Best Deal: 
0
Member Type: 
Individual
Member Price: 
109
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
$6.50/month, $37.50 deposit
Benefit Description: 
Individual memberships are $6.50/month after a one-time deposit of $37.50 using our new payment plan option.
Benefit Name: 
1 adult only
Benefit Description: 
Individual members receive one personalized membership card.
Benefit Name: 
Children 3 and under
Benefit Description: 
Admission included for member’s children ages 3 and under.
Benefit Name: 
Fully tax deductible
Best Deal: 
0
Member Type: 
Individual Plus
Member Price: 
149
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
$10/month, $39 deposit
Benefit Description: 
Individual Plus memberships are $10/month after a one-time deposit of $39 using our new payment plan option.
Benefit Name: 
1 adult
Benefit Description: 
Individual Plus members receive one personalized membership card.
Benefit Name: 
1 guest
Benefit Description: 
Guest must be accompanied by the membership cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
Children 3 and under
Benefit Description: 
Admission included for member’s children ages 3 and under.
Benefit Name: 
Fully tax deductible
Best Deal: 
0
Member Type: 
Family
Member Price: 
249
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
$17/month, $62 deposit
Benefit Description: 
Family memberships are $17/month after a one-time deposit of $62 using our new payment plan option.
Benefit Name: 
2 adults
Benefit Description: 
Family-level members receive 2 membership cards for 1 adult entry each.
Benefit Name: 
Children 17 and under
Benefit Description: 
Members' children 17 and under may visit when accompanied by a named cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
Fully tax deductible
Best Deal: 
1
Member Type: 
Family Plus
Member Price: 
299
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
$20/month, $79 deposit
Benefit Description: 
Family Plus memberships are $20/month after a one-time deposit of $79 using our new payment plan option.
Benefit Name: 
2 adults
Benefit Description: 
Family Plus members receive 2 membership cards for 1 adult entry each.
Benefit Name: 
2 guests
Benefit Description: 
Guests must be accompanied by a membership cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
Children 17 and under
Benefit Description: 
Members' children 17 and under may visit when accompanied by a named cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
Fully tax deductible
Best Deal: 
0
Member Type: 
Senior
Member Price: 
99
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
$6/month, $33 deposit
Benefit Description: 
Senior memberships are $6/month after a one-time deposit of $33 using our new payment plan option.
Benefit Name: 
1 adult (age 65+)
Benefit Description: 
Senior members receive 1 membership card.
Benefit Name: 
1 guest
Benefit Description: 
Guests must be accompanied by a membership cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
Children 3 and under
Benefit Description: 
Admission included for the members’ children or grandchildren ages 3 and under.
Benefit Name: 
Fully tax deductible
Best Deal: 
0
Member Type: 
Associate
Member Price: 
500
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
$37/month, $93 deposit
Benefit Description: 
Associate memberships are $37/month after a one-time deposit of $93 using our new payment plan option.
Benefit Name: 
2 adults
Benefit Description: 
Associate members receive 2 membership cards.
Benefit Name: 
2 guests
Benefit Description: 
Guests must be accompanied by a membership cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
Children 17 and under
Benefit Description: 
Members' children and grandchildren ages 17 and under may visit when accompanied by a named cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
1 Donor event
Benefit Description: 
An invitation to an exclusive Donor event with cocktail reception.
Benefit Name: 
$480 tax deductible
Best Deal: 
0
Member Type: 
Friends
Member Price: 
1000
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
2 adults
Benefit Description: 
Friends members receive 2 membership cards.
Benefit Name: 
4 guests
Benefit Description: 
Guests must be accompanied by a membership cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
Children 17 and under
Benefit Description: 
Members' children and grandchildren ages 17 and under may visit when accompanied by a named cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
NightLife and Donor events
Benefit Description: 
Invitations to exclusive Donor events and membership cardholder access to NightLife (for 21+ only) all year.
Benefit Name: 
Free passes
Benefit Description: 
Friends members receive 4 guest passes, 4 NightLife passes, and 2 tour passes. May be used when the membership cardholder isn't present.
Benefit Name: 
$804 tax deductible
Best Deal: 
0
Member Type: 
The Hive
Member Price: 
350
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
1 or 2 adults
Benefit Description: 
A dual Hive membership ($475) includes all benefits for two cardholders. Cardholders do not have to reside in the same household.
Benefit Name: 
For adults ages 21 – 40
Benefit Name: 
Unlimited NightLife
Benefit Description: 
Hive members receive unlimited admission to all Academy NightLife events.
Benefit Name: 
Gala and special events
Benefit Description: 
Complimentary admission to Big Bang Party After Dark and other special events.
Benefit Name: 
NightLife guest passes
Benefit Description: 
Hive members receive 4 (single) guest passes per cardholder per year.
Benefit Name: 
$225 tax deductible
Benefit Description: 
$300 tax deductible for dual Hive membership

The Benefits of Membership

Membership Benefits

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A young boy and an African penguin make eye contact in Tusher African Hall

Learn more about all member benefits, like early museum access, members-only events, and special discounts.

What's On For Members

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Claude member feeding

Find an ever-changing array of members-only programs, events, and exhibit previews.

Our Work

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Our Work
Academy scientists are striving to address some of the most important scientific questions of our time.

Coming Soon

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Twilight Zone

New exhibits and shows abound, all year ‘round! Don’t miss these upcoming exhibits and shows at the Academy.