Curious minds are welcome here, all year round!

​When you join the Cade, you not only join a lively community of thinkers and creators, but gain access to opportunities for learning and discovery while you travel. Your Cade Membership offers free/reduced admission to museums around the country.

Imagine a full year of fun and exciting exhibits and hands-on experiences!

​Core benefits include:

  • FREE admission to the Cade Museum
  • 10% off in the Cade Museum’s gift shop, the Loot Lab
  • Priority registration to speaker series featuring local science, art, and creativity experts
  • Priority access to special events
  • Monthly newsletters detailing events and offerings​
  • Reciprocal benefits, such as free admission, at over 300+ science museums nationwide through the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC). Museum admission benefits vary by distance.
Become a Member

Membership Levels

Neuron (Individual)

Core Benefits for one (1) adult.


Synapse (Dual)

Core Benefits for two (2) adults living in the same household.


Axon (Single Parent/1 Child Household)

Core Benefits for one (1) adult and one (1) child 17 and under living in the same household.

Priority Registration for camps and classes.

Discounts to camps and classes.


​​​Neural Network (Household)

Core benefits for two (2) adults and all children 17 and under living in the same household.

Priority registration for camps and classes.

Discounts to camps and classes.

​Reciprocal benefits at over 200 children’s museums through the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM).​*

Reciprocal benefits at over 1,000 museums through the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association.*


Community Partner

The Cade offers free community partnerships to families in selected communities, schools, and organizations. Community partners enjoy all the benefits of Neural Network membership except for reciprocal benefits.

Current Community Partners


Membership Registration

Renew or purchase a membership using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express​, or Check

Renew online by using our online form for secure credit card payment
Renew by phone: (352) 371-8001
Renew by mail
  • Print the Membership Application Form
  • Mail your completed application form and check made payable to Cade Creativity Labs to:
    Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention Attn: Membership
    904 S Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601​

Membership cards are emailed to the email address you provide at sign-up. Memberships run one year to the last day of the month from the date of sign-up. ​Example: Sign up May 15, 2020 = expire May 31, 2021.