Plan Your Visit
Amazement Square will be CLOSED Friday, February 24, 2017 for Museum After Dark.
Members: FREE unlimited visits
General Admission (age 1-59): $9
children under 12 months are admitted free
Seniors (age 60+ years): $6
Reduced Admission with Presentation of an EBT Card: $3
for groups of up to 4 people
ACM Reciprocal Member Reduced Admission:
50% off general admission for up to six (6) people.
Primary cardholder must present a membership card with the ACM Reciprocal
Network logo, their name, and an expiration date that has not passed.
(Ten or more guests with 2 days advance notice subject to availability,
limited to 3 hours of museum exploration.)
Held on the 2nd Saturday of every month. Family Fun Night is a once-monthly event when museum admission is reduced to $3 and takes place from 4:00 – 7:00 PM. Family Fun Night is open to the general public. For questions about Family Fun Night, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
After School Special
3-5 PM | Tuesday – Friday | September – May
Hours of Operation
Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Closed Mondays, except when noted.
Open until 7:00 p.m. the second Saturday of every month for Family Fun Night.
*Closed for certain holidays and special events. Please see calendar for more information.
Administrative Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
CLOSED Dates for 2017:
New Year’s Day – January 1st
Museum After Dark – February 24th
Mother’s Day – May 14th
Easter – April 16th
Father’s Day – June 18th
Independence Day – July 4th
September Spiff-Up – August 28th – September 11th
Amazing Mile – September 29th
Ugly Bug Ball – October 27th
Thanksgiving Day – November 23rd
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day – December 24th – 25th
Amazement Square is located at: 27 Ninth Street, Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
Free parking for Amazement Square is located on 9th Street directly across from the main entrance, and in the back of the museum, adjacent to the James River. Additionally, there are 2-hour parking spaces available next to the Depot Grille and on Jefferson Street. Please view our parking map for more details.
Stroller use: For safety concerns, the use of strollers is not allowed in the museum. Alternative options are provided including a child carrier, available at the front desk.
Lockers: Locker space is available adjacent to the Lobby. Please visit the Front Desk for a locker key.
Photo Policy: Periodically, Amazement Square takes photographs and video of museum visitors and activities for use in educational and promotional materials. With admission, you give permission for the recording of photographs and/or video of you and your dependents. Please notify the Front Desk if you do not consent to this policy. You are welcome to take your own photographs throughout the museum.
Accessibility: Amazement Square is wheelchair accessible.
Health: Amazement Square is committed to reducing the spread of germs in the museum. As an interactive and hands-on museum, we understand the importance of thoroughly cleaning exhibits everyday. The entire museum is cleaned every morning prior to the museum opening and in the evening at closing. Each surface touched by children is disinfected, including each and every golf and ping pong ball! We use non-toxic and environmentally-friendly products in order to provide a safe and healthy learning environment for our visitors.
Visitation Policies: Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult throughout the museum. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult in Amazement Tower. Food and Drink is not permitted in the exhibitions. Parents and caregivers are responsible for their children’s behavior and for damage resulting from improper use or abuse of the exhibits. Amazement Square is a play at your own risk facility and is not liable for damage to persons or property.
Please note that weapons of any kind are not allowed in the Museum either openly or concealed on the premises. The prohibition on firearms applies to all visitors, including those with firearm permits.
Amazement Square is a tobacco-free environment. Cigars, pipes, cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, vapor cigarettes, chewing tobacco or any tobacco related product is strictly prohibited in the Museum and on Museum grounds. Thank you for keeping our children healthy.