Your support makes a vital difference in our efforts to explore and explain the natural world, and to address the challenges of sustaining life on this planet.

As a member, there's always something new to explore. Join us and rediscover the wonders of the natural world—all under one living roof.

Watch as a diver plunges into the deepest living coral reef exhibit in the world. Explore the layers of a rainforest canopy and the creatures that call it home. Investigate the great mysteries of the cosmos—or the complexities and fragility of our planet’s ecosystems—in our latest planetarium show.



Woman and child look at African penguins in Tusher African Hall.

Levels & Benefits

Find the membership level that's right for you. Benefits include daily, unlimited admission, a members-only entrance, and exclusive hours on Sundays and Tuesdays.

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Gift Membership

Treat your loved ones to an entire year of discovery with an Academy gift membership.

Young boy looks at marine life in the Steinhart Aquarium.


Each new species discovered, critical habitat protected, science career launched, teacher trained, and environmental steward nurtured helps further our mission. Learn about the important work your membership supports.

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Annual Membership Subscription

Now it’s even easier to be an Academy member—subscribe! With ongoing low monthly payments, you can keep your membership active from month-to-month and come as often as you like.