Plan Your Visit

Hours of Operation | Directions & Parking | Other Information & Restrictions


MembersFREE unlimited visits

General Admission (age 1-59): $9.75
children under 12 months are admitted free

Seniors (age 60+ years): $6.50

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.

Groups: $7.50
(Ten or more guests with 2 days advance notice subject to availability,
 limited to 3 hours of museum exploration.)

Family Fun Night $3


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

After School Special


$5 Admission
3-5 PM | Tuesday – Friday
 | September – May

Hours of Operation

Operating Hours
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 our calendar for more information.

Administrative Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

CLOSED Dates for 2018:
New Year’s Day – January 1st
Museum After Dark – February 23rd
Easter – April 1st
Mother’s Day – May 13th
Father’s Day – June 21st
Independence Day – July 4th
September Spiff-Up – First 2 weeks of September
Amazing Mile – September 28th
Ugly Bug Ball – October 26th
Thanksgiving Day – November 22nd
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day – December 24th – 25th


The City of Lynchburg has begun construction on the Main Street bridge over Rt. 29.  This bridge closure may impact your route to Amazement Square.  Please check current road closures online to find the best route to the Museum.

Amazement Square is located at: 27 Ninth Street, Lynchburg, Virginia 24504

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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.

Other Information

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: In order to ensure that Amazement Square remains a safe and comfortable place for children and families; individuals over 16 are not admitted to the museum without a child, unless on a tour guided by museum staff or attending an adult only event.

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.

Museum Manners:




No Weapons

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.


No Smoking

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.

Hours Of Operation