FAQ’s

  1. Is my child the right age for expERIEnce Children’s Museum?

The expERIEnce Children’s Museum is designed for children 8 and under and their caregivers. All exhibits are interactive and there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy!

  1. Do adults have to pay, too?

Yes. Admission is $7.50 per person ages 2 and older. Children 1 and under are free. The museum is designed to be a place where children and their caregivers can learn and play together.

  1. Where do we park?

Metered parking is available on 4th Street, 5th Street, State Street and French Street. Meters take quarters or download the meterEZ mobile parking app. There is a parking ramp available on East 2nd Street. On the weekends, Erie Insurance graciously allows us to use their parking lot directly across the street from the Museum.

  1. Are strollers allowed?

Yes, strollers are allowed. You may choose to push the stroller around the museum or keep it in our snack room while you enjoy your time here.

  1. Is the museum wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the expERIEnce Children’s Museum is wheel chair accessible.

  1. Can we eat at the museum?

You may bring a lunch and enjoy it in our snack room or in our Outdoor Classroom, weather permitting. We have soda, water and snacks available for purchase in the snack room vending machines.

  1. Does my family need reservations to visit the expERIEnce Children’s Museum?

No! Reservations are only required if you want to schedule a birthday party, field trip, or rent the museum after hours.

  1. May I drop off my children at the museum?

No. All children visiting the museum must be accompanied and supervised by an adult 18 years old or older.

  1. Can we leave the museum and come back the same day?

Yes, your admission is good for the entire day. Families are welcome to leave and come back the same day. Be sure to keep you admission receipt!

  1. How much time should we allow for a visit?

Every child is different and families are welcome to stay for a few hours or spend the whole day.