Admission is $7.50 per person ages 2 and older. Children 1 and under are admitted free.

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Present your Pennsylvania Access EBT Card (green card with “Access” in yellow) at the admission desk and you’ll receive discounted admission for up to four people: $2 per person. You must show photo ID with your access card to receive the discount.

To ensure that every child and family has access to the Museum experience the Erie Children’s Museum is participating in the Museums for All Program, a cooperative initiative between the Association of Children’s Museum and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.


Active or retired military who show ID receive $1.50 off admission for up to 5 family members attending with them.

Blue Star Museum

We offer free admission to active duty military members including Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard and Reserve members with up to five family members. Please present military ID upon entering the museum to redeem the discount.  This program runs from Memorial Day – May 28, 2018 to Labor Day – September 3, 2018.

Senior Citizen

We offer a $1.50 off discount to senior citizens ages 62 and older.

Group Admission Rate (for groups of 25 or more)

Groups of 25 people or more may receive the discount admission rate of $5 per person. Please follow the guidelines below to ensure your visit to the museum is enjoyable:
1. Group coordinator should call museum in advance to receive discounted rate. (814) 453-3743
2. Group must pay in one lump sum via check, credit card or cash.

Educational Group Rate

Educational groups including schools, churches, summer camps, etc. receive discounted admission of $5 per person. 1 chaperone is admitted free per 5 children. Please call the museum’s education department at 814-453-3743 to learn about field trip registration, programming and more or check out the Teacher Resource page.