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. Call the Membership Office at (213) 744-7504 to purchase a Gift Membership. Please allow 10-14 days for processing.

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). Please note that Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable. Please allow 14 days for mailing of Membercard and packet.

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 14 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 14 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 14 days for mailing of coupon.
  • 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 14 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.

When you join online your Membership is activated immediately and you may access and redeem your benefits online. Please use your online transaction receipt as your temporary Membership ID until your permanent card arrives in the mail (Membercard and welcome packet will be mailed to you within 14 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.