BECOME A MEMBER

Membership supports amazing exhibits, educational programs, and world-class research, ensuring we remain a RELEVANT, VIBRANT SCIENCE MUSEUM for individuals and families across our state and beyond. Help support this free resource in our community by becoming a Member!

Contact

For questions regarding membership, please contact our membership department at 919.707.9959, membership@kd-mobile.com.

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS AND BENEFITS

3D movies, hands-on-science summer camps, evening cocktails with curators: at NCMNS, there is truly something for everyone! Become a part of the fun that awaits when you join the Museum.


View our Membership Benefits Grid (PDF)


  • Individual Plus Membership $65

All benefits apply to two named adults or one named adult and guest.

*Local restrictions may apply; Visit the ASTC Passport Program website for more details and a full participant list.

Join or renew Individual Plus Membership
  • Family Membership $85

All benefits apply to two named adults and their minor children/grandchildren under 18.

*Local restrictions may apply; Visit the ASTC Passport Program website for more details and a full participant list.

Join or renew Family Membership

  • Curator Membership $150

All benefits apply to two named adults and their minor children/grandchildren under 18, plus one guest.

*Local restrictions may apply; Visit the ASTC Passport Program website for more details and a full participant list.

Join or renew Curator Membership
  • Naturalist Society $250

All benefits apply to two named adults and their minor children/grandchildren under 18, plus two guests.

*Local restrictions may apply; Visit the ASTC Passport Program website for more details and a full participant list.

Join or renew Naturalist Society Membership
  • Explorers Society $500

All benefits apply to two named adults and their minor children/grandchildren under 18, plus four guests.

*Local restrictions may apply; Visit the ASTC Passport Program website for more details and a full participant list.

Join or renew Explorers Society Membership

  • Brimley Society $1000

All benefits apply to two named adults and their minor children/grandchildren under 18, plus six guests.

*Local restrictions may apply; Visit the ASTC Passport Program website for more details and a full participant list.

Join or renew Brimley Society Membership
  • Brimley Society Associate $2500

All benefits apply to two named adults and their minor children/grandchildren under 18, plus eight guests.

*Local restrictions may apply; Visit the ASTC Passport Program website for more details and a full participant list.

Join or renew Brimley Society Associate Membership
  • Brimley Society Patron $5000

All benefits apply to two named adults and their minor children/grandchildren under 18, plus ten guests.

  • Unlimited free admission to special exhibitions.
  • Discounted admission to 300+ science museums worldwide.*
  • 20% discount in Museum Stores and 10% discount in Cafés.
  • Invitation to Member-exclusive events and preview parties (all ages).
  • Discounts on Museum programs, events, 3D Movies and Birthday Parties.
  • Priority registration and discount for Summer Camps
  • 20% Discount on Gift Memberships.
  • 25% off Museum facility rental fee (excludes Saturday rentals)
  • Access to sold-out Adult Night events, two free tickets to one Adult Night event of your choice and invitation to exclusive VIP receptions (21+).
  • Recognition of your philanthropic support onsite and on our website.
  • Smithsonian Affiliate membership.
  • Recognition as an Exhibition Leadership Circle member.
  • Lunch with the Museum Director.
  • Monthly payment option (12 or 24 months).

*Local restrictions may apply; Visit the ASTC Passport Program website for more details and a full participant list.

Join or renew Brimley Society Patron Membership
  • Brimley Society Sponsor $10,000

All benefits apply to two named adults and their minor children/grandchildren under 18, plus twelve guests.

  • Unlimited free admission to special exhibitions.
  • Discounted admission to 300+ science museums worldwide.*
  • 20% discount in Museum Stores and 10% discount in Cafés.
  • Invitation to Member-exclusive events and preview parties (all ages).
  • Discounts on Museum programs, events, 3D Movies and Birthday Parties.
  • Priority registration and discount for Summer Camps
  • 20% Discount on Gift Memberships.
  • 25% off Museum facility rental fee (excludes Saturday rentals)
  • Access to sold-out Adult Night events, two free tickets to one Adult Night event of your choice and invitation to exclusive VIP receptions (21+).
  • Recognition of your philanthropic support onsite and on our website.
  • Smithsonian Affiliate membership.
  • Recognition as an Exhibition Leadership Circle member.
  • Lunch with the Museum Director.
  • Monthly payment option (12 or 24 months).

*Local restrictions may apply; Visit the ASTC Passport Program website for more details and a full participant list.

Join or renew Brimley Society Sponsor Membership

Sales tax (mandated by law) is now included in the cost of membership.


Gift a Membership

Give the gift of unforgettable experiences! Get unlimited free admission to our special exhibitions, discounted admission to 300+ Museums worldwide, and exclusive member benefits across the Museum. Membership makes a great gift!

Go Green With E-cards

Help us save paper by choosing electronic membership cards! Download the free "e-Membership Cards" app in the Apple iTunes App Store or Google Play. Here's a handy 3-step guide to opt in: e-Membership Cards Setup Instructions (PDF)

Additional Benefits

Teachers save 15% on most Educator Treks and in Museum Stores.

Seniors (65+), Students (18+) and Military: enter the codes “Senior65”, “Student18” or “Military5”, respectively, at checkout, for a $5 discount on your membership.