Membership

Launch your science adventure!

Welcome Members
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As a Member of the California Science Center Foundation, you will support a dynamic educational resource for you, your family and the community. In appreciation for their generous support, Members enjoy a year of great benefits and Members-only experiences.

Join us and be part of the excitement at the California Science Center!

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Membership Levels and Benefits

All Science Center Memberships are family Memberships for two adults and four children (age 17 and under).

Explorer - $65

  • 4 FREE IMAX vouchers
  • 2 FREE parking vouchers
  • 1 High-Wire Bicycle and Ecology Cliff Climb voucher (good for 4 bike rides or cliff climbs)
  • FREE annual subscription to Members Calendar
  • Subscription to The Nucleus, a monthly email newsletter for Members only
  • 1 personalized Membercard for you and your family
  • DISCOUNT on special exhibit tickets and priority entry during busy times
  • DISCOUNT at Science Center gift shops and restaurants
  • DISCOUNT on Hands-On Science Camp and educational programs
  • DISCOUNT on IMAX ticket purchases
  • FREE admission to more than 300 other science centers and museums nationwide — Click here for a current list of participants (Some local restrictions apply—Reciprocal admission not valid at museums within 90 miles of the California Science Center.)
  • Invitations to Members-only exhibit and IMAX viewings for two adults and four children (age 17 and under)

Discoverer - $150

All above benefits, plus:

  • 6 additional FREE IMAX vouchers (10 total)
  • 1 additional FREE parking voucher (3 total)
  • 1 additional personalized Membercard (2 total) for you and your family
  • Invitations to family science workshops
  • $10 discount on gift Memberships for family and friends

Adventurer - $350

All above benefits, plus:

  • 2 additional FREE IMAX vouchers (12 total)
  • 1 additional High-Wire Bicycle and Ecology Cliff Climb voucher (2 total – each voucher good for 4 bike rides or cliff climbs)
  • $10 ExploraStore discount coupon
  • Invitations to programs with curators and expert staff

Pioneer - $550

All above benefits, plus:

  • 4 additional FREE IMAX vouchers (16 total)
  • 1 additional FREE parking voucher (4 total)
  • Annual recognition in Members' publication
  • Special exhibit-related gift
  • Invitations to behind-the-scenes experiences

Partners in Learning - $1,500 and above

Partners in Learning is the annual giving program of the California Science Center Foundation. Partners in Learning donors enjoy priority access, insider news, in-depth experiences and special event invitations.

Join online and your benefits packet will be mailed to you within 7-10 days. Or, you can join at the Membership Desk at the California Science Center (cash and credit card payments only) and receive your benefits immediately. The Membership Desk is open during regular visiting hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To purchase by phone, call (213) 744-7504 (Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)  You can also download our Membership application and mail or fax to us at your convenience.

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The California Science Center Foundation is a nonprofit organization, TIN 95-2210527, registered to receive charitable contributions in the State of California, the focus of the Foundation’s fundraising efforts.