Curious minds welcome, 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
  • Four guest passes
  • 10% off in the Loot Lab gift shop
  • Member-only events: preview of all traveling exhibits, annual member appreciation brunch, etc.
  • Monthly newsletter highlighting special events & exclusive offers​
  • Reciprocal benefits, such as free or discounted admission at 300+ museums nationwide through the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) passport program
Become a Member

Membership Levels

Neuron (Individual)

Core benefits for one (1) adult


Synapse (Dual)

Core benefits for two (2) adults in the same household


Axon (Single Parent/1 Child Household)

Core benefits for one (1) adult & one (1) child, plus:

  • Priority registration for camps & classes
  • Discounts on camps & classes


​​​Neural Network (Household)

Core benefits for two (2) adults & all children 17 and under, plus:

  • Ten (10) guest passes
  • Priority registration for camps & classes
  • Discounts on camps & 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*



We offer free memberships to families in selected communities, schools, and organizations through our community partners. Community members enjoy all the benefits of our Neural Network membership except for reciprocal benefits.

Current Community Partners


Membership Registration

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