animals whose function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals according to ADA, even with a doctor's note.

Museum Guidelines

The Duluth Children’s Museum provides a safe space for children to play and discover.
  • Kids and grown-ups should stick together. No adults are allowed in the Museum without a child, and no children without an adult.
  • Adults are responsible for the supervision of children at all times.
  • No food or drinks on the second floor of the museum.
  • Treat other guests and Museum materials with kindness and respect.
  • Abusive and obscene language is prohibited.
  • The Duluth Children’s Museum is a tobacco free campus.
  • Weapons are not permitted on Museum property.
  • At times, the Museum has media and photographers on the exhibit floor. By entering our facility you have consented to having the Museum use your image for marketing purposes. If you wish to not be photographed you must notify security immediately upon entering. Security cameras, electronic access controls and security personnel are in place at all times.