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Discount Memberships

Wonder Fund Memberships

Residents of Cass, Clay, Jackson and Platte counties in Missouri, and Johnson, Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties in Kansas who meet U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines are eligible for $10 Wonder Fund memberships. 

These memberships are made possible through our the museum’s Wonder Fund, which is a 100 percent donor-supported fund designated for the purpose of sharing the museum experience with families and children who may not otherwise have the opportunity to enjoy our programs and exhibits through memberships and field trips. All Wonder Fund memberships are subject to the availability of monies donated by organizations and private individuals in support of this program. Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Families who are eligible for a Wonder Fund membership may also apply for a Wonder Camp scholarship. Click here to learn more.

If you have any questions about Wonder Fund memberships, please contact

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must submit copies of ONE of the following proof of income documents with completed application:

Applicants must also provide proof of residence in Cass, Clay, Jackson or Platte county in Missouri, or Johnson, Leavenworth or Wyandotte county in Kansas. The cost of a Wonder Fund membership is a $10 processing fee.

You may apply for a Wonder Fund membership at the museum admission desk or by clicking the link below. 

Please Note: Wonder Fund memberships require processing that may take a few days. Please submit your application well in advance of your planned visit.

Eligibility by Income

Persons in Family/Household


  • 1 $14,580
  • 2 $19,720
  • 3 $24,860
  • 4 $30,000
  • 5 $35,140
  • 6 $40,280
  • 7 $45,420
  • 8 $50,560

For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $5,140 for each additional person.