Enjoy the all of the benefits of Cincinnati Museum Center Membership

There is so much value for Museum Center Members! All Members receive unlimited FREE museum admission and free parking for 12 months! To buy your Membership online, click here.

Plus, get these valuable discounts throughout Cincinnati Museum Center:
  • Unlimited free museum admission and free parking for 12 months
  • Discounted OMNIMAX® tickets
  • Save $1 on a Discovery Pass when you bring a friend
  • Save $1 when you bring a friend to OMNIMAX®
  • Free or discounted admission to featured exhibits (admission fee determined per special exhibit)
  • Members-only ticket hotline to make reservations (call (513) 287-7041)
  • Save 10% at all food and beverage locations
  • Discounts on Cincinnati Heritage Programs tours
  • Discounts on Totally Awesome Birthday Party packages
  • Discounts on Boy Scout and Girl Scout programs
  • Discounts on Overnight Programs
Special Members-only access:
Membership packages

When it comes to joining CMC as a Member, you have options! When you purchase a Membership, you will remain a Member for 12 months. Which Membership is best for you and your family?

Family Premium Membership: $140
Two named adults, children/grandchildren age 17 & under AND a guest or caregiver + four one-time-use Discovery Passes
Join, renew or give as a gift.

Family Membership: $110
Two named adults and children/grandchildren age 17 & under + two one-time-use Discovery Passes
Join, renew or give as a gift

Dual Membership: $85
Two named adults + two free Discovery Passes OR one named adult and one child + two one-time-use Discovery Passes
Join, renew or give as a gift

Individual Membership: $45
One named adult + two one-time-use Discovery Passes
Join, renew or give as a gift

Policy information

List trades
As part of our ongoing efforts to acquire new Members, we occasionally share home addresses of Members in exchange for addresses of Members of similar nonprofit organizations. If you prefer your information not be shared, please email us at membership@cincymuseum.org. We do not exchange phone or email information.

Tax deductibility
The IRS has issued guidelines affecting the tax deductibility of museum memberships. Consult your tax professional or financial advisor for more information.


We participate in several reciprocal networks. Member admission and discounts vary, so it is strongly advised to contact the destination location before visiting for full details about their participation in the network. Reciprocal network participation is subject to change without notice and we are not responsible for such changes.

Membership eligibility

A Membership represents one household. Members from separate households must obtain separate memberships. Family Memberships include children or grandchildren age 17 and under; adult children or grandchildren are not included. Memberships cannot be issued to anyone under the age of 18. Memberships cannot be refunded, exchanged or transferred. Memberships exclude school field trips and any other ticketed organized group visits. Memberships are not for companies, organizations or other groups; please contact Group Sales at (513) 287-7021 for information about group visits. We reserve the right to cancel membership privileges if a membership does not meet the eligibility guidelines. In such case, no refund will be issued.

Special offers and benefits

Any special offers for Memberships cannot be combined and are valid only during dates of promotion. Memberships benefits, prices and policies are subject to change without notice. Members must be present with guest in order to receive a guest ticket discount or use the guest/caregiver benefit. We reserves the right to cancel Membership privileges if these benefits are misused. In such cases, no refund will be issued.

Educator Discount

Click here to download the Educator Discount Membership Form.

This offer is not valid in combination with any other discount, coupon or special offer. Proof of educator status must be presented at time of purchase. Discount cannot be applied to previously purchased Memberships. Educator refers to those who teach a licensed state curriculum, pre-K through university, or who home school. Membership and discount are valid only for the educator’s household and not valid for classroom, daycare, tutoring or supplemental educational programs, support staff or group use. Educator discount cannot be applied to Membership given as gifts to other households.

Ways to join or renew

You can become a Member today online.

You can also visit Member Services during your next visit or call us at (513) 287-7041.

Already a CMC Member? Click here to see what benefits are available to you!

Member services

Click here to read our FAQ!
Monday through Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: (513) 287-7041
Email: membership@cincymuseum.org