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  • Member Overnights

    Bring your sleeping bag and your sense of indoor adventure for a Museum experience you thought only existed in the movies — with a Member Overnight!

    Member Overnights
  • Exhibition Previews

    As members, you’ll enjoy special previews of traveling exhibitions.

    Spider's Preview
  • Member Appreciation

    Join us for our members-only nights celebrating…our members! Experience your favorite exhibits with less crowds and more fun.

    Member Appreciation

Member Events

Membership to the Museum of Science includes invitations to exclusive events throughout the year. Stay tuned to your monthly Member E-News for regular updates.

Appreciation Nights

Appreciation Nights

Join us for our members-only nights celebrating... our members! Experience your favorite exhibits with fewer crowds and more fun. Themed hands-on activities and presentations fill the evening, as well as complimentary admission to select Museum attractions, free parking, a raffle with science-themed prizes, and more!

Member Overnights

member overnights

Bring your sleeping bag and your sense of indoor adventure for a night surrounded by science. Want to sleep next to our Triceratops, or beside our space capsule? This is your chance! These Museum experiences include special activities designed just for the overnight, a late-night lightning show, and member memories that will last a lifetime. (Please note, overnights are designed for children Ages 6 - 13 and accompanying adults.)

View the overnight survival guide for more information and helpful tips.

Let’s Celebrate July 4th!

July 4th rooftop

The Museum’s annual July 4th event is not be missed! Every year, members are given the exclusive opportunity to enjoy fun science activities, a live broadcast of the Boston Pops from the Esplanade (weather permitting), and a view of Boston’s spectacular fireworks display, all from atop the Museum of Science garage roof overlooking the Charles River!

Share your photos of past events! Fill out this photo release form and submit it with your photos to You may just see your photos posted on the Museum's social media channels.

Exhibition Previews

Member Preview

As members, you’ll enjoy special previews of traveling exhibitions, as well as exclusive discounts to ticketed exhibitions. These previews give you the opportunity to explore our newest additions before they open to the public.

Join us for the member preview of Gridiron Glory on Saturday, October 7; 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Experience the most extensive and comprehensive exhibition ever created on America's most popular sport!

Haunted Halls

Haunted Halls

All the features you love about the Museum will be here, but with a Halloween-themed twist! Enjoy family-friendly activities, raffles, scavenger hunts, and more!

Member events are for active members only, and are limited to the number of admissions permitted by your membership level (i.e., Basic 5 = 5 admissions, Premier 2 = 2 admissions, etc). For more information about specific member events, contact:

  • 617-589-0180