Members-Only Events

As a member, you are invited to exclusive events, including previews of special exhibits, holiday parties, members-only mornings and more, all when the Museum is closed to the public. Members-only events are reserved just for Magic House members, guest passes cannot be used to attend these special events.

Free Friend Friday Nights

When: Friday, August 23, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
                                            

Bring a friend for an evening of fun every fourth Friday of the month! No guest passes or reservations required. Members can bring up to four guests at each visit.

No registration required.

Grandparents Morning

When: Sunday, September 8, 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
                                            

Happy Grandparents Day! Grandparent members, and their grandkids, are invited to enjoy doughnuts, yogurt, juice, milk and coffee, as well as the Museum all to themselves, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on this special day.

Reservations are required.

Member Appreciation Week

                                            

Tuesday, September 10 – Sunday, September 15, 2019

Exclusive Members-Only Hours:
Tuesday – Friday and Sunday: 9:30 – 11:00 am

Two, four, six, eight – who do we appreciate? Our members! As a special thank you for your wonderful support, we’re hosting Member Appreciation Week featuring exclusive Members-Only hours.

No registration required.

Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails! Member Preview

When: Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
                                            

Peep! Peep! Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails! is pulling into The Magic House’s station this fall! Surrounded by everyone’s favorite blue engine Thomas and his engine friends, explore the Island of Sodor’s iconic locations: Knapford Station, Sodor Steamworks and more! Help Thomas and his friends solve a variety of fun challenges, all with encouragement from the smiling faces of Thomas, Percy, Victor and others to remind children how “Really Useful” they are.

Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails! is made possible thanks to the generous support of Graybar Foundation.

Free Friend Friday Nights

When: Friday, September 27, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
                                            

Bring a friend for an evening of fun every fourth Friday of the month! No guest passes or reservations required. Members can bring up to four guests at each visit.

No registration required.

Member Halloween Parties

                                            

When: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

When: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
It’s no trick! As a special treat, we’re opening up our Not-So-Haunted House just for our members! It’s the same “spook-tacular” event featuring your favorite storybook characters, only without the scary crowds! So, dress up in your most “fa-boo-lous” costume and join us for some members-only trick-or-treating.

Reservations are required.

Free Friend Friday Nights

When: Friday, October 25, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
                                            

Bring a friend for an evening of fun every fourth Friday of the month! No guest passes or reservations required. Members can bring up to four guests at each visit.

No registration required.

Member Preview: Argentina’s Niños

When: Sunday, November 10, 2019
Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am
                                            

Members will be the first to go rock climbing in the Andes Mountains, learn about the gauchos, make empanadas, explore the Cave of the Hands, contribute to a vibrant street painting and more as they explore a variety of immersive environments in our newest World Traveler Gallery exhibit, Argentina’s Niños.

No registration required.

Free Friend Friday Nights

When: Friday, November 22, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
                                            

Bring a friend for an evening of fun every fourth Friday of the month! No guest passes or reservations required. Members can bring up to four guests at each visit.

No registration required.

Grandparent Member Breakfast and Holiday Performance

When: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
                                            

Grandparent members are invited to start the holiday season off right with our Grandparent Member Breakfast and Holiday Performance. Enjoy a delicious breakfast with your grandchildren followed by a special 10:00 am showing of Imaginary Theater Company’s The Elves and the Shoemaker. The first floor of the Museum will also be open before our public hours just for grandparents and their grandchildren to explore. Reservations are required.

Cost:$6 per person.

Storytime with Santa

                                            
When: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
When: Wednesday, December 11, 2018
Time: 9:00 – 11:00 am

You must be on Santa’s good list because he’s come to town early just to meet our members at Storytime with Santa. Listen to a holiday story read by Mrs. Claus, savor a holiday treat and enjoy the Museum all to yourselves at this very merry member event.

Reservations are required.

Free Friend Friday Nights

When: Friday, December 27, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
                                            

Bring a friend for an evening of fun every fourth Friday of the month! No guest passes or reservations required. Members can bring up to four guests at each visit.

No registration required.

Free Friend Friday Nights

When: Friday, January 24, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
                                            

Bring a friend for an evening of fun every fourth Friday of the month! No guest passes or reservations required. Members can bring up to four guests at each visit.

No registration required.

Free Friend Friday Nights

When: Friday, February 28, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
                                            

Bring a friend for an evening of fun every fourth Friday of the month! No guest passes or reservations required. Members can bring up to four guests at each visit.

No registration required.

Free Friend Friday Nights

When: Friday, March 20, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
                                            

Bring a friend for an evening of fun every fourth Friday of the month! No guest passes or reservations required. Members can bring up to four guests at each visit.

No registration required.

Free Friend Friday Nights

When: Friday, April 24, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
                                            

Bring a friend for an evening of fun every fourth Friday of the month! No guest passes or reservations required. Members can bring up to four guests at each visit.

No registration required.

Free Friend Friday Nights

When: Friday, May 22, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
                                            

Bring a friend for an evening of fun every fourth Friday of the month! No guest passes or reservations required. Members can bring up to four guests at each visit.

No registration required.