Whether you’re looking for a present for the holidays, a birthday, or just because, The Children’s Museum has several options of great gift ideas for your favorite kids and families.
The perfect gift for the whole family, a membership to The Children’s Museum offers a year of science and discovery. Every membership gives you access to The Children’s Museum and Roaring Brook Nature Center for 12 months. Upgrade the membership to a Reciprocal level membership to receive access to both ASTC and ACM reciprocal programs, giving families access to hundreds of museums worldwide. There is always something new going on at the Museum and Nature Center– new exhibits, programs, and special “Members Only” deals and events. A Membership to The Children’s Museum is sure to supply your favorite family with a year of fun and memories. Click here to find out more.
How to Purchase: You can purchase a gift membership online here or download the Gift Membership Application and mail it to: The Children’s Museum Attn: Membership, 950 Trout Brook Drive, West Hartford, CT 06119, or over the phone by calling the Admissions Desk at (860) 231-2824 or the Membership Department at (860) 726-4247.
Gift of Timed Tickets
Give your favorite family a set of one-day Timed Tickets to enjoy the museum on their own time. The Gift of Timed Tickets has no expiration date. In the event that admission costs change, the remaining balance may be used for admission or a trip to our gift shop. Multiple delivery options to choose from, giving you the freedom to stay contact-free and email your gift to you or your recipient. Please allow 48-72 hours for digital delivery. Don’t have a printer? We can print it for you! If you are in the area, pick up at 950 Trout Brook Drive Wednesday – Sunday. Snail mail delivery times vary.
How to Purchase: You can purchase the Gift of Timed Tickets online here, tap the image, call the Admissions Desk at (860) 231-2824 or the Membership Department at (860) 726-4247.
Disclaimer: This gift certificate is only accepted at The Children’s Museum. At this time you cannot redeem this gift at Roaring Brook Nature Center. Click here to see a sample certificate and to read the full disclaimer.
Animal ‘Adoption’ Program
The Wildlife Sanctuary at The Children’s Museum is filled with interesting and exotic residents– from boas to a bobcat, ferrets to turtles. Through our Animal Adoption Program guests are given the opportunity to get up close with some of the residents, with proceeds going directly to support the Wildlife Sanctuary. There are many options for participating in the Animal Adoption Program, making this the perfect gift for your favorite animal lover. Click here to find out more.
How to Purchase: Visit in person to pick out your favorite animal, or go online.
Sometimes giving back is the best form of giving– make a donation to the museum in someone’s honor. It’s a great feeling to know that because of you, your favorite Museum and Nature Center can continue their good work. We will send an acknowledgment to your honoree. Click here to find out more.
How to Purchase: Go online here.