Hours & Admissions

Admission Tickets
Admission tickets to the Museum can be purchased on site at our front desk or online. Please be advised that for discounted admission tickets for special programs, such as EBT or WIC, can only be purchased in person.

Online Ticketing
Plan ahead and purchase tickets before your visit! Visit the link below to purchase general admission, special event tickets, and memberships! General admission tickets can be used any time Tuesday - Sunday (Closed Mondays). All online ticket sales are final sale and expire one year from date of purchase.

Click here to purchase tickets online!

COVID protocols
In response to the declining Covid-19 rates and hospitalizations, masks wearing will no longer be required to enter the museum. Wearing a mask will be a personal choice and some staff and volunteers may still choose to wear one.
We still ask that if you are feeling sick, please stay home and visit us on another day for the 
health and safety of everyone. 

Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Thursday 10am-4pm
Fridays  (9am Member Early entrance) 10am-4pm
Saturdays 10am - 5pm
Sundays 1pm -5pm
Closed  Major Holidays & Mondays  

Admission Prices 
$12 per person 2 years and older
$11 La Habra Residents
$10 Military with ID
$10 Seniors 65+

All children visiting the Museum must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.

All adults must be accompanied by a child. Adult individuals requesting to tour the Museum must schedule an appointment with our education staff prior to visiting the Museum. Please call (562) 383-4236.

Safety Guidelines
If you are not feeling well, please stay home. We will gladly exchange your ticket for a day when you feel better! 

  • Enhanced cleaning: New cleaning protocols include frequent disinfecting of all high-touch surfaces before, during, and after your visit.
  • Access to cleaning supplies: An increased number of hand sanitizing dispensers and added Sanitation Stations for personal cleaning in the exhibit areas.
  • ASTC_MEMBER_REDASTC Passport Program
    If you are a visiting member from a reciprocal institution (science centers / museums located outside of 90 miles "as the crow flies" of the CMLH) and would like to receive free General Admission you must present a current Membership Card from an Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) institution and a valid photo id with proof of residence. Please visit the ASTC website for a complete listing of participating programs and restrictions. 

    Museums-for-All-Logo_RGB_copyrightMuseums For All
    Through the Museums for All program we’re partnering with museums across the country to make sure everyone can experience the best museums have to offer, all for the lowest and most-affordable prices ever. Here at the Children's Museum, if you have a State of California issued EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) card, simply show it when you arrive to receive our lowest-priced admission of $3 per person ages 2 and over. Please note that admission includes EBT cardholder and immediate family only (parent(s) & their children; grandparent(s) and their grandchildren) . COVID-issued EBT cards do not qualify for the Museums for All program reduced admission. To find other participating museums, visit: Museums4All.org.