Purchase a new membership by April 30 and get FREE general admission ticket(s)!* Perfect for out-of-town visitors or friends you want to share a day with. Use promo code FREE.
Join & Give
Join a growing community of individuals, companies, and foundations committed to supporting the Academy’s mission by volunteering time, donating valuable resources, and contributing brain power.
Visit after visit, new adventures and discoveries await. Membership benefits include daily, unlimited admission, a members-only entrance, and exclusive member hours.
Support the Academy
Take your involvement to the next level. The deeper your engagement, the closer you get—and the greater your impact. Your contribution helps to deepen the impact of our efforts to study the natural world, train the next generation of scientists, and protect threatened organisms and habitats.
Engage with a community of science lovers while picking up new skills and knowledge. From helping visitors explore and understand our exhibits, to preparing specimens in our research collections—even diving in our aquarium tanks!—there's a volunteer opportunity to match nearly any interest.
Your donation helps support Academy research and programs, including school field trips for 130,000+ students annually.
Gifts large and small help us achieve our mission.
*Join by April 30, 2018, using promo code FREE and receive up to 3 complimentary general admission tickets to the California Academy of Sciences. Offer available for Individual, Individual Plus, Community Value, Teacher, and Senior levels (1 ticket), Family and Family Plus levels (2 tickets), and Associate level (3 tickets). Not valid on Explorer or higher levels. Complimentary tickets are valid for one year from date of purchase of new membership and have no cash value. Offer is not retroactive and may not be combined with other offers.