Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits  

$125 Explorer 2
One Cardholder + 1 Guest

$155 Explorer 4
One Cardholder + 3 Guests    

$175 Explorer 6
One Cardholder + 5 Guests        

$195 Explorer 8
One Cardholder + 7 Guests            

$300 Sustainer Membership
Explorer Benefits + More                    

$600 Patron Membership
Sustainer Benefits + More                         

$1,000+ Chrysalis Society Membership
Patron Benefits + More                                    

Purchasing a membership is an excellent value and supports everything you enjoy at the Museum of Life and Science. Memberships start at $125 and include all of the following benefits:

  • Free admission for you PLUS anyone you want up to the number of your membership level
  • Early entry at 9am daily
  • Members-only preview for select new exhibits
  • 10% discount in Museum stores, coffee bar, and onsite cafe
  • Great discounts on camps, classes, birthday parties, and adult events
  • Advance registration for our most popular offerings like Santa Train and Summer Camp
  • Free enrollment to our monthly eNewsletter
  • Free or reduced admission to more than 280 science centers worldwide with your membership card
  • Reduced admission to more than 150 AZA zoos and aquariums across the country. Visit AZA for more details

*ASTC excludes organizations within a 90-mile radius of your science center or residence. Through AZA reciprocity, our members receive 50% admission discount at Greensboro Science Center and North Carolina Zoo!

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Supporting Memberships

A father and daughter take a photo on a model dinosaur

Sustainer - $300

Join or Renew your Sustainer Membership Today!

Explorer membership level benefits PLUS:

  • Free admission for up to eight people each time you visit
  • Recognition on Museum lobby donor wall and online donor listing
  • Extra early registration for Pumpkin Patch Express, Santa Train, and Summer Camp
A father and daughter hug beside the bear viewing area

Patron - $600

Join or Renew your Patron Membership Today!

Explorer membership level benefits PLUS:

  • Invitations to exhibit previews and special donor events
  • Free admission for up to eight people each time you visit
  • Recognition on Museum lobby donor wall and online donor listing
  • Extra early registration for Pumpkin Patch Express, Santa Train, and Summer Camp

Chrysalis Society - starting at $1,000

Join or Renew your Chrysalis Membership Today!

Explorer membership level benefits PLUS:

  • Private behind-the-scenes tours of the Museum schedule upon your request
  • Invitations to exhibit previews and special donor events
  • Free admission for up to eight people each time you visit
  • Recognition on Museum lobby donor wall and online donor listing
  • Extra early registration for Pumpkin Patch Express, Santa Train, and Summer Camp

Longwing - $1,500 - $2,499
Chrysalis Society membership level benefits PLUS 15 Museum admission passes donated to a nonprofit of your choice

Teal Cruiser - $2,500 - $4,999
Chrysalis Society membership level benefits PLUS 25 Museum admission passes donated to a nonprofit of your choice

Paper Kite - $5,000 - $9,999
Chrysalis Society membership level benefits PLUS 100 Museum admission passes donated to a nonprofit of your choice

Emerald Swallowtail - $10,000
Chrysalis Society membership level benefits PLUS 150 Museum admission passes donated to a nonprofit of your choice

Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!