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Support GCM by becoming a member today and enjoy a full year of imagination and discovery! GCM is a learning laboratory where children play, discover, and connect with the world around them to develop as lifelong learners and leaders. Your little one will play with purpose in over 35,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, participate in innovative daily Family Play Projects, and so much more. 

Did you know? A GCM Membership saves you money in as little as 3 visits! At Guest Services, you can upgrade to a Premium or Super Premium Membership anytime to receive additional Membership benefits. Want to decide on becoming a GCM Member at the counter? You can apply your admission to a Membership at Guest Services!

Membership Levels

At GCM, there are so many ways to play with us as a GCM Member with fun perks to match! From being able to bring your friends and extended family for a discount to exclusive playtime at Member Morning to discounts on all of our special events and programs. When you’re a GCM Member, you get a year of imagination and discovery… and then some!

 

Monthly Membership – $15 per Month*

This level of membership includes the following benefits:

  • General Admission for 5 Named Members Must include 1 Adult
  • Access to Monthly Member Morning
  • Guest of Member Discount $3 Off Adults | $2 Off Children
  • Invitations to Members-only Events
  • Subscription to GCM’s Member Emails
*Daily admission cannot be applied to the purchase of a Monthly Membership. This level requires monthly auto-renewal and a 6-month commitment is encouraged. Non-refundable.

Become a Monthly Member

Family Membership – $125 per Year*

This level includes all the above benefits plus:

  • 12 Months of play and discovery starting from the date of registration
  • The ability to apply daily admission to the purchase of this membership level
  • $2 off Pirate Water Taxi Tickets

*Members must have photo ID for entry, Names are non-transferable. Limited to one household.

Become a Family Member

Premium Membership – $175 per Year*

This level includes all the above benefits plus:

*Members must have photo ID for entry, Names are non-transferable. Limited to one household.

Become a Premium Member

Super Premium – $350 per Year*

This level includes all the above benefits plus:

  • 3 More Complimentary GCM Tickets 5 Total
  • 1 Additional Unnamed Guest per Visit
  • Complimentary Parking in the William F. Poe Garage

*Members must have photo ID for entry, Names are non-transferable. Limited to one household.

Become a Super Premium Member

 

Membership Levels

At GCM, there are so many ways to play with us as a GCM Member with fun perks to match! From being able to bring your friends and extended family for a discount to exclusive playtime at Member Morning to discounts on all of our special events and programs. When you’re a GCM Member, you get a year of imagination and discovery… and then some!

NEW! Monthly Membership – $15 per Month*

This level of membership includes the following benefits:

  • General Admission for 5 Named Members Must include 1 Adult
  • Access to Monthly Member Morning
  • Guest of Member Discount $3 Off Adults | $2 Off Children
  • Invitations to Members-only Events
  • Subscription to GCM’s Member Emails

*Daily tickets cannot be applied to the purchase of a Monthly Membership. This level requires monthly auto-renewal and a 6-month commitment is encouraged. Non-refundable.

Become a Monthly Member

Family Membership – $125 per Year*

 

This level includes all the above benefits plus:

  • 12 Months of play and discovery starting from the date of registration
  • The ability to apply daily admission to the purchase of this membership level
  • $2 off Pirate Water Taxi Tickets

*Members must have photo ID for entry, Names are non-transferable. Limited to one household.

Become a Family Member

Premium Membership – $175 per Year*

 

This level includes all the above benefits plus:

*Members must have photo ID for entry, Names are non-transferable. Limited to one household.

Become a Premium Member

Super Premium – $350 per Year*

 

This level includes all the above benefits plus:

  • 3 More Complimentary GCM Tickets 5 Total
  • 1 Additional Unnamed Guest per Visit
  • Complimentary Parking in the William F. Poe Garage

*Members must have photo ID for entry, Names are non-transferable. Limited to one household.

Become a Super Premium Member

 

Reciprocals

 

GCM Members in the Premium and Super Premium levels of membership receive access to the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) Reciprocal Network and the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program. All Glazer Children’s Museum Premium and Super Premium membership cardholders must present valid membership documentation along with a photo ID for admission into participating reciprocal locations. Some restrictions may apply. Offers exclude special engagements and are not valid with other discounts. Reciprocal participants and dates are subject to change without notice, please review the appropriate website to check for updates

Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) Reciprocal Network: 50% off admission for a family of 6 to over 140 museums nationwide and Canada. Visit ChildrensMuseums.org for more information and view the ACM Reciprocal Network Policy Guide COVID-19 Addendum.

Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program: Free admission to over 350 participating museums, 90 miles outside of Tampa only. Visit ASTC.org/passport for more information.

If you are still unsure if a museum you would like to visit is a participant in either program, please contact that museum directly.

Member Morning

 

On the first Sunday of each month from 10am-1pm

GCM Members can enjoy exclusive, members-only playtime at GCM at Member Morning on the first Sunday of each month from 10am-1pm before we open to the public. Join us for exciting themed programs and activities, including the occasional special guest! The Saturday before each Member Morning, you will receive a Member Memo email detailing the current month’s Member Morning activities, along with other important information like special discounts or upcoming save-the-dates! 

Currently, we are limiting capacity in order to ensure physical distancing, so registering for Member Morning is encouraged. The registration link will be featured in your Member Memo prior to Member Morning. Reminder: In order to reserve your spot as a Member you must log in or register with the matching first and last name, email address, and mailing address that is listed on your Membership. If you are having trouble registering please message us on our Facebook page, we’ll be happy to help you!

FAQ

 

How do I renew my membership?

You can renew your membership at Guest Services on your next visit or you can renew it online. 

Renew Membership

Can I use my membership for field trip admission or participation in birthday parties?

No. Memberships cannot be applied to events (ex. field trips) where there is an admission cost. Memberships can only be applied to receive a discount on hosting a birthday party, but not on your participation in another Member’s birthday party.

When is my membership activated?

Memberships are activated on the day of purchase and are valid for one year. Gifted memberships are activated on the day the receiver registers their membership.

What do I do if I misplace my membership card?

Membership replacement cards are available for $5 each. Please request one from Guest Services on your next visit and show a photo ID with the name that matches the one listed on your membership.

Do you have any discounts on purchasing a membership?

Active Military and servicemen and women receive a 10% discount on our Family Membership package. *Offer is only valid on memberships purchased at GCM and cannot be used for online purchases. Senior citizens receive a 10% discount when purchasing a Family Membership package. *Offer is only valid on memberships purchased at GCM and cannot be used for online purchases

What discounts do I receive at local museums and aquariums?

This offer is only for Premium and Super Premium Members. 

  • Florida Aquarium: 50% off all the time for Premium and Super Premium member levels, up to 5 people
  • Great Explorations: 50% off for members with an ACM sticker on their card, up to 6 people (follows ACM program rules)
  • MOSI: 50% off for members with an ACM sticker on their card, up to 6 people (follows ACM program rules)
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium: 50% off all the time for Premium & Super Premium member levels, up to 5 people
  • American Victory Ship: 50% off all the time for Premium & Super Premium member level, up to 5 people

I’m trying to register online for Membership admission, but it’s making me pay. What do I do?

In order to reserve your spot as a Member, you must log in or register with the matching first and last name, email address, and mailing address that is listed on your Membership. And please make sure you are choosing Member Adult and Member Child when registering as shown below. If you continue to have trouble registering please message us on our Facebook page, we’ll be happy to help you!