Membership has its privileges!
Exploration Place members receive exclusive benefits not available to the general public, including:
- Free, unlimited admission* all year, plus one, two or three guest passes so you can bring friends. (Number of guest passes depends on membership level.) *Excludes special events and exhibits.
- Previews and access to new exhibits at private showings, before they open to the public. Click here for details on our next member event.
- Free or discounted admission to more than 200 science centers and museums around the country through the Association of Science-Technology Centers Passport Program.
- Special member-only discounts to special events and programs with partner organizations
Your membership provides financial support for the vital STEM education exhibits and programs at Exploration Place, and is fully tax-deductible.
To take advantage of our senior (65+) and/or active military 10% discount, visit the Exploration Place ticket counter and present a valid ID.
Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Membership levels and benefits
Choose a level that best fits your family and receive free admission for one full year. Valid photo ID required when using your membership.
Single Plus $50
*Valid Student ID required at time of purchase. Only available at ticket counter.
Scroll down to see the membership chart and find the best option for your family.
Exploration Place members receive discounted or free admission to more than 200 science centers and museums. Click here for the Association of Science-Technology Centers Passport (Reciprocal) Program.
Premium level members and above receive half-price admission for up to six people to more than 200 children’s museums. Click here for the Association of Children’s Museums Reciprocal Network. Reciprocal museums are noted with an R in a red circle.
Give a year of free admission with a gift membership.
Memberships are active on the date of purchase and remain active until the end of the month the following year.
|Free, unlimited general museum admission to Exploration Place exhibits and MiniGolf for one year*||1 student over the age of 12||1 adult||2 adults in the same household and all dependent children/unmarried grandchildren under 18|
|Admission to the Boeing Dome Theater and Planetarium||25% Discount||25% Discount||25% Discount||Free||Free||Free|
|10% discount at the Explore Store, Snack Bar and on dome concessions|
|Discounts on birthday parties, camps, classes and special events|
|Invitations to special member-only events and programs|
|Free weekly e-blast**|
|Free admission to science centers and museums with ASTC reciprocation (only valid outside a 90-mile radius)|
|One-time guest passes||1||2||2||2||3|
|Membership covers one additional adult|
|Half price admission to children's museums with ACM reciprocal program|
|One additional guest of any age per visit|
|One-time free admission to traveling exhibits requiring an additional fee|
*Additional fee may apply to special traveling exhibits and special events. Free admission not applicable during school or group visits. MiniGolf is open weather permitting. Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.
**Your e-mail will not be used or shared with other entities.
Click here to purchase your membership online. For questions or to purchase a membership by phone, please call 316.660.0624.