"More to Explore" with an icon of an magnifying glass with a heart.

Become a member

Your membership support creates world-class exhibits and helps sustain programs beyond the museum walls.

From conservation efforts to science education access, Members make so much possible—all year long!

What comes with every Membership?

Icon of tickets.
Free Admission

Every membership includes free exhibit admission and Omnitheater movies — every time you visit.

An icon of a clock.
Member-Only Hours

Enjoy a quieter museum with daily Member hours from 9 - 10 a.m.

Icon of stanchion posts and rope.
Exclusive Access & Events

Get the inside scoop with Member-only events and experiences, tours, Omnitheater shows, sneak peeks, and more.

Icon of a percentage sign on a price sticker.
Discounts

Discounts on parking, premium Omnitheater experiences, food and drinks, the Explore Store, local museums, and more…oh my!

Icon of Earth
Access to museums around the world

Go globetrotting! Free admission to over 350 museums around the world.

An icon of two people watching a movie
And so much more!

Check out each Membership page below for specific benefits.

Membership Levels

What a deal — Membership pays for itself in less than two visits! Discounts available!

Explorer Membership Level Icon of a stream with a mounting and the sun.
Explorer Membership $95

Formerly Dual Membership

  • Two named Members OR one Member + one free guest

  • Parking discount

  • $2 off guest passes

Explorer Membership Level Icon of a stream with a mounting and the sun.
Explorer+ Membership $149

Formerly Household Membership

  • Two Members + dependents under 21

  • 20% Summer Camp discount

  • Parking discount

  • $2 off guest passes

Innovator Membership Level Icon of a drawing compass.
Innovator Membership $250

Formerly Darwin, Alkali, and Carver Membership

  • Two Members + dependents under 21

  • Free parking during museum hours

  • Two free guest passes with each visit

  • 20% Summer Camp discount

  • 10% discount on food & drinks

Innovator Membership Level Icon of a drawing compass.
Innovator+ Membership $500

Formerly Hopper Membership

  • Two Members + dependents under 21

  • Free parking during museum hours

  • Four free guest passes with each visit

  • 20% Summer Camp discount

  • 10% discount on food & drinks

  • Complimentary Caregiver Membership

Curator Membership Level Icon of a microscope
Curator Membership $1000

Formerly Einstein Membership

  • Two Members + dependents under 21

  • Free parking during museum hours

  • Four free guest passes with each visit

  • 20% Summer Camp discount

  • 10% discount on food & drinks

  • Complimentary Caregiver Membership

  • Personalized behind-the-scenes experiences and access

Discovery Circle Membership Level with an icon of a hot air balloon.
Discovery Circle Membership $2,500+

Formerly Curie Circle

  • Two Members + dependents under 21

  • Free parking — always!

  • Six free guest passes with each visit

  • 20% Summer Camp discount

  • 10% discount on food & drinks

  • Complimentary Caregiver Membership

  • Personalized behind-the-scenes experiences and access 

  • Free Explorer+ Membership to gift