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Exclusive access

Free Museum Entry • Free coat check and stroller service • 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 • Free coffee in our cafés.
 

Amazing experiences

Attend members-only lectures, events and private exhibit viewings • Go behind-the-scenes and enjoy members-only hours.
 

Membership Levels

Individual
1 MEMBER + 1 GUEST

  • 1 Member Card
  • 4 discounted passes for special exhibitions
  • 4 free Giant Dome Theater tickets+ 50% off additional tickets
$ 95Tax deductible Show benefits

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
  • 50% off admission to various local museums in Illinois and Wisconsin
  • Free admission at more than 300 science centers and museums [***]
$ 145Tax deductible Show benefits

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
  • 50% off admission to various local museums in Illinois and Wisconsin
  • Free admission at more than 300 science centers and museums [***]
$ 195Tax deductible Show benefits

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.

Explorers Society
2 MEMBERS + 2 GUESTS + KIDS [*]

  • 2 Member Cards
  • Free parking [**]
  • Unlimited free ticketsfor special exhibitions
  • Unlimited free Giant Dome Theater tickets
  • 50% off admission to various local museums in Illinois and Wisconsin
  • Free admission at more than 300 science centers and museums [***]
  • Unlimited discounted tickets [^]for maker experiences and virtual reality experiences
$ 300Tax deductible Show benefits

Catalyst Society
2 MEMBERS + 2 GUESTS + KIDS [*]

  • 2 Member Cards
  • Free parking [**]
  • Unlimited free tickets for special exhibitions
  • Unlimited free Giant Dome Theater ticketsplus reserved seating
  • 50% off admission to various local museums in Illinois and Wisconsin
  • Free admission at more than 300 science centers and museums [***]
  • Unlimited discounted tickets [^] for maker experiences and virtual reality experiences
  • Complimentary individual gift membershipgive the gift of an MSI membership ($95 level) to anyone you choose
  • Two guest passes
$ 600Tax deductible Show benefits

Columbian Society
2 MEMBERS + 2 GUESTS + KIDS [*]

  • 3 Member Cards
  • Free parking [**]
  • Unlimited free tickets for special exhibitions
  • Unlimited free Giant Dome Theater ticketsplus reserved seating
  • 50% off admission to various local museums in Illinois and Wisconsin
  • Free admission at more than 300 science centers and museums [***]
  • Unlimited discounted tickets [^] for maker experiences and virtual reality experiences
  • Complimentary individual gift membershipgive the gift of an MSI membership ($95 level) to anyone you choose
  • Two guest passes
  • Custom visit itineraries & concierge service [^^]
$ 1,000Tax deductible Show benefits

* 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.

^ At $9 each.
^^ Advance notice required. To reserve tickets, call the Member Hotline at (773) 947-3161 or visit tickets.msichicago.org.

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