Become a Member | Basic Member Benefits
Free admission to the Museum entire campus throughout the year*
Bring anyone you want! As long as one of the adult cardholders is present, you can bring friends or family, up to the number on your membership. Use your membership for play dates or out-of-town guests.
- We open early for members - 9:00-10:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday (except for seasonal closed Mondays); Carolina Wildlife and the Farmyard not open until 10 a.m. due to animal care needs.
- Discounts on camps, classes, birthday parties and events, plus 10% off at Museum stores.
- Advance registration for our most popular offerings like Santa Train and Summer Camp.
- Special members-only behind-the-scenes opportunities.
Subscription to the Member e-newsletter and the general Museum e-newsletter
- Free or reduced admission to more than 280 science museums worldwide (does not include those within 90 miles of your home - see ASTC Passport Program below).
Note: Memberships are not transferable. At least one Member named on the membership card must be present and included in the admission count when visiting the Museum. Up to two adults living in the same household may be listed on the membership card.
When you travel, be sure to take your Museum membership card with you for free or reduced admission to over 250 science centers around the country. A complete listing of participating institutions is located here (PDF Download).
Institutions within 90 miles of the Museum of Life and Science or your own home are NOT included in this reciprocal agreement.