Join The Museum of Science & History
Do you want to visit the Museum, Lichterman Nature Center, and our Historic Houses for free for a year?
How about planetarium shows under our new AutoZone Dome or movies in the Giant Screen Theater for free or a discounted rate?
Then you need to be a member!
You can even use your membership in over 370 other ASTC affiliated museums around the world! Search the ASTC List.
See below for information on our levels.
Online Membership Portal
Once on the Portal, please select the membership level you are interested in. Once you purchase your membership, you will receive an email receipt. Please respond to that email with the additional membership information requested in the email. (Not required of e-memberships)
Renewal Members: Please login with the email on your renewal letter. (Call Membership if you do not have an email listed.) You will see a reservation to renew your present membership in your account. If you are upgrading or downgrading your membership level, please purchase a new membership through your account. If you don’t have any changes to your membership, you do not need to fill out the form on your receipt.
If you have questions, or would like to purchase a Gift Membership, please call Membership at 901-636-2406 or Ticketing at 901-636-2362. You can also visit the Membership Online Portal FAQ Page.
What's the Best Level for You?
All the levels below have the following benefits unless otherwise noted:
- Free access to the Museum, Lichterman Nature Center, and our Historic Houses ("facilities" )
- Discounts and passes for movies and shows in the Giant Screen Theater and the AutoZone Dome at the Sharpe Planetarium. (Discount on Laser Shows, passes can't be used.)
- Discounts on most events and classes and in the Museum Store
- SCOPE E-Magazine subscription
- ASTC Benefits - Access to over 360 museums worldwide
E-Member $30 - This level allows access to our facilities for one person, and discounts on movies, shows, events/classes, and in the Museum Store. It does not include other benefits listed above. It is completely email based.
Individual/Dual $75- This level allows you and a guest, whether adult or child, access to our facilities. It includes all benefits above and you will receive 2 Movie and 2 Planetarium passes.
(Plus Packages - You can add 1 or 2 additional guests to the following levels (Family - Director's Circle) for $20 each. These guests can be named or not named. One named person on the membership will need to be present to use the membership.)
Family $100 - This level allows 2 adults and up to 8 RELATED children access to our facilities. It includes all benefits above and you will receive 4 Movie and 4 Planetarium passes.
Club $125 - This level allows 2 adults and up to 8 RELATED children access to our facilities. It includes all benefits above and you will receive 6 Movie, 6 Planetarium and 6 Museum Guest passes.
The following are Donor Level Memberships and include all benefits of the Club Level plus additional passes. You will also be invited to donor level events.
Palace Guard $200 - Includes 8 Movie, 8 Planetarium and 8 Museum Guest passes
Benefactor $275- Includes 10 Movie, 10 Planetarium and 10 Museum Guest passes
Advocate $500 - Includes 12 Movie, 12 Planetarium and 12 Museum Guest passes
Director's Circle $1,000 - Includes 15 Movie, 15 Planetarium and 15 Museum Guest passes
Call 901-636-2406 or Join Online today.
Give the Gift of Membership, it's the gift that never gets old.
Collect your recipient's mailing information and call us at 901-636-2406, or come by the Membership Office or Ticket Counter for more information and to purchase a gift membership. You can also download and fill out a Gift Membership Application and email it to Katherine.Brown [at] memphistn [dot] gov. Do not include any payment information. I will call you to get your credit card number. (We will also need their spouse's or second adult's name and the number of related children under 18 years of age.)