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.

Learn about what your membership supports.

 

 

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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 (10-11 am) and Tuesdays (8:30-9:30 am).

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Pay-As-You-Go

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.

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Community Value Membership

Our newest membership level is a smart choice for science-loving families with flexible schedules, offering 220+ days of free museum access each year. 

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A Decade of Discovery

Our new building is turning 10 this month! See what you've helped us accomplish over the past decade—and what's in store for the next.

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