Becoming a member helps support Great Lakes Children’s Museum programs and is a great family value. You will receive the benefits of membership and help ensure the continued vitality of the Museum.

Membership in the Great Lakes Children’s Museum makes a great gift!

Members enjoy:

  • unlimited free admission for one year
  • two free one-day guest passes
  • our monthly email newsletter, the InfoFlash
  • invitations to special members-only events
  • early admission to some events
  • a 10% discount at the Museum Store
  • discounts on birthday parties, workshops, and special event programs

Family Memberships $80
For parent(s) and all children (under 18) in the immediate family

Grandparent Memberships $70
For up to two grandparent(s) in the same household and all their grandchildren under 18
(Parents not included)

Individual Membership $55
For one adult, plus one other guest of any age

Preschool Providers $55

For licensed day care or Headstart providers and the preschool children under their care.  The providers receive free admission Tuesday through Friday from September 1 through June 1, along with a reduced rate of $3 per preschool-aged child. (Additional adults and non-preschool age children receive $1 off admission.)

Family with a Babysitter Membership $90

For parent(s) and all the children in the immediate family, with an extra admission for one babysitter on each visit

Three Generations Membership $100
A family household (children and parent(s)) and grandparents (up to a total of 8 admissions on each visit).  This package combines family and grandparent memberships, and will be issued to the child’s parent(s).

Vacation Passes $55

Ten admission coupons expiring one year from purchase. Designed for gift items or drop in seasonal guests.

To purchase a membership or request a membership form, please visit or phone the Museum. Or you can download the New Member Form, below.  To purchase Vacation Passes, call (231) 932-4526 or drop by the Museum during normal operating hours.

New Member Form