Children's Museum of South Dakota

Access Initiative

Access Admission

Families receiving some form of public income-related assistance (such as Children's Health Insurance Plan - CHIP, Medicaid, free/reduced school lunch, Head Start, SNAP and/or WIC, low-income energy assistance, or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families - TANF) are eligible for $1 admission. For each guest who shows such documentation, 5 additional guests may receive the same $1 daily admission. Please see our FAQs for more details.

Access Family Membership

An Access Family Membership is a $15 yearlong membership for families receiving some form of public income-related assistance. This membership includes free, unlimited museum admission for 2 named adults, 5 named children, and 1 named caregiver (nanny, grandparent, etc.). Other membership benefits include a 10% discount in the Museum Gift Shop, a 20% discount on programming and birthday party packages, and access to exclusive member events throughout the year. Please see our FAQs for more details. The form to apply for an Access Family Membership is available for download or by contacting The Access Family Membership form is also available for download in Spanish

If you have questions about the Museum's Access Initiative, please take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions. Feel free to contact us at