Membership

Become a Member

The Museum cannot survive without membership support.

Gift a Membership

Become a member and have the satisfaction of knowing you are making a major contribution to the education of children and to the culture of the community. Your membership helps the Museum inspire thousands of visitors each year by supporting:

  • Free school field trips for nearly 4,000 students each year
  • Quality care for the Museum’s extensive collection
  • Public lectures on science, art, and culture
  • Education programming such as Science Saturdays and Citizen Science, offered free of charge
  • Dynamic special exhibitions
  • Education and interpretation of the monarch overwintering site, the Monarch Grove Sanctuary

Member Levels and Benefits

All member benefits:

  • Unlimited admission
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Invitation to member exclusive event
  • Free lectures
  • Discounts on merchandise and special event, discounts for Night Owl events
  • Recognition in the Museum’s Annual Report

$45 Individual (fully tax deductible)

All of the above, plus:

  • All member benefits for one person
  • 10% discount in Museum store
  • 1 single use guest pass
  • Discounts on Education classes and birthday parties

$65 Dual Membership (fully tax deductible)

All of the above, plus:

  • All membership benefits for two named adults
  • 10% discount in Museum store
  • 2 single use guest passes
  • Discounts on education classes and birthday parties

$100 Family (fully tax deductible)

All of the above, plus:

  • All membership benefits for two names adults, plus children or grandchildren, ages 3-18 
  • 10% Museum Education programs including summer camps and CA Naturalist Certification 
  • 20% discount in Museum store
  • 2 transferable guest passes

$250 Sponsor (fully tax deductible)

All of the above, plus:

  • All membership benefits for two named adults, plus children or grandchildren, ages 3-18 
  • 20% Museum Education programs including summer camps and California Naturalist 
  • Certification Program
  • 20% discount in Museum Store
  • 4 transferable guest passes

$500 Patron

All of the above, plus:

  • All membership benefits for two names adults, plus children or grandchildren, ages 3-18
  • 20% Museum Education programs including summer camps and California Naturalist 
  • Certification Program
  • 20% discount in Museum Store
  • 6 transferable guest passes

Monarch Society

$1,000 Curator’s Circle

All of the above plus:

  • Invitation to exclusive Monarch Society event
  • 10% Facility rental discount

$2,500 Director’s Circle

All of the above plus:

  • Invitation to Annual exclusive Curator-led tour