Exploration Station...a children's museum
Exploration Station Memberships

Membership Benefits

Family Fun

Basic & Family Benefits

  • Unlimited general admission for one year for the number of people admitted by your membership level.
  • Unlimited animal room admission for one year for the number of people admitted by your membership level.
  • 10% off "Souvenir Stop" purchases.
  • 10% off birthday party packages.
  • Member discounts on select museum programs.
  • FREE exclusive museum programs.
  • 10% off museum rentals
  • 4 FREE admission guest passes.
  • Subscription to the Panda Press Newsletter.

Supporter Membership Benefits

  • All Basic & Family benefits
  • PLUS up to 6 half price admission to almost 200 museums nationwide participating in the Association of Children's Museums Reciprocal Network.
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    Click on the Association of Children's Museums logo to find out more about ACM!

Super Size Your Membership!

Add an adult or child to your membership for $15.00 each person.  This option is great for nannies, caregivers, or extra family members.

Gift Memberships

Purchase a gift membership card for your special friends or loved ones.  They will be delighted to receive a gift that continues to give such great family fun for an entire year!

Membership Discounts

  • Military families get $5.00 off a museum membership.  Military identification is required to receive the discount.
  • Museum admission may be discounted from a membership fee if purchased on the same day.  The receipt for admission is necessary to obtain the discount.

Membership Packages

Annual Membership Fees
Note:  Residents would be considered residents of Bourbonnais Township Park District.

  • Basic Membership (Up to 2 people)
    • Resident                                       $33.00
    • Non-Resident                                $50.00
  • Family I Membership (Up to 4 people)
    • Resident                                      $50.00
    • Non-resident                                 $65.00
  • Family II Membership (Up to 6 people)
    • Resident                                       $60.00
    • Non-Resident                                $85.00
  • Supporter Membership                             $125.00
  • Super Size Members                               $15.00 each

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Membership Referrals

Members…refer 7 friends during your year of membership and earn one (1) FREE year of membership (FREE membership cannot be a Supporter Membership).  The new member must list your name on the “Referred by” line on the membership application at the time of membership purchase.  They must be a new, first time members.  This offer is not good on renewals.

Membership Policies

  • Members must agree to follow and abide by all membership rules and policies.  The museum reserves the right to revoke any membership privileges if it is deemed in the best interest of the organization.  Membership fees and benefits are always subject to change without notice.
  • Membership benefits are effective the moment of your purchase and will continue for one year from the purchase date.
  • Memberships are not transferable or refundable.
  • Members will be asked for government issued photo identification when their membership card is presented.  The name on the identification must match the name on the membership card.
  • An adult named on the membership card from the member household must be present during each visit.
  • Supporter memberships provide half-priced admission to more than 200 museums around the country that are members of the Association of Children’s Museums Reciprocal Program through March 31, 2013
  • Click here for a Membership Brochure

*Reciprocal privileges do not extend to discounts for gift shop purchases, cafe purchases, museum special events, programs, parking, summer camps, or birthday parties.

**During the year, the list of museums participating in the ACM Reciprocal Network may change. It is always a good idea to call ahead to verify ACM Reciprocal Network participation.

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Prices and packages are subject to change. 


Exploration Station ... a children's museum is a facility of the
Bourbonnais Township Park District

Exploration Station
1095 W Perry Street, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Bourbonnais Township Park District

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459 Kennedy Drive, Bourbonnais, IL 60914