DZ- Online Admission

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Saturday September 16

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10:00 AM  –  11:00 AM

All Members and All Guests: Helpful info found here!

1) Please REGISTER or SIGN IN at the top of the screen (in the yellow) in order to reserve your tickets. Yes, you need to to make reservations. It'll be quick! 

2) Please arrive as close as possible to your entry time. Real early or late arrivals may have a delayed entrance. Your entry is good through the close of day but your entry is the time you need to arrive. If the time you chose says "This event is sold out" please choose a different time. It means that time slot entry is sold out. Choose another entry time slot.  

3) Password info:***If need to create or update a password, the criteria for a password (believe me, this wasn't our idea) must be at least 12 characters long and contain at least 1 number, at least 1 special character, at least 1 lowercase and at least 1 uppercase. For example, Summerfun23! In addition, your new password cannot contain your name, username or organization name, and must be changed every 365 days. Again, not our idea...we're so sorry and thank you for your patience! It will be worth it once you're here!

4) Parking info: The Silver Beach Center parking lot may be full or close early for an event in the Shadowland Ballroom. Parking is also available in the Silver Beach parking lot (the actual beach) and other lots below and above the bluff.  Please keep parking in mind when planning to arrive for prompt arrival. All parking lots below the bluff are paid lots June-August. The Silver Beach Center lot is a privately owned lot and we have no control of closures or fees.

Date/time availability: Please note: If your preferred date or time is not showing in bold, or the time is not showing in blue, it is unavailable. TO CHANGE THE DATE OR TIME, press Other dates or Other timesYour timed entry is good through the close of the day. 

Tickets: Please print your tickets (email will be sent) and bring them with you have or have them on your cellphone with barcodes readily viewable upon arrival. If you haven't received them after a few minutes, please check your junk/spam box.

*RESERVATIONS AND PRICING* Limited capacity. Imagine for a moment: no more long pesky lines or hour-long waiting times on those rainy days! Please check your email to be sure you reserved for the correct date, session time and location. Please include all people in your group, including under 12 months. We are in the Eastern time zone.

   DZ- General Admission: $6 per person for non-member admissions to Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone, 12 months and up. 10 person ticket sales limit. We are not taking any groups, daycares or camps at this time.

   DZ- Member Admission: Curious Kids' Discovery Zone or Benefactor member, regardless of age. *The $6 admission will be discounted the member discount (free!) at check out. Member guests would count as DZ- General Admission. Members: if you're having issues being recognized as a member and being asked to pay, see DZ non-pay below.

  DZ- ACM Admission: $3 per person, up to 6 people, ages 12 months & up. For those who have Association of Children’s Museum (ACM) reciprocity through their home museum. Membership card must be presented with the ACM logo to verify discount and driver's license. One card per family.

DZ- Non-pay: Free. Use this for guests 11 months and under or if you are using a guest pass. Please bring guest pass with you. Use this if you have a Gift Certificate for a membership that needs to be redeemed, if you're having any issues being recognized as a member or if you plan on becoming a member on the day of your visit. Also use this if you are a Member and being asked to pay.

DZ Military Adm: Free. If you have been or are currently enlisted or if your spouse is currently serving. Please bring your Military ID. Limit one person/admission per ID.

CKM Member to DZ- Post Fire:  For our Curious Kids' Museum members to use to visit our Curious Kids' Discovery Zone while repairs are made at the museum. No charge.        

BBBS/DZ- For the little with their Big Brothers/Big Sister friend from the Southern Lake Michigan Region. The little is free when BB or BS shows their badge! Big Brother or Big Sister pays DZ General- Admission (above). Valid through December 31, 2023.

If you or a family member are feeling ill or have a fever, please come play another time. We'll be here! Admission tickets are non-refundable but we are more than happy to reschedule.

    Please Note: Upon completion of your sale, you will receive 2 emails. The first email will include the link to print or view your tickets. The second email includes our "Know Before You Go" page so you know exactly what to expect when you arrive. If you do not receive both emails, please check your junk mail. If you need to reschedule or just have a question, please contact us at 269-983-2543. We are looking forward to your visit! Please note: St. Joseph, MI is on Eastern time and you reserved at Curious Kids' Discovery Zone (located inside the Silver Beach Center at 333 Broad Street, St. Joseph), not Curious Kids' Museum (located above the Bluff on Lake Blvd).