Smithsonian Institution Affiliation

The Saint Louis Science Center has been a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate since 2016.

The Saint Louis Science Center has been a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate since 2016. This status has allowed us to join 200 of the most distinguished organizations and institutions across 46 states, Puerto Rico and Panama, all dedicated to expanding knowledge and inspiring learning.

As a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate, the Saint Louis Science Center is able to share Smithsonian artifacts, including space capsules, aircraft and rare minerals, as well as traveling exhibitions and educational collaborations.

Become a Science Center member to enjoy Smithsonian Affiliation membership benefits.

Enjoy two memberships in one! Purchase a Science Center membership at the Friends & Family MAX Level, and the Smithsonian Affiliate Membership is included as an added benefit at no additional charge. You can also upgrade your current Science Center Membership for only $20. Smithsonian Affiliate Member benefits include:

  • Smithsonian magazine (one-year subscription) or Air & Space Magazine (seven issues)
  • Discounts at more than 200 participating Smithsonian Affiliates
  • Free admission to the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York, NY
  • 10% discounts on café dining at Smithsonian Museums in D.C.
  • 10% discount on all Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • 10% discount on all IMAX tickets at the Smithsonian
  • A personalized Smithsonian Affiliate membership card
  • And much more. Note that benefits are subject to change.

For more information, please call Membership Services at 314.289.4491, email memberships@slsc.org, or visit the Membership Services Desk in the Main Lobby of our Oakland Building.