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Children can Create, Discover, & Explore at Sandcastles Children's Museum
Current Hours are are Mondays & Fridays from 9:30am-1pm, Saturdays from 9:30am-4pm, and Sundays from 12-4pm
History of Sandcastles
Sandcastles Children’s Museum has been in operation since 2006, and first began as a “summer sampler museum.” Visitation to the Museum has grown from 1,500 its first year to more than 20,000 annually since 2011. They first occupied a small building on South James Street, then moved to a larger facility four times bigger on West Ludington Avenue.
Now they have found a permanent home in the former Elks Lodge, at the corner of North Harrison and Ludington Avenue and now have four levels of exhibits. Through donations and many volunteers, the building has been renovated to transform it into a kid-friendly and sought after destination.
- Summer hours begin in June and are Monday-Saturday 9:30am-5pm and Sunday 12pm-4pm.
- Fall/Winter/Spring Hours begin after Labor Day and are Mondays and Fridays from 9:30am-1pm, Saturdays from 9:30am-3pm, and Sundays from 12-4pm.
- Winter Break Hours for 2023 are as follows: 9:30am-3pm on December 22nd, 23rd, & 27th-30th, AND January 2nd-3rd.
Have your child’s next birthday party at Sandcastles Children’s Museum!
2023 Membership Options:
Regular Family Membership
$130, includes four children from one family and 1-2 adults to accompany them. Each additional family member is $10. Adults are interchangeable, children are not.
$130, includes two adults and all of their grandchildren. Only four children may be admitted at one time. Children are interchangeable, adults are not.
$90, includes one adult and one child. Adult is interchangeable, child is not.
2023 Daily Admission
$9 per person. Children under age 1 are free
Call or visit Sandcastles during open hours to purchase your membership!
Sandcastles Children’s Museum
129 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431
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