I left something behind at the Museum. How can I retrieve it? To inquire if your item is in our lost and found please email us at email@example.com and include your name, the best phone number to reach you, a description of the item, and the date of your museum visit.
Items over $100 in value, cell phones, credit cards, and keys will be kept in the Museum safe. Each Wednesday found items in the safe will be turned into the Gainesville Police Department.
For hygiene reasons we will not store food or beverage items overnight and will only store water bottles for 1 week after they are found.
All other items will be retained for 30 days after the item was found.
Is there an admission fee? Yes, guests ages 5+ will be required to pay for admission. Cade Museum members receive free admission.
Children 0-4: Free
Youth 5-17: $10.00
Adult 18+: $15.00
College Student with ID: $12.50
Seniors 65+: $12.50
The Cade Museum participates in the Museums for All program that provides discounted admission rates for those receiving SNAP or EBT food assistance. Please call 352-371-8001 for additional information.
When is the Museum open for general admission? The Cade Museum is currently open for general admission Thursday-Sunday, 10:00am-4:00pm. The Cade Museum is closed on the following holidays each year: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.
How do I become a Cade Museum Member? Learn more about the benefits of being a Cade Museum member on our member page. Cade Museum Members at Neural Network level and higher receive reciprocal benefits at over 1,500 museums and science centers nationwide through ASTC, ACM, and NARM.
What forms of payment are accepted? The Cade Museum accepts cash, check, Apply Pay, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover Cards.
How do I volunteer at the Cade Museum? If you are at least 14 years old, you can be a part of Team Cade as a volunteer. Visit the volunteer page for additional information.
Where can I find camps and classes for my child to attend? The Cade Museum offers camps during school breaks for elementary age students and weekly programs for ages 0-4 and K-6th grade. Our camps and classes are listed on our website calendar. For additional information on our camps, visit our camp page. For additional information on our classes, visit out weekly programs page.
Where do I park when I come to the Museum? There is a parking lot adjacent to the Cade Museum building. Parking is free for Cade Museum guests. No overnight parking is permitted.
Can I host an event at the Cade Museum? Yes, we rent out the Cade Museum facility for meetings, birthday parties, banquets, weddings, and more! Visit our rentals page for additional information.
Junior Achievement BizTown FAQ
What is Junior Achievement’ Mobile BizTown? JA BizTown is a place where students can learn about workplace skills and finance in a fun interactive environment. This student-sized town will serve 100% of Alachua County’s 5th-graders. During their visit to BizTown students are assigned a job. They might spend the day working in a shop, managing a credit union, or reporting the news. As they embark on their new career, students can meet local professionals who volunteer to mentor the citizens of BizTown.
Can I/my child/my family participate in BizTown? Junior Achievement BizTown is developed as a facilitated field trip for 5th grade students. This experience is not open to the public. If you would like to find out more information, visit their website. (hyperlink: https://jaalachua.org/programs/ja-biztown-mobil)
What is there to do on the second floor on weekends? On the weekends, enjoy Cade Museum programming in the Tony + Olga Barr Gallery and the Petty Family Gallery. Make your own invention with a little imagination and a pile of junk, challenge your brain with a puzzle, and unleash your creativity to build a rocket ship, fort, or the next Taj Mahal.
How long will BizTown be on the second floor? Junior Achievement BizTown will be hosted at the Cade Museum through March 5, 2023.
Where is the Little Sparks program going to take place during BizTown? The Little Sparks program will take place in the Rotunda on Thursdays and Saturdays beginning at 10:15am.
When does the new traveling exhibit come in? The Cade Museum is excited to host Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion opening in May 2023!
Museum visitors who do not abide by the following policies and general safety requirements may be asked to leave the Museum.
Food and Drink: Eating and drinking is not permitted inside the Museum. Parents may feed babies in areas excluding galleries, exhibits, and labs.
Smoking: Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is not permitted anywhere on the Cade Museum campus. This includes the Depot Park, the outside surroundings of the Museum, and the interior of the Museum.
Patio use: Use of the Cade Museum Patio is for Cade Museum guests only. For facility rental information please visit our rental page.
Bicycles and Skateboards: Bicycles, skateboards, roller blades, scooters, and other rolling devices are not permitted to be ridden on the Cade Museum campus.
Parental supervision: Children under the age of 14 must be always accompanied by an adult during the Museum visit.
Giftshop: Guests may visit the gift shop without purchasing Museum admission.
Restroom: Restrooms are for Cade Museum guests only. Guests must purchase an item from the gift shop or purchase an admission ticket to use the restroom.
Photography: Photography is permitted within the Cade Museum but may not be used for advertisement without prior permission. Photography may not interfere with the guest experience. For photoshoot inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Strollers: Stroller use is permitted, but due to space constraints, strollers may not be accessible in all Museum spaces. Stroller parking is available.
Dogs/Pets: Service animals are permitted into the building. All other pets, including emotional support animals, are not permitted.
Weapons: No weapons are permitted on the Cade Museum campus.
Loitering and trespassing: The Cade Museum campus is private property and sits adjacent to Depot Park. For the safety of Cade Museum guests, loitering in the Museum or elsewhere on Museum property while not engaged in Museum activities for extended periods of time is prohibited. The Cade reserves the right to trespass individuals for the safety of our guests and campus.
Inappropriate behavior: Conduct that is unwarranted and is reasonably interpreted to be demeaning or offensive will not be tolerated. The Cade reserves the right to remove individuals from the campus for the safety of our guests.
Attire: Being fully clothed, including shirt, shoes, and pants, dress, or skirt, is a requirement. Unsafe behavior such as roughhousing, climbing on furniture or other Museum property, running, use of wheeled shoes or any other potentially injurious actions is prohibited.