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Become a Member Today!

With a museum membership you'll enjoy unlimited admission, discounts, special members-only events, and more with every level. (See below for levels and benefits.) 

Membership pays for itself in just 3 visits. 

It's a great family investment and a memorable gift.

All Members receive the following benefits: 
  • Unlimited museum admission for one year 
  • NEW in 2016 - Free admission to Boo Bash & Noon Year's 
  • Free admission to "Members-Only" events 
  • Free subscription to Applause! newsletter 
  • Members-Only Museum Hours 
  • Discounts on birthday parties, workshops, camps, preschool, cafe and museum store 
  • "2-for-1" Admission Passes to 21 other Northwest (NWAYM) Youth Museums
Deluxe Members receive all member benefits listed above for the 2 adults named on the pass and all dependent children in household through age 17,
PLUS:

  • Two additional guests per visit
  • Three one-time guest visits
  • $15 coupon toward a birthday party 
  • Half off admission to 200 youth museums participating in the Association of Children's Museums (ACM) reciprocal program. Just present your Hands On Deluxe Membership card with the Reciprocal Network logo and get 50% off general admission for up to six (6) people including the membership cardholder.
The ACM Reciprocal Network Includes:
  • Children's Museum of Skagit County in Burlington
  • Children's Museum of Tacoma
  • Imagine Children's Museum in Everett
  • KidsQuest Children's Museum in Bellevue
  • Mobius Kids Children's Museum in Spokane
  • Portland Children's Museum in Portland, Ore.
  • See the complete list here.

Did you know? Your museum membership is fully tax deductible.

Inspired Learning for All - Thanks to WSECU

WSECU members receive 10% off membership when purchasing at the Museum Front Desk and presenting their WSECU card.


Gold Star Military Family Support Program

Gold Star Military Families, visiting to the area, always receive free admission to the museum.  Local Gold Star Military Families can apply annually for a Free Deluxe Family Membership thanks to support from the Unquiet Professional and Coldwell Banker - Evergreen Olympic Realty:

  • Gold Star Membership benefits for the surviving spouse, all children in the household up to age 17 and a grandparent or other designated adult. Gold Star Families can renew this annual membership until children are age 17.
  • One Basic Birthday Party at the museum each year.
  • FREE admission to parent support programs including Parents' Night Out and parenting classes.
  • Ten percent discount on Preschool tuition.
Gold Star Military Families can receive their Hands On Children's Museum benefits by visiting the museum's Front Desk.

For more information, please call our Front Desk at (360) 956-0818 ext. 0.

To complete the membership form below, click on a Membership Type to start (you will see an orange dot next to your selection). Then select the Membership Level by clicking on the title so that an orange dot appears next to your preferred level. Don't forget to add an Annual Parking Pass!  Then scroll to the bottom and click on the Next button. 


  1. Membership Type
  2. Purchaser Information
  3. Family Information
  4. Financial Information
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Family Memberships
Add an Annual Parking Pass
Corporate Memberships
Receive advertising, name recognition, and Museum passes or memberships.
Leadership Circle Memberships
When you join the Leadership Circle for $1,000, you become part of a special group of leaders who believe in the value of learning through play. Benefits include: Recognition on the donor wall in Museum lobby, in every Applause! newsletter for one year, on the Museum's website and at our annual Imagine That! breakfast, invitation to special events and a Deluxe Family Membership for one year to use for your family or gift to another.