Gift Memberships

Give Friends & Family the gift of unlimited admission to the Exploratorium year-round! 

Choose from these Gift Membership levels:

Gift memberships are sold as gift vouchers. Vouchers must be redeemed by the gift recipient within 120 days of purchase at Museum Ticketing or call the Membership Office at (415) 528-4321. The gift recipient's name and membership details will be collected when the voucher is redeemed and membership is activated. Fully tax-deductible with acknowledgement letter to the gift purchaser.


Daytime Benefits Include:

  • Unlimited Daytime Admission to Pier 15 (every Tuesdays-Sundays; 10:00am – 5:00pm)
  • Daytime members-only hours every Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Free reciprocal admission to 350+ science centers and museums worldwide through the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program (with the exception of museums and cardholder residency 90+ miles from the Exploratorium)
  • 10% off at the Exploratorium Store, Seismic Joint Cafe, Seaglass Restaurant (excluding alcohol)
  • $10 off Daytime admission tickets for any guests not covered by your membership
  • $3 off per ticket for journeys through total darkness inside our world-famous Tactile Dome
  • $5 off tickets to After Dark Thursday Nights (Ages 18+)
  • Exclusive invitations to annual members-only events, giveaways and exhibition previews
  • No-fee reservations for special exhibits such as The Great Animal Orchestra
  • Easy, ticket-free entry with our new, digital membership cards
  • Extra discounts during Member Shopping Weekend, Cyber Monday, and more!

*After Dark membership benefits include unlimited adult admission to After Dark (50+ per year), special member bar access, 10% discount to Exploratorium stores, a personalized membership card, and members-only monthly eNews.