Become an Academy member and enjoy unlimited access to everything under our Living Roof while supporting groundbreaking science and sustainability initiatives around the world. Membership benefits include:

  • Free Daytime Admission all year long with advance reservations

  • Up to 20% off shopping, dining, tours, and more

  • Exclusive programs and exhibit previews

  • Weekly Member Hours

  • And much more!

Heads up! Weekends are the most popular time to visit. If you join today and wish to visit on an upcoming weekend, member ticket availability may be limited—click here to view the next four weeks of member ticket availability. After completing your membership purchase, check your confirmation email for a link to reserve member tickets.

Connect with Academy science anywhere on Earth!

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Our new digital membership brings the Academy to you, wherever you are. Enjoy exclusive virtual programs, curated science content, and an inspiring online community—all for less than $7/month.

Please note: Digital membership does not include museum access. 


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