Scholarship Memberships

As a part of our commitment to encouraging lifelong learning in children, the Children’s Museum is proud to offer a variety of scholarship opportunities, made possible by the generosity of our donors and sponsors who support the Access for All program. Scholarship qualifications are determined by household income, not individual income.

Scholarship Family Memberships

The Children’s Museum is pleased to offer Scholarship Family Memberships to those families whose household income is less than $35,000, per year.

Scholarship Family Memberships include:
  • Unlimited admission to all museum locations including all special events (except ticketed events) for 2 named legal guardians and up to 6 children (under 18 years of age) living in the same household
  • Special pricing on birthday parties
  • Bring a Friend Discount ($1.00 off per non-member guest each time you visit)
  • 10% discount in the gift shop

Chesterfield County Scholarship Family Memberships

The Children’s Museum is pleased to offer Chesterfield County Scholarship Memberships to Chesterfield County residents whose household income is less than $40,000, per year. The Chesterfield County Scholarship Membership is made possible through the generosity of the Economic Development Authority of the County of Chesterfield.

Chesterfield County Scholarship Family Memberships include:
  • Unlimited admission to all museum locations including all special events (except ticketed events) for 2 named legal guardians and up to 6 children (under 18 years of age) living in the same household
  • Special pricing on birthday parties
  • Bring a Friend Discount ($1.00 off per non-member guest each time you visit)
  • 10% discount in the gift shop

How to Apply

To apply for a Scholarship Membership, the following documents are required from all members of the household who are 18 years of age or older and are not claimed as dependents on your most recent tax return. Any documentation provided must be from the most recent filing year.

Required: Scholarship Membership application and one of the following:
  • First page of your most recent tax return
  • SNAP Benefits Approval Letter
  • Free Lunch Qualifying Letter (only applicable if not a resident in the City of Richmond)

Please deliver all application requirements to the front desk of any Children’s Museum location or scan and email to cross@childrensmuseumofrichmond.org. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Contact Candace Ross with any additional questions.