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A year of membership to the Museum of Science offers a lifetime of learning.

Whether sharing an enriching educational experience with your child, entertaining family and friends at Boston's most visited cultural institution, or spending a Friday night viewing a temporary exhibit, membership is the best way to enjoy the Museum of Science.

Members not only gain inspiration in our Exhibit Halls, but also get valuable savings around the Museum.

What comes with a year of membership?


  • Exhibit Halls, Live Presentations, Drop-In Activities
  • 2 Exhibit Halls bonus passes
  • 2 Mugar Omni Theater bonus passes
  • 2 Planetarium bonus passes
  • Premier: Double all free bonus passes!


  • $5 entry to Planetarium, Mugar Omni Theater, Butterfly Garden, 4-D Theater, and Thrill Ride 360°
  • 10% off Museum garage, cafĂ©, and store
  • Reciprocal admission to 400+ science centers and zoos worldwide
  • Premier: Two hours FREE parking each visit (and free for visits after 5:00 pm)


  • Advance registration for summer courses and select lectures
  • Members-only events (including Museum overnights and exhibit previews)

  • Premier: Priority reservations for select member events

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Three Ways to Join

BY PHONE: 617-723-2500, 617-589-0417 (TTY)
9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
IN PERSON: At the box office in the Museum

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Reciprocal Admission

Free admission or discounted entry to 400+ select science centers and zoos worldwide.

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