Hours & Admission
It is recommended that non-members order tickets online in advance. Tickets are non-refundable but can be used on any day you want to visit.
Guest Passes, Family Passes, and POGO Passes are one-time use and do not require advance reservations.
Military, Museums for All, and other discount-eligible guests do not need reservations and may purchase tickets at our Welcome Desk.
CLICK HERE to purchase tickets (non-members)! Your admission tickets will have 9 am listed on them, but you may come to Wonderscope anytime that day.
If you buy tickets for a day of play at Wonderscope, you have 30 days to apply the price you paid for the tickets toward a Wonderscope membership – and you’ll enjoy unlimited free admission for a full year! Ask the front desk for details.
CLICK HERE to become a member!
A Wonderscope visit makes a great gift! GIFT ADMISSION TICKETS may be purchased at the museum or by calling 816-643-6700. $12 children. $9 adults.
Tuesday – Friday: 9 AM – 4:30 PM
Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Sunday: Noon – 5 PM
*LAST ADMISSION 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO MUSEUM CLOSING. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING EXHIBIT CLOSING TIMES:
- Creation Station closes 30 minutes prior to museum closing.
- KC Café and Wonder Mart close 15 minutes prior to museum closing.
- Midday, individual exhibits close very briefly on a rotating basis for cleaning.
New Year’s Day – Closed
MLK Day – Open 9am – 4:30pm
Presidents’ Day – Open 9am – 4:30pm
Easter – Closed
Memorial Day – Closed
Juneteenth – Closed
Independence Day – Closed
Labor Day – Closed
Veterans Day – Open 9am – 4:30pm
Thanksgiving Day – Closed
Christmas Eve – Open 9am – Noon
Christmas Day – Closed
Day after Christmas – Closed
New Year’s Eve – Open ONLY to Wonder Eve event ticket holders.
Wonderscope Members FREE
Children ages 0-1 FREE
Children ages 2-15 $12
Adults ages 16 and over $9
Museums for All $3
Participating in the national Museums for All program reflects our commitment to ensuring the opportunity for all families to learn, play, and grow at Wonderscope. Must present EBT, SNAP, or WIC card at admission desk upon arrival. Advance ticket purchase is not required.
Active/Retired Military, Reservists & their family $2 OFF ADMISSION
Must present military card at admission desk upon arrival. Advance ticket purchase is not required.
Veterans, Active/Retired Military, Reservists & their family FREE on 11/11
Free admission on Veterans Day. Must present military card at admission desk upon arrival. Advance ticket purchase is not required.
Pogo Pass holders FREE
Advance reservations not required.
Face masks are encouraged but not required.
Important Guidelines for Visitors
Upcoming Field Trips
The museum remains open during field trips.
Please note: Your tickets will have 9 am listed on them, but you may come in anytime that day.
Individual GIFT ADMISSION TICKETS may be purchased at the museum or by calling 816-643-6700
Become a Member
A Wonderscope membership gives you an opportunity to save money and enjoy unlimited Wonderscope visits. Family memberships start at just $100. Buy or renew your membership online today!