444 Dwight Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

Happy spring! You can always call ahead and see if walk-ins are accepted.

Due to the storm, our reservation system is not working properly. Tuesday reservations already made will be honored and you can try online again in the morning or call if interested in visiting 8/24 to check availability. Thank you for understanding!

Admission & Discounts


Children & Adults    $8.00
Seniors (62+)     $5.00
Children under 1 year of age and members are FREE

Online reservations are not required for entry, but it is available to use for a touch-free admission experience.


An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is a very contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and visitors with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By reserving tickets you acknowledge that you understand and voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 for all members of your group.

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The following rules and policies have been developed and are enforced to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all of our guests.

  • Our time slots are set for 2 or 3 hours, but as long as you arrive before the end of the allotted time it is ok to come play anytime during that slot.
  • Children are never allowed into the museum without an adult.  
  • Adults are not permitted to enter the museum without children. Should adults request a tour, we recommend calling ahead to make an appointment (413) 536-7048.
  • New signage has been placed throughout the museum as reminders to wash hands and social distance.
  • The museum reserves the right to refuse admission.

Museum Discounts

Library Pass

  • You may contact your local library to see if they participate in our library pass program. If available, patron's may check the pass out through their library to receive half priced admission, for $4.
  • Valid library pass required
  • Disclaimer - Discounts of any kind cannot be combined, and are only valid for up to 6 people in a group. Discounts cannot be used for field trips or other museum events, they are subject to regular admission only.


  • Free admission for the active enlisted person
  • Military I.D. required

Mass Teachers Association

  • ½ price admission for MA Teacher only
  • MTA I.D. Card and picture I.D required

Senior Citizen

  • $5.00 price admission age 62 or older
  • Proof of DOB required

Massachusetts EBT Card Holders

  • $3.00 admission for up to four people
  • Valid Massachusetts Card and I.D. required

Parking Information

The Children’s Museum is located at 444 Dwight Street in Holyoke, MA just down the hill past City Hall and adjacent to Heritage State Park and the upper canal. Parking is available for free in the Merry Go Round open lot on Appleton St., a minute walk to the museum. Meters are an option. No fee for meters on weekends and holidays.