Exclusive access

Free Museum Entry • Free coat check and stroller service • Refresh and relax in the Members Lounge, offering complimentary coffee and tea • Visit museums in the U.S. and around the world for free or discounted admission.

Awesome discounts

Free or discounted parking • 10% off at Museum stores and restaurants • Free or discounted film and tour tickets • Discounted special exhibition tickets • 100% tax deductible.

Amazing experiences

Attend members-only lectures, events and private exhibit viewings • Go behind-the-scenes and have a blast at the Member Open House, held each July.

Membership Levels

Individual
1 MEMBER + 1 GUEST

  • 1 Member Card
  • 4 discounted passesfor special exhibitions
  • 4 free Giant Dome Theater tickets+ 50% off additional tickets
  • $1 offCoal Mine, U-505 On-Board and WOW! Tour tickets
$ 95Tax deductible

Dual
2 MEMBERS + 1 GUEST

  • 2 Member Cards
  • Discounted parking+$8 off
  • 6 discounted passesfor special exhibitions
  • 6 free Giant Dome Theater tickets+ 50% off additional tickets
  • $1 offCoal Mine, U-505 On-Board and WOW! Tour tickets
  • 50% off admission to various local museums in Illinois and Wisconsin
  • Free admission at more than 300 science centers and museums^
$ 145Tax deductible

Family
2 MEMBERS + 1 GUEST + KIDS*

  • 2 Member Cards
  • Free parking+A $22 value on every visit!
  • Unlimited discounted passesfor special exhibitions
  • 10 free Giant Dome Theater tickets+ 50% off additional tickets
  • Select 1 free tour from Coal Mine, U-505 On-Board or WOW! Tour + $1 off additional tours
  • Invitations to the annual Member Holiday Breakfast
  • 50% off admission to various local museums in Illinois and Wisconsin
  • Free admission at more than 300 science centers and museums ^
$ 195Tax deductible

* Limited to children under the age of 18 residing in member household.
+ One car per visit.
^ Free admission at more than 300 science centers and museums outside Chicago and around the world within the ASTC network.

MSI’s Annual Fund supports everything we do, every day. When you become an Annual Fund Member, you help transform lives through science in ways too numerous to count … and you enjoy exciting benefits and exclusive access.

Become a member

Explorers Society
2 MEMBERS + 2 GUESTS + KIDS*

  • 2 Member Cards
  • Free parking+
  • Unlimited free ticketsfor special exhibitions
  • Unlimited free Giant Dome Theater tickets
  • Unlimited free tour ticketsCoal Mine, U-505
    On-Board and WOW!
    Tour
  • 50% off admission to various local museums in Illinois and Wisconsin
  • Free admission at more than 300 science centers and museums^
  • Invitations to complimentary MSInsider Days eventslike Boo Bash and Summer Block Party
$ 300Tax deductible

Columbian Society
2 MEMBERS + 2 GUESTS + KIDS*

  • 3 Member Cards
  • Free parking+
  • Unlimited free ticketsfor special exhibitions
  • Unlimited free Giant Dome Theater tickets
  • Unlimited free tour ticketsCoal Mine, U-505
    On-Board and WOW!
    Tour
  • 50% off admission to various local museums in Illinois and Wisconsin
  • Free admission at more than 300 science centers and museums^
  • Invitation to complimentary MSInsider Days eventslike Boo Bash and Summer Block Party
  • Custom visit itineraries & concierge service
$ 1,000Tax deductible