Joyful Learning for ALL
At Thinkery, we are committed to opening the door to joyful learning for all by striving to remove financial barriers and creating an accessible learning environment.
Free & discounted admissions
Museums for All
Receive FREE General Admission and Baby Bloomers tickets through the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and Association of Children’s Museums’ Museums for All program
Visitors with Texas Electronic Benefits Transfer (Lone Star /SNAP), WIC, STAR, CHIP, Medicaid, MAP/MAP BASIC, and tribal identification cards receive FREE General Admission or Baby Bloomers tickets. (Special programs and events excluded.)
Educators, military, and first responders
Receive $3 off per ticket, up to five tickets – Proof of ID is required upon entry
Thinkery accepts reciprocal benefits for ACM and ASTC member organizations when tickets are purchased onsite only. Members of ACM organizations can receive up to 6 general admission tickets at 50% off. Members of ASTC organizations can receive up to 4 free general admission tickets. Proof of membership and a photo ID is required.
Museum accessibility & resources
Thinkery is committed to providing the highest quality visit for all of our guests. While the information here provides a general overview of accessibility features, we encourage you to contact us in advance of your visit with any questions or specific needs.
Thinkery is fully wheelchair accessible. Elevator access is available on both floors
Limited accessible metered street parking is available near Thinkery and at the McBee Street District Garage.
- Thinkery’s social story prepares visitors for what to expect when visiting the Meredith Learning Lab.
- Thinkery can be loud for some visitors. We offer a limited number of sound-reducing headphones for visitors.
- Sensory-friendly backpacks are available. Contents include sound-reducing headphones, sunglasses, and a calming toy.
- We have a limited number of wheelchairs available for checkout.
All resources are available on a first-come, first-served basis and can be checked out at the Admissions desk. Visitors are requested to leave a photo ID at Admissions.
Plan your next trip to Thinkery
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