Membership Levels and Benefits

Make the smart choice!

Buy, Give, or Renew a Membership

All Members Enjoy...


  • Free Exhibit Halls admission all year
  • Omni and Planetarium passes, plus Exhibit Halls guest passes (see below)
  • Free admission or discounted entry to 400+ select science centers and zoos worldwide
  • Subscriptions to Sparks! member newsletter and Member E-News
  • Waived service charges on advance reservations
  • 10% savings on your annual renewal when you sign up for our One-Step auto-renewal program


  • Tickets to the Butterfly Garden and 4-D Theater
  • Museum parking garage
  • 10% off purchases made in the Museum Store
  • 10% off dining selections at the Riverview Café
Photo © Michael Malyszko

Special Access

  • Member events and exhibit previews
  • Advance registration for summer courses and select lectures
  • Priority service at the Membership Booth and at the box office

Membership Levels

Choose the membership level that's right for you:

Levels Exhibit Halls Admission – FREE all year! One-Time-Use Passes Extras
Basic 2$85 2 people every visit 2 Omni 2 Planetarium 2 Guest Passes
Basic 5 $125 5 people every visit
Basic 8 $155 8 people every visit
Premier 2$120 2 people every visit 4 Omni 4 Planetarium 4 Guest Passes 2 hours free parking every visit. Priority treatment for select member events.
Premier 5$160 5 people every visit
Premier 8$190 8 people every visit