California Science Center Box Office

Membership

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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!


Note: Gift Memberships are not available online. Please call the Membership Office at (213) 744-7504 to purchase a Gift Membership.

Membership Levels and Benefits

All Science Center Memberships are family Memberships. For Members-only events, your admission benefit is for two adults and four children (age 17 and under).

Explorer - $65

  • 4 FREE IMAX films per Member household - Redeemable immediately online, at the Box Office or Tickets Call Center.
  • 2 FREE parking vouchers - Please allow 10 business days for mailing of vouchers.
  • 4 FREE High-Wire Bicycle or Ecology Cliff Climb rides per Member household - Redeemable immediately at the attraction.
  • 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 (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)

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Discoverer - $150

All above benefits, plus:

  • 6 additional FREE IMAX films per Member household (10 total) - Redeemable immediately online, at the Box Office or Tickets Call Center.
  • 1 additional FREE parking voucher (3 total) - Please allow 7-10 days for mailing of vouchers.
  • 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

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Adventurer - $350

All above benefits, plus:

  • 2 additional FREE IMAX films per Member household (12 total) - Redeemable immediately online, at the Box Office or Tickets Call Center.
  • 4 additional High-Wire Bicycle or Ecology Cliff Climb rides per Member household (8 total bike rides or cliff climbs) - Redeemable immediately at the attraction.
  • $10 ExploraStore discount coupon - Please allow 7-10 days for mailing.
  • Invitations to programs with curators and expert staff

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Pioneer - $550

All above benefits, plus:

  • 4 additional FREE IMAX films per Member household (16 total) - Redeemable immediately online, at the Box Office or Tickets Call Center.
  • 1 additional FREE parking voucher (4 total) - Please allow 7-10 days for mailing of vouchers.
  • Annual recognition in Members' publication
  • Special exhibit-related gift
  • Invitations to behind-the-scenes experiences

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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 Membercard and 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). 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.

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.

Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.