PlayKCM - $130

1-year membership


Our PlayKCM membership includes:

  • Four (4) free admissions daily to Kohl Children’s Museum for you and your guests.
  • Two (2) named cardholders on the account for free (yourself, and a spouse, nanny, grandparent, or any other adult). At least one named cardholder must be present to trigger the free admission benefits. Photo ID may be required for admission.

    • For a typical family of four, membership pays for itself by the third visit.
  • Need another cardholder? Additional named cardholders can be added online for $20 each, and receive all admission benefits associated with your membership
  • Need an additional admission with each visit? An additional admission can be added for $20 annually. Please note, this does not apply to the number of admissions to reciprocal museums.
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      PlayKCM Plus - $150

      1-year membership


      Have a larger family or like to try other museums too? Our PlayKCM Plus membership offers:

    • Six (6) free admissions daily to Kohl Children’s Museum for you and your guests.
    • Six (6) free admissions daily to any CLIMB Museum partner (One named cardholder with photo ID must be present.) 
    • Local CLIMB partners include:

      • KidsWork Children’s Museum, Frankfort
      • DuPage Children’s Museum, Naperville
      • Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn, Oak Lawn
      • Wonder Works Children’s Museum, Oak Park
      • Discovery Center Museum, Rockford
    • Six (6) half-priced admissions daily to any ACM reciprocal Museum partner(One named cardholder with photo ID must be present.)
    • Two (2) named cardholders on the account for free (yourself, and a spouse, nanny, grandparent, or any other adult). At least one named cardholder must be present to trigger the free admission benefits. Photo ID may be required for admission.
      • Need another cardholder? Additional named cardholders can be added online for $20 each, and receive all admission benefits associated with your membership
      • Need an additional admission with each visit? An additional admission can be added for $20 annually. Please note, this does not apply to the number of admissions to reciprocal museums.
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          PlayKCM Gold - $500

          1-year membership


          PlayKCM Gold membership offers:

        • Eight (8) free admissions daily to Kohl Children’s Museum for you and your guests.
        • Two (2) named cardholders on the account for free (yourself, and a spouse, nanny, grandparent, or any other adult). At least one named cardholder must be present to trigger the free admission benefits. Photo ID may be required for admission.
        • Six (6) free admissions daily to any CLIMB Museum partner (One named cardholder with photo ID must be present.) 
        • Local CLIMB partners include:

          • KidsWork Children’s Museum, Frankfort
          • DuPage Children’s Museum, Naperville
          • Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn, Oak Lawn
          • Wonder Works Children’s Museum, Oak Park
          • Discovery Center Museum, Rockford
        • Invitations to private events at the Museum.
        • Exclusive pre-sale access to special event tickets
        • $350 of your membership will be considered tax-deductible.
          • Need another cardholder?Additional named cardholders can be added online for $20 each, and receive all admission benefits associated with your membership
          • Need an additional admission with each visit? An additional admission can be added for $20 annually. Please note, this does not apply to the number of admissions to reciprocal museums.
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              PlayKCM Platinum - $1,000

              1-year membership


              With PlayKCM Platinum, you earn designation as a “Wonder Funder” along with:

            • Eight (8) free admissions daily to Kohl Children’s Museum for you and your guests.
            • Two (2) named cardholders on the account for free (yourself, and a spouse, nanny, grandparent, or any other adult). At least one named cardholder must be present to trigger the free admission benefits. Photo ID may be required for admission.
            • Six (6) free admissions daily to any CLIMB Museum partner (One named cardholder with photo ID must be present.) 
            • Local CLIMB partners include:

              • KidsWork Children’s Museum, Frankfort
              • DuPage Children’s Museum, Naperville
              • Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn, Oak Lawn
              • Wonder Works Children’s Museum, Oak Park
              • Discovery Center Museum, Rockford
            • Invitations to private events at the Museum.
            • Exclusive pre-sale access to special event tickets
            • $350 of your membership will be considered tax-deductible.
              • Need another cardholder?Additional named cardholders can be added online for $20 each, and receive all admission benefits associated with your membership
              • Need an additional admission with each visit? An additional admission can be added for $20 annually. Please note, this does not apply to the number of admissions to reciprocal museums.
                • Consider adding an Annual Fund Donation: Membership and general admission only account for 40% of the Museum’s operating costs. Kohl Children’s Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your gift is fully tax-deductible.

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                  Benefits

                  More than being a great value, all membership levels also offer great benefits like:

                  • Free admission
                  • Member-only hours every Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
                  • Expedited admission through the Member Express line
                  • Virtual membership cards you can download to your phone
                  • Discounts on birthday parties and facility rentals
                  • Members-only evenings or Sunday mornings five times a year
                  • 10% discount on every meal purchased at Così® Café at Kohl Children’s Museum

                  Membership also delivers discounts at many local retailers and restaurants, including some right around the corner at the Glen Town Center. Click here for the full list of retailers and discounts.

                   

                  How to access your new Kohl Children’s Museum eMembership Card! 
                  First, call (847) 832-6600 or stop by the front desk to get your membership number. Then, follow these easy steps to download and activate the free app!

                    1) Download the free eMembership Card app available for iOS and Android, from iTunes and Google Play

                    2) Choose “Kohl Children’s Museum”

                    3) Select “Find My Membership Card”

                    4) Enter your last name and Membership#(you may need to delete hyphen)

                    5) View all the benefits of your membership on the app!

                   

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                  Gift Cards

                  Check an entire family off your shopping list!

                  If you're searching for the perfect gifts for families with young children, look no further than Kohl Children's Museum! Purchase tickets, a family day pass, a membership, or an entire birthday party — let us help you to create your custom Kohl Children's Museum gift!

                  Call (847) 832-6900 for more information!

                  • Birthdays
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                  • Employee Appreciation
                  • Teacher's Gifts
                  • Holiday Gifts
                  • Grandparents
                  • Siblings
                  • Special Occasions
                  • Donate a School Field Trip

                  Please note, we are currently unable to sell gift cards online.