PLUS and MAX Members get 20% OFF All Summer Science Blast Camps

Take advantage of FREE tickets* to the newly renovated OMNIMAX® Theater. Receive FREE tickets to the McDonnell Planetarium and Discovery Room as well as FREE parking every day. Plus, enjoy discounts on dining, shopping and camps as well as reciprocal benefits to over 350 science museums nationwide.

*Free tickets do not apply to feature-length films.


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Plus, your membership helps make our mission possible by supporting our continued development of innovative exhibits, educational programs and events that ignite and sustain a passion for science and technology throughout our community.

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PLUS and MAX members get early registration.

Priority registration for Science Center members opens February 3, 2020. Members receive priority registration until March 2, 2020. After March 4, general registration will open.

Membership must be valid at the time of registration. Membership discounts do not apply to extended care.
Membership Levels

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Join today to enjoy invitations to Members-only events, films and exhibition previews, free phone reservations, advanced registration for summer camps and more.

Every Science Center Member will also receive:
10% dining and shopping discounts, discounts on special exhibitions, attractions, classes and birthday party packages, a subscription to NewScience magazine, and the following level-specific benefits:

Family & Friends MAX $175
Family & Friends Plus $120
Family & Friends $89
Individual & Guest $69
Science Supporter $50
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Free OMNIMAX Theater tickets

Does not apply to feature-length films
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FREE tickets does not apply to feature-length films.
Free parking for one car
Free Planetarium Show tickets 8 8 6 2 X
Free Discovery Room tickets 8 8 6 2 X
Discounted special exhibition tickets 8 8 6 2 2
ASTC Travel Passport Program
10% off dining and shopping discounts
Discounts on attractions, classes and birthday party packages
Subscription to NewScience
20% off Summer Science Blast Camp discount X X X
Smithsonian Affiliate Membership X X X X
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Supporting Memberships

Make an even bigger impact by becoming a Supporting Member. Members of The Einstein Society, Galileo Society and Newton Society maintain, strengthen and expand the Science Center’s ability to ignite and sustain lifelong interests in science and technology.

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Smithsonian Institution Affiliation

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. Benefits include discounts at participating Smithsonian affiliates.

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ASTC Passport Program

The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program entitles all Saint Louis Science Center members to free or discounted admission at nearly 300 ASTC institutions. Click the button below for a state-by-state guide to your reciprocal benefits.

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For members visiting the Saint Louis Science Center from another ASTC affiliated museum, you are entitled to one free parking ticket and six free tickets to a Discovery Room session and/or a Planetarium show. Visitors may also receive $1-off tickets to the OMNIMAX Theater and special exhibitions. ADMISSION IS FREE!

Membership Information & FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked membership questions, including questions about discounts, policies for lost cards, corporate matches for membership contributions, and more.


Membership Policies

  • Up to two adults living in the same household may be listed on the membership card.
  • When visiting, at least one member named on the membership card must be present. Children with adult chaperones should present their parents’ Saint Louis Science Center Membership card at the Membership Services desk in the Oakland Building lobby.
  • Memberships are nontransferable and cannot be shared between households.
  • Membership benefits are active for one year from month of purchase and cannot be extended.
  • Free OMNIMAX Theater tickets expire when membership term expires and cannot be transferred or extended.
  • Memberships can be revoked without refund due to improper usage.