Membership

Why should I become a member?

Membership at CDMOD is your passport to a wonderful world of incredible, hands-on, interactive exhibits, special classes, workshops and Membership Appreciation events throughout the year. Come enjoy our outdoor amphitheater, community gardens and covered picnic area.

Membership Benefits for All Levels include: Unlimited admission for one year; invitations to members-only previews, receptions, and special events; member newsletter; priority registration for select programs and camps.

Family Memberships

Two of Us - $100
  • 1 adult and 1 child living in the same household. The named adult must be present at the time of the visit.
  • 2 one-time use Guest Passes.
Family - $125
  • 2 named adults and 2 named children living in the same household (age 1 year and older). At least one named adult must be present at the time of the visit.
  • 10% Store Discount.
  • 5% Celebration/Rental Discount (room fee only).
  • 2 one-time use Guest Passes.
Grandparent - $150
  • 2 named grandparents and 6 named children (age 1 year and older). At least one named adult must be present at the time of the visit.
  • 10% Store Discount.
  • 5% Celebration/Rental Discount (room fee only).
  • 2 one-time use Guest Passes.
  • ACM reciprocal – Click HERE for a List of Participating Museums
Family Plus - $175
  • 2 named adults and 4 children (age 1 year and older) living in the same household. At least one named adult must be present at the time of the visit.
  • 10% Store Discount
  • 5% Celebration/Rental Discount (room fee only)
  • 2 one-time use Guest Passes.
  • ACM reciprocal – Click HERE for a List of Participating Museums
Family Premier - $225
  • 2 named adults and 6 named children (age 1 year and older) living in the same household. At least one named adult must be present at the time of the visit.
  • 10% Store Discount
  • 10% Celebration/Rental Discount (room fee only)
  • 2 one-time use Guest Passes.
  • ACM reciprocal – Click HERE for a List of Participating Museums
Friend of the Museum - $500
  • 8 named individuals living in the same household (age 1 year and older). At least one named adult must be present at the time of the visit
  • 10% Store Discount
  • 10% Celebration/Rental Discount (room fee only)
  • 10 one-time use Guest Passes
  • AMC Reciprocal Membership – Click HERE for a List of Participating Museum
  • Donor Recognition

Membership Policies:

  • There is a $5 replacement fee for lost or stolen cards.
  • Memberships do not apply for groups, tours or for special events.
  • Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Photo identification is required at the time of visit. The photo should match the person whose name is on the membership.
  • CDMOD reserves the right to make changes to its benefits structure at any time.

The Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert is a member of the Association of Children’s Museums Reciprocal Memberships Program. Grandparent and above memberships qualify for ACM reciprocal benefits at participating Children’s Museums.

For more information on family memberships, please email membership@cdmod.org or call 760-321-0602.

Membership Add-Ons:

Toddler Time Pass – $45

Additional individual – $30

  • Add one additional named individual to your membership.