Please read the COVID-19 FAQs to prepare for your visit.

Will I have to wear a face mask?

Due to the circulating and highly contagious Delta variant, universal indoor masking by all children (age 2 and older), staff, and visitors, regardless of vaccination status will be required.

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!

Do adults have to pay, too?

Yes. Admission is $8.00 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.

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.

Are strollers allowed?

Yes, strollers are allowed. We ask that while visiting the museum, you keep all items with you at all times.

Is the museum wheelchair accessible?

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

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

*Beginning the week of June 28, admission tickets can be purchased at the front desk upon entry.  We will no longer be offering timed ticketing.  

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.

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

Yes, please keep your confirmation email or receipt to present at re-entry.

Can we eat at the museum?

Unfortunately, no. We encourage you to eat outside in the Outdoor Discovery Corner at one of the three picnic tables or leave for lunch and return to play.

Can adults enter the museum without a child?

For the safety of our visitors, we do not allow adults without children to enter the Museum. Please note that the Museum defines an adult as any person 18 or older.