MUSEUM FAQs

Guests ages 1 – 100 years old will pay for admission. The Museum’s pricing calendar lists the price for each day the Museum is open, two months at a time. Families are encouraged to explore the calendar to find a day that fits both their schedule and their budget. Please note that prices may change. Babies 11 months and younger and members receive free general admission.

Members & paying guests must reserve tickets online. Tickets are NOT available in person. To reserve your session & purchase tickets, click here.

The Museum does not allow adults to enter the Museum alone without a child and requires that you have at least 1 adult (18 years or older) for every 5 children.

Check website or call 404.527.3693 for more information.

We recommend wearing comfortable “play clothes” and rubber-soled sneakers or shoes. Open-toe sandals, flip flops, and high heels are strongly discouraged. Children will be very active and they may have an opportunity to play with paint and other messy materials. You are encouraged to bring a change of clothes because children might get wet in our Leaping into Learning fishing area. Shoes must be worn at all times with the exception of the baby area.

The Museum contracts a cleaning company to handle the day to day cleaning of the facility. We have a porter on-site daily to handle spills and restrooms, and our evening crew cleans the Museum utilizing hospital grade cleaning agents. Our Museum Team members disinfect all the toys, pretend food, balls, sand tools, etc. utilizing EPA approved disinfectant in-between each session and as needed throughout the day. 

Children’s Museum of Atlanta seeks to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for all guests, where everyone is free to imagine, discover, and learn through a hands-on play experience! It takes all of us to do our part in acting responsibly and staying considerate of others during our time at the Museum. Please review the following guidelines for more details on how you can help us provide a highly engaging and inclusive experience!

The Museum does not currently offer any discounts on general admission and will not honor third party, unauthorized discounts.  

Children’s Museum of Atlanta is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and rely on corporate, foundation, and individual donors in order to meet expenses. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

If you would like to make a donation to the museum please click here, use the donation box in our Welcome Center or contact our Dir. of Strategic Advancement & Marketing at 404.653.9278. You can also add a donation to your store, ticket or membership purchase.

We are not able to fulfill any more donation requests at this time. Please check back for updates.

Your visit will be limited to the three-hour session for which you purchase/reserve tickets. All guests must leave at the end of the session. The Museum needs to be empty during our cleaning periods to allow staff to properly deep clean our space.

If you would like to fill out an application, click here to visit our job listings page. Calls not accepted.

Masks are optional in the Museum.

We reserve the right to reinstate masking requirements at any time if the risk of exposure to COVID-19 poses a high risk to our employees, our visitors, and our continued business operation.

 Food & snacks are not permitted past security. If you need a quick snack break, there is a Snack Stop located in the Museum Lobby.

We accept cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card and Museum issued gift certificates.  Apple Pay & Google Pay are available for in person purchases.

To Purchase: Gift certificates can be purchased in our Museum Store or over the phone at 404.527.3693.  

Redemption: Gift certificates cannot be redeemed online.  To redeem a gift certificate, you must call 404.527.3693. 

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. On Christmas Eve, the Musum is open during Session A only. The Museum is closed to general admission on New Year’s Eve, advance ticket purchase is required for our New Year’s Eve Bubble Bash. Check our website before visiting for any closure information. 

Lost and found is located near the main entrance; all found items will remain available until the end of the day that they were lost. You can call us at 404.527.3693 or email [email protected] with any questions.

Guests with an Association of Children’s Museum (ACM) Reciprocal Membership may receive 50% off general admission for up to six (6) people. Tickets MUST be reserved online. Valid reciprocal membership card and picture ID will be required upon arrival. Valid membership card will display a red R indicating your membership has reciprocal privileges at our Museum. Cardholder must be present. For more information, click here. 

Children’s Museum of Atlanta IS NOT a member of the ASTC (Association of Science & Technology Centers). 

Our Museum Store carries a large selection of unique, fun and educational toys. You do not need to purchase admission to shop in our store. 

The Museum Store is open during play sessions only.  
Thursday – Tuesday 9:30-12:30 & 1:30-4:30. Closed on Wednesdays.

PARKING 

The Museum does not have its own parking lot.  The closest parking is available at the 250 Williams Street building, located on Baker Street across from the Museum entrance.  The GPS address for the parking entrance is 112 Baker Street.   

Other public parking lots are located throughout downtown Atlanta and are a short walk from the Museum.  

Pricing for downtown parking begins at $15.00 but increases based on special events in the area.  

See our Parking & Directions page for a list of parking garages.  

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Our exhibits are developed with children 8 years and younger in mind.

The Museum may be found on Facebook (Children’s Museum of Atlanta), Twitter (@ChildMuseumATL), Instagram (@childrensmuseumatlanta), Linkedin, and TikTok (@childrensmuseumatl). At times, the Museum has photographers on the exhibit floor. By entering our facility, you have consented to having the Museum use your and/or your child’s image for social media purposes. If you wish to not be photographed you must notify security immediately upon entering. 

For the convenience of all our guests, we recommend leaving strollers at home or in the car when possible. If that is not possible, the Museum offers limited stroller parking throughout the Museum. Valuables should not be left in unattended strollers. 

Adult and child-size wheelchairs are available upon request; on a first come basis.