Members: FREE unlimited visits!
(age 1-59): $10.75
children under 12 months are admitted free
(age 60+ years): $7.75
10 or more guests with 2 days advance notice subject to availability, limited to 3 hours of museum exploration.
Make your group visit even more fun and educational by adding one of our hands-on programs.
For ACM Reciprocal Members:
50% off admission for up to 6 people
Primary cardholder must present with the ACM Reciprocal Network membership card - logo, name, & an expiration date that has not passed
Every Thursday through August 29th, general admission to the museum is just $5 per person* ALL DAY long!
*$5 admission for up to 5 guests. Each transaction MUST include 1 adult admission.
Hours of Operation
Tuesday–Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Sunday: 1 PM -5 PM
Closed Mondays, except when noted
Administrative Office Hours
Monday–Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
New Year’s Day: January 1st, 2020
Museum After Dark: February 21, 2019
Easter: April 12, 2020
Mother’s Day: May 10, 2020
Father’s Day: June 16, 2019
Independence Day: July 4, 2019
Museum After Dark: August 30, 2019
September Spiff-Up: September 2 - 14, 2019
Amazing Mile: September 27, 2019
Ugly Bug Ball: October 25, 2019
Thanksgiving Day: November 26, 2020
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day: December 24 & 25
27 Ninth Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Free parking 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.
Field Trip Forecast
School groups normally depart by 2 PM
+ 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.
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.
Amazement Square is wheelchair accessible.
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.
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 concealed 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.