As one of the only free nonprofit science centers in the country, the Saint Louis Science Center relies on support from our members, donors, partners and community for funding to fulfill our mission: to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning.
By becoming a member, showing your support through donations and charitable gifts or becoming a corporate partner, you’re joining a community of science supporters that help create connections to science at a time when it’s never been more important or relevant to our daily lives or more vital for our future.
Become a Member
Science Center Members enjoy year-round benefits, including free parking, shopping discounts, free OMNIMAX® Theater and special exhibit tickets, and discounted entry to more than 300 science museums nationwide.
Support the Science Center
There’s a way for everyone to support the Science Center. Discover how you can play a pivotal role in the Science Center’s mission through Supporting Memberships, individual giving, corporate giving and sponsorships, as well as planned and matching gifts.
From the 1963 opening of the historic James S. McDonnell Planetarium and its 1985 merger with the Museum of Science and Natural History to today, we’ve always aimed to help people discover the genius in themselves. Explore our history, our mission, our leadership, and our commitment to our community.