New year, new perks! Visiting the Academy is now easier and greener for members:
- Walkup admission is back! Members can now visit the Academy anytime a science craving strikes. Simply show your digital membership card, photo ID, and proof of vaccination at the member entrance—no advance reservation needed.
- Goodby plastic, hello pixels! Look for an email from the Academy with details on how to access and download your new digital membership card.
Questions? Please visit our digital membership card FAQ page.
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 in our all-digital planetarium dome. As an Academy member, there's always something new to learn—and all the time in the world to explore. Join us and rediscover the wonders of the natural world under our Living Roof while supporting world-changing science around the globe.
Explore levels & benefits
Membership benefits include free Daytime Admission all year long, exclusive programs and events, and Member Hours every Sunday and Tuesday morning.
Flexible payment options
With auto-renewal or an Annual Membership Subscription, it's never been easier—or greener—to be an Academy member. Enjoy the convenience of automatic payments and uninterrupted benefits year after year while using less paper and resources.
Members make a difference
Academy members give as much as they receive: From expanding access to world-class STEM programs to pioneering coral reef conservation, your membership is an investment in the future of the planet.
Visit virtually! Our new digital membership brings the Academy to you, wherever you are on Earth. Enjoy exclusive virtual programs, curated science content, and an inspiring online community—all for less than $7/month.