Membership


One year of unlimited access and family memories for less than $2 a week!

Your child can discover their passions and inspire their lives forever.

A membership with Creative Discovery Museum will create endless family memories and hands-on experiences. Witness your child explore their talents as they become a chef in Culinary Corner, a budding artist in our Visual Arts area, or brilliant innovator in our Inventors’ Clubhouse.

For more information, contact Denise at dpk@cdmfun.org or (423) 648-6085.

All of our memberships include the following benefits:

  • Unlimited admission to the Museum for 12 months
  • Express check-in when you have your membership card
  • $2 off tickets for guests of members (with members in attendance)
  • Discounts in Cafe Dino-Mite and Museum Gift Shop
  • Discounts on Birthday Parties, Camps, Workshops and Homeschools
  • Invitation to Members-only events such as Monsterbash and special exhibit openings
  • Discounts at the Tennessee Aquarium, IMAX and River Gorge, including
    • $2.50 per adult discount admission and $1.50 per child discount admission to the Aquarium
    • $2.50 discount per ticket for The River Explorer
    • $6 tickets for all 45 minute films at the IMAX
    (You must present membership card for these discounts)

We have four different levels of membership. Which one is the right size for YOU?

Reciprocal Membership for Association of Children's Museums PASSPORT MEMBERSHIP - $150

Would you like to experience unlimited fun in many places? Consider the Passport Membership option. For $150, your family will receive all member benefits at Creative Discovery Museum, PLUS 50% off admission for up to six people at museums that participate in the ACM network.

FAMILY - $95

Our basic level of membership, the Family membership allows admission for two adults in the same household and up to four children per visit to come to the Museum. Have more than four at home? Don't worry. Just let us know when you complete the membership application. This smart deal will save you money in just 2 visits!

GRANDPARENTS - $95

Grandparents should have fun too! The Grandparent membership allows admission for two adults in the same household plus all grandchildren under the age of 18. Bring all your grandchildren as often as you like and build memories they will never forget.

MY CHILD AND ME - $75

The My Child and Me membership is designed for one adult and one child in the same household. This discounted option is perfect for the single parent with one child in the home.

ADD AN INDIVIDUAL - $25
Want to bring one more adult with you? For an additional $25 to your selected membership fee, you may add one unnamed person within or outside of your household. It is a great option for bringing a grandparent with you or for a babysitter to bring your children to the Museum for the day.

Memberships are non-refundable, non-transferable and for the named individuals only. Membership card and Photo ID must be presented each visit.

Play Before You Pay! Become a Member Today!

Apply today’s cost of admission toward a membership.

Having a great time and building family memories today? Play before you Pay! Bring your receipt from today’s visit to the Ticket Desk and apply the total to a family membership. For example, if you spent $64.75 on tickets (which would be the cost of five tickets) you'd give your receipt to a staff member at the ticket desk and pay just $30.25 to start the membership that day. Ask a ticket desk staff member for more information.