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Marbles Kids Museum Solar Rings

Family Basic | $130

Valid for the children and two named adults from one household.
Benefits:

  • Free general museum admission for one year
  • No online ticketing fees for any IMAX movies
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibit openings 
  • Special discounts in the museum store, in the cafe, on birthday parties, and on camps, classes, events and more.
  • Early registration for our award-winning summer camps

Family Passport | $150

Valid for the children and two named adults from one household.
Benefits:

  • Free general museum admission for one year
  • No online ticketing fees for any IMAX movies
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibit openings 
  • Special discounts in the museum store, in the cafe, on birthday parties, and on camps, classes, events and more.
  • Early registration for our award-winning summer camps
  • Free admission to more than 300 science centers and museums worldwide through the Association of Science and Technology Centers. Institutions within 90 miles of Marbles Kids Museum or your own home are NOT included in this reciprocal agreement. Click here for a list of participating science centers and museums.
  • Discounted admission to more than 150 children's museums nationwide through the Association of Children's Museums. There are no local restrictions associated with this reciprocal agreement. Click here for a list of participating children's museums.

 

Family Premier | $170

Valid for the children and two named adults from one household.
Benefits:

  • Free general museum admission for one year
  • No online ticketing fees for any IMAX movies
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibit openings 
  • Special discounts in the museum store, in the cafe, on birthday parties, and on camps, classes, events and more.
  • Early registration for our award-winning summer camps
  • Free admission to more than 300 science centers and museums worldwide through the Association of Science and Technology Centers. Institutions within 90 miles of Marbles Kids Museum or your own home are NOT included in this reciprocal agreement. Click here for a list of participating science centers and museums.
  • Discounted admission to more than 150 children's museums nationwide through the Association of Children's Museums. There are no local restrictions associated with this reciprocal agreement. Click here for a list of participating children's museums.
  • Free general museum admission for one additional guest per visit (grandparent, babysitter, friend, etc.)

 

Grand | $110

Valid for two named grandparents in one household and their named grandchildren, regardless of household.

Benefits:

  • Free general museum admission for one year
  • No online ticketing fees for any IMAX movies
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibit openings 
  • Special discounts in the museum store, in the cafe, on birthday parties, and on camps, classes, events and more.
  • Early registration for our award-winning summer camps

 

Just for Two | $90

Valid for one named adult and one named child, regardless of household.
Benefits:

  • Free general museum admission for one year
  • No online ticketing fees for any IMAX movies
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibit openings 
  • Special discounts in the museum store, in the cafe, on birthday parties, and on camps, classes, events and more.
  • Early registration for our award-winning summer camps

 

How many people are included in my membership?

  • Family Basic and Family Passport memberships include two named adults and all children from one immediate household.

  • Family Premier memberships include two named adults, all children from one immediate household plus an additional unnamed guest (can be an adult or child) per visit.

  • Grand memberships include two named grandparents of one household plus all named grandchildren, regardless of household.

  • Just for Two memberships include one named adult and one child.

Do I need to check in when visiting the museum?

All visitors, including members, need to check in upon arrival. Members are required to reserve a timed-entry ticket online before entering the museum and must present an ID. 

May I bring guests?

Family Premier members are allowed one free guest per visit. All other guests will need to pay regular admission. 

Can my children visit the museum with a family caregiver?

Family Premier members are allowed one guest per visit, which can be a caregiver, grandparent, friend, etc. All other caregivers or guests attending the museum with member children must pay regular admission.

How can I receive more information about things happening at Marbles?

To receive regular updates about what is going on at Marbles, click here to sign up.

What museums are included in the Family Passport and Family Premier reciprocal admission program?

Marbles participates in two reciprocal programs that offer benefits to families who have a Family Passport or a Family Premier level membership.

 

ASTC Travel Passport Program

  • The Association of Science & Technology Centers Travel Passport program includes more than 300 nationwide science centers, zoos and aquariums that are free or discounted.

  • To see a full list of participating science centers and museums, visit the Association of Science and Technology Center's Passport Program page to search for participating organizations.

  • IMPORTANT NOTE: According to ASTC Travel Passport program rules, institutions located within 90 miles of Marbles or your own home are NOT eligible for these benefits.

 

ACM Reciprocal Network

  • The Association of Children's Museum Reciprocal Network includes more than 150 nationwide children's museums that are 50% off for up to six people.

  • Visit the ACM website to search for a museum by name, state or reciprocal category. Participating museums will have the red reciprocal logo in their listing and on the map.

  • IMPORTANT NOTE: There are no local restrictions associated with this reciprocal agreement.

 

We recommend calling ahead to verify your benefits and eligibilty at a participating organization before you travel.

Are memberships tax deductible?

Memberships are tax deductible. We encourage you to check with your tax professional for additional information.

How do I renew my Marbles membership?

You can choose to renew online, over the phone, or in person at the museum. The membership will be renewed for one year forward from the original expiration date and not from the date you renew. If you renew at a different level, your new benefits will be available after your current membership expires.

Can I upgrade my current membership to a different level?

Yes, the cost to upgrade is the difference in what you paid for your membership and the new category price. There is no proration for upgrades. To upgrade your membership, call (919) 857-1022 or visit the museum Welcome Desk during your next visit.

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