The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon) is great affordable, educational fun. Admission is free for C’mon members and is free for children under one; $10 per person adults and children over one; and $10 for seniors 55 and up. All activities, exhibits, workshops, performances are included with admission.
Tuesday through Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday: We are open on select Mondays during the year and select holidays.
There’s something new to do every day at C’mon! C’mon is packed with 30,000 square feet of interactive exhibits. With 12 hands-on exhibit galleries, there is plenty of fun and learning to be had. To see what’s going on during the day of your visit, please check our online calendar for event times and descriptions. Remember, there is plenty for tykes two and under too!
There are many new activities every day and special events every week. Check out our online calendar to see what we’re highlighting today. Plus, don’t forget we have exciting permanent exhibits and traveling exhibits which are constantly changing.
C’mon is for the young and young at heart, but specifically, we target children from birth to age 14 and their families. Each of our exhibits, experiences and programs have been designed to engage a broad range of children’s ages and interests. Only WGCU Curious Kids, is limited to children 8 years and older — adults, KEEP OUT! And the ABC Toddler Lot is one of three toddler exhibits that are limited to children younger than 3 years of age and their caretakers.
There is no exact answer to this question. It all depends on your child’s age and interests. First-time visitors spend closer to four hours. Out-of-town guests make us a destination and visit us for at least two days. We are a one-stop for family fun: play, eat and shop here!
We ask that all children are accompanied by an adult. Any unaccompanied child will be escorted to the Welcome Center to remain there until a parent or caretaker is located. The child will not be allowed to leave the Museum until someone picks up the child.
Arrive early to avoid crowds. Mornings are an excellent time for infant/toddler group play and for parents to socialize with other parents within the exhibits! During the school year, a visit after 1:30 p.m. avoids school tours. Our busiest times happen during the weekend.
- Ham, tuna and other cold sandwiches.
- Apples, bananas, cheese and yogurt.
- Vegetarian and meat wraps.
- Grilled chicken Cesar salad, Cobb salad and fruit salad.
Yes, directly across from the Naples Trolley, outside the Art Studio is a place to park your stroller. Visitors may also store items in the locker room located beside the elevator. View our Museum Map for more information.
Yes, we do. Self-guided tours will be available online and from the visitor services desk that highlight exhibits with special objects to look at, listen for, touch, or think about. Please call (239) 514-0084 for details.
What do we offer for infants and toddlers?
- The ABC Toddler Lot is an area specifically designed for toddlers ages 0-3 years of age. Older children will not be allowed in this exhibit. This interactive fun-filled wonderland offers tots the opportunity for exploration, discovery, experimentation and wonder in a fun, safe environment.
Why should I consider becoming a C’mon Member?
C’mon Members receive unlimited free admission to the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples all year long! Members receive all sorts of benefits: from discounts in the Museum Store and Garden Cafe to invitations to special members-only events. And, a Family Membership pays off in just three visits!
The best thing to do (especially if you have never visited the Museum) is to check out all exhibits and programming offered on the day of your visit. If at the end of your visit you have enjoyed your time at the C’mon and would like to purchase a membership, whatever admission paid that same day will be applied to the total cost of the membership (with receipt).
If you would like to buy a membership, please visit the Orientation Center before it closes at 4:45 p.m. for the day’s admission to be applied to your membership purchase (with receipt).
Please note: Admission already paid will be applied to membership balance if purchased on the same day only. Click here to view Membership benefits. Additionally, Gift Memberships of various levels are a great way to give the gift of innovative, child-centered fun to someone else!
Can I host my child’s birthday party there?
How can I volunteer at the Museum?
The Museum is supported by income generated by usage fees and generous contributions from Naple’s philanthropic community. Any donation, whether great are small, is always appreciated. To make a donation, please call the C’mon Development Office at (239) 260-1708 or support us online.
Group visit rates are available for groups of 10 or more children and must be reserved with full payment at least two weeks in advance. Trips will be booked on a first come- first serve basis and dates cannot be guaranteed until payment is received.
For more information on booking a group trip, click here.
For more information on booking a field trip, click here.
Yes, all hallways, exhibits and restrooms are handicap accessible at C’mon. All exhibits at C’mon have been designed to incorporate a variety of learning styles to provide the most inclusive environment for every visitor. C’mon is wheelchair and ADA accessible.
C’mon has a number of adaptive equipment items and programs specifically for children with disabilities. Click here for more information.
Refunds or reductions in amount due will be awarded for cancellations or changes based upon when the Museum is notified:
- More than 30 days in advance: Full refund
- 15 to 30 days in advance: 1/2 refund
- Less than 15 days in advance: No refund
Cancellations received less than 15 days in advance of your program will not receive a refund; however a credit may be extended for a future program within the same year depending on availability. C’mon cannot refund guests that do not arrive on the day of the program.