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When your family becomes a member of our family you can:

  • When your family becomes a part of the GCM family, you gain access to a wonderful world of exploration and discovery. The Glazer Children’s Museum is a place where every child has the ability to Dream It! Be It!
  • As new members, your family will receive special member bags filled with goodies and savings. Click here to learn more!
  • All Membership levels enjoy over 170 hands- on games, challenges, and activities across 19 themed areas for an entire year.
  • Upgrade to a Premium or Super Premium Family Membership to receive exclusive invitations to Member-only events, discounts on birthday party packages, camps, and other popular GCM events throughout the year!
  • Members have exclusive access to specialty designed discovery backpacks. Most backpacks were research projects with the University of Tampa’s Psychology Department to merge play-based learning and developmentally appropriate and enhancing activities. Backpacks come in a variety of subjects and can be checked out to enhance your Museum visit at Visitor Services.

Already a member? Click here.


Membership Levels and Museum Benefits

Family $125 Premium Family $175 Super Premium Family $350 Benefits
One-year general admission for up to 5 named Members including at least 1 adult Members must have photo ID for entry, Names are non-transferable
Add Members for only $25 each 12 Months and up, Maximum of 3 add-ons per year, Names are non-transferable
Membership Dot Subscription to our quarterly newsletter, PlayTimes, and monthly e-newsletter, PlayTimes Online
Membership Dot Membership Dot Exclusive access to the Museum during monthly Member Mornings
Membership Dot Membership Dot Guest of Member admission discount: $3 off adults, $2 off children
Membership Dot Membership Dot ACM Reciprocal Network: 50% off admission for a family of 6 to over 140 museums nationwide and Canada
Membership Dot Membership Dot ASTC Travel Passport Program: Free admission to over 350 participating museums, 90 mile radius outside of Tampa only
Membership Dot Membership Dot Promotions and discounts to partnering organizations, Museums, and local Aquariums, Subject to change at any time
Membership Dot Invitation to Members-only events
Membership Dot Discounted tickets to special events
Membership Dot Discounted birthday party packages
Membership Dot 10% off Play2Go Toystore
Membership Dot 15% off Subway
Membership Dot Advance notification of camps and workshops with discounted pricing
2 5 Complimentary admission tickets
Membership Dot Birthday cards for children listed on the Membership, ages 10 and under
Membership Dot Parking validation for Poe Parking Garage Maximum of 10 tickets
Membership Dot 1 Complimentary caregiver pass Names are non-transferable

Click here to download a PDF of Members Benefits

Click Here to View Reciprocal Membership Programs & Partnerships

Did you know? The Glazer Children’s Museum now offers a special 10% discount on our Family Membership package for all active military service men and women. *Offer is only valid for memberships purchased at the Museum and cannot be used for online purchases.*

Are your grandchildren coming to visit you this summer? Keep the little ones busy as senior citizens can now enjoy a 10% discount when purchasing a Family Membership package. *Offer can only be redeemed when membership is purchased at the Museum and cannot be used for online purchases.*

Membership Cards

  • All Memberships are activated on the day of their purchase, and are valid for one year.
  • Please be prepared to present your membership card at Visitor Services along with a photo ID.
  • The name on the ID must match the information on your membership.
  • Only primary members are listed on membership cards.
  • Additional members can be added to your account for $25 each at any time, maximum of 3 add-ons.
  • If you misplace your membership card, replacement cards are available for $5 each.


  • Memberships are not valid for field trip admission or participation in birthday parties.
  • Check for Weekly Field Trip Forecasts:
  • Look for our quarterly newsletter, PlayTimes, in your mailbox and our monthly e-newsletter, PlayTimes Online, in your inbox. Inside you will find program calendars, promotions, news, parent tips, and more!

*Please be advised that reciprocal participants and dates are subject to change at any time.

Thank you to our New Member Bag Sponsor


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