Support your Erie Children’s Museum


As a result of the coronavirus, families need places like the Children’s Museum now more than ever to be a space for inspiration, hope, community building, and education.

Your gift will provide emergency funding and allow the Children’s Museum to continue to support families. The Children’s Museum supports academic, social, and emotional development for children through 64,000 visits, 1,500 family members, and 15,000 engaged in community outreach.

Save the date for ERIE GIVES: August 11th 8AM – 8PM 

The Erie Community Foundation will match a portion of every gift of at least $25 during Erie Gives

Donors can also write a check for their Erie Gives donation. EG Check donation form 2020

  • Checks must be made out to The Erie Community Foundation.
  • All check donations must be accompanied by a Check Donation Form.
  • Checks must be delivered to The Erie Community Foundation (459 West 6th Street, Erie, PA 16507) no later than Monday, August 10, 2020.

Donate to the Erie Children’s Museum during ERIE GIVES

Buy or renew a Membership

Renew or purchase a membership for your family or buy a gift membership for another family.  All memberships renewed or purchased during the COVID-19 shutdown will begin once the Museum reopens.  You will also receive an extra 3 months added to your membership for a 15 month membership.  Purchase a membership HERE.


As a small non-profit the Children’s Museum relies heavily on charitable gifts.  Please consider a tax-deductible donation and click the PayPal Donate Now button below:

Donate to the Music Exhibit Fund – Formally Ladies Night Out Event

We are seeking 100 women to give $100 to fund a music exhibit at the Children’s Museum in 2020. All contributing women will be named on a recognition plaque next to the exhibit.  Donations can be made in honor of a loved one.  Support musical play at the Children’s Museum and donate HERE.

Buy a Gift Card 

Purchase a gift card for your family or to use as a gift for a special occasion.  Gift cards can be used for memberships, summer camp, admission, birthday parties, special events, classes, and the gift shop.  Gift cards can be purchased HERE.

We appreciate our community as we navigate this unprecedented circumstance together and we value the continued support of the expERIEnce Children’s Museum.

We look forward to seeing everyone back at the Museum!!