Gift Membership

Give the perfect gift that lasts all year this holiday season with a membership to Exploration Place! It includes one year of unlimited admission to our dynamic traveling exhibits like Astronaut – open now – as well as access to our permanent exhibits.

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Membership Levels

Membership Details

Single Plus








Free, unlimited general museum admission to Exploration Place exhibits for one year* Includes free admission to Live Science Shows

1 adult

2 adults in the same household and all dependent children and  grandchildren under 18

Admission to the Digital Dome Theater*

25% discount

25% discount



10% Discount in the Explore Store, Snack Bar and on dome theater concessions

Special prices on birthday parties, selected workshops, classes, camps and special events

Monthly Member E-Newsletter

Invitations to special member-only events and programs

Member pre-sale access for special events

Free admission to science centers and museums with ASTC reciprocation

One-time guest passes





Additional guest of any age, per visit





*Additional fee may apply to special traveling exhibits and special events, including special events in the dome theater. Free admission not applicable during school or group visits. Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. Your e-mail will not be shared with other entities.

We are honored to offer a membership discount for seniors (65+) and/or active military. Please visit the Exploration Place ticket counter and present a valid ID to receive a 10% discount.


Q: When does my membership become active?
A: If you are purchasing this as a “gift” you can select the start date. If you are joining for the first time or renewing, your membership is active immediately after purchase for you to enjoy!


Q: Will you send me something with my gift membership that I can wrap up and give?
A: Yes! We will send you a welcome letter that you can give to the recipient. Place your order by December 12 to receive by Christmas. Please remember that postal service takes longer during busy seasons. Once we hand over packages to the post office, we have no control over delivery times.


Q: What happens if my membership isn’t ready for renewal yet?
A: You can renew at any time. When you renew we will add 12 months and extend your expiration date for the additional year.


Q: How many people are included on a membership?
A: Single Plus includes exhibit admission for the member, plus one additional guest of any age. All other levels include exhibit and/or dome admission for up to 2 adults and all dependent children under 18 and grandchildren under 18. Family and Premium levels include 1 additional “guest” per visit. Traveler includes 2 additional “guests” per visit. A “guest” is defined by a friend or extended family member not residing in the same household as the member.


Q: I’m a grandparent. Can I purchase a membership that allows me to bring my grandchildren in for visits?
A: Yes, please refer to the family, premium, traveler membership options.


Q: What is the difference between Family and Premium?
A: The family level includes complimentary exhibit and live science show admission. Premium includes complimentary exhibit, live science show and dome show admission!


Q: What is the difference between Premium and Traveler?
A: Premium allows members to bring 1 additional guest of any age per visit. The Traveler level allows members to bring 2 additional guests of any age per visit! The more the merrier! A “guest” is defined by a friend or extended family member not residing in the same household as the member.


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