Plan Your Visit

Ready for an epic play day? You’ve come to the right page! Check out admission rates, hours, FAQs and more. 

Hours:

  • Monday – Saturday I 10 am – 5 pm 
  • Sunday I 10 am – 3 pm

Admission:

  • Daily Admission I $15 per person   Admission cannot be purchased in advance or online. 
  • Museum Membership I free all year

    Admission Discounts

    Discounts apply to daily admission ONLY and cannot be used when purchasing a membership.

    Members free admission
    Children under 2 free admission
    Seniors $2 off
    First Responders (police, sheriff, firefighters, EMT) * $2 off
    Military* (active service or veteran) $2 off
    EBT snap cardholders^ $3 admission per person for up to 4
    Bok Tower Members* 50% off 
    • *Discount applies to cardholder and household residents (spouse, children)
    • ^Does NOT include WIC or P-EBT. Cardholder must be present and have photo ID that matches info on snap card. First and last name should be on snap card. 

    Membership: 

    Come back and play any day— all year long! Your FCM Membership includes discounts, early access to new experiences, and more.

Exhance Your Experience

Make your play day extra special with hands-on programming and special events. 

Daily Programming

Enjoy a FREE hands-on program led by Museum Educators! Programs are avaible for both infants/toddlers and kids 5+.

Special Events

There’s always something new to experience at FCM! From cultural celebrations to reading with puppies, we’ve got an event curated just for YOU. 

FAQs

Can I bring my own food and beverages into FCM?
For daily visits, you may bring your own snacks to eat in designated eating areas. For birthday parties and other events, food can be ordered from our catering partners. The Depot Café is across the sidewalk from Florida Children’s Museum. It offeres a variety of grab-and-go options and is operated by Bonnet Springs Park. Please enjoy your Depot Café eats outside of the Museum. 

Is there free Wi-Fi in FCM?
Yes!

Is parking free?
Yes! The Museum sees the most visitors on the weekends, so plan ahead for parking challenges on those days! During peak hours ( 11 am – 3 pm), you may be asked to park in an overflow lot.

Are there lockers to store my stuff while I play in the museum?
Yes, they are located behind the ticket counter at the main entrance.

My child has a disability. Does the museum have activities and exhibits my child can participate in?
Yes! FCM strives to curate the world for ALL children to explore. Your child is free to explore whatever exhibits interest them. The building has been designed to be inclusive. See our inclusivity statement here.

I brought my dog to the park. Can I bring my dog into the Museum?
Animals are not allowed inside the Museum. FCM welcomes service dogs with appropriate documentation/vests.

What are your COVID policies?
FCM operates under SAFE and KIND procedures, in accordance with CDC guidelines.

If I buy a ticket, can I leave the museum for lunch and then come back later?
Yes, if it is within the same day and during museum hours.

Is there a nursing room in the museum?
Yes, the nursing room is in the Watermelon Seeds exhibit.

Are there changing tables in the museum?
There are changing tables in all bathrooms in FCM.

How long does a typical visit take?
There is no “typical” visit time. Visit length depends on each child.

What else is there to do in Bonnet Springs Park?
Check out Bonnet Springs Park’s website here.