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Levels and Benefits

Which membership is right for you?

Browse all of our membership levels and find out which one fits your level of involvement or find one that will bring you more.  Join Today

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Upgrade to a Plus+ Membership today and receive a transferable Plus+ member card valid for any person you choose at any time. There is no need to identify them on your membership account!

Individual $69

Individual Plus+ $99

  • Unlimited FREE admission for one to the La Brea Tar Pits Museum, Natural History Museum, and William S. Hart Museum
  • FREE admission to First Fridays, Butterfly Pavilion, Spider Pavilion, and Bug Fair at NHM.
  • Invitations to Member-only events.
  • Subscription to the membership magazine the Naturalist with articles on the Museum's latest research.
  • Member preview days for exhibit openings.
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store and online, plus member-only special deals.
  • Discounts on education programs including, Overnight Adventures, lectures, field trips and more!
  • FREE members tote bag. Join Today!

Dual $89

Dual Plus+ $119

  • All of the above benefits for two adults.

Family $119

Family Plus+ $149

  • All of the above benefits for two adults and up to four children (ages 17 and under).


Patron Family $240 - Best Value 

  • All benefits of a Family Plus+ level membership and, 
  • Free or discounted admission to over 300 natural history museums and science centers worldwide with the ASTC Travel Passport Program (90-mile radius restriction applies).
  • FREE Scavenger’s Safari tours, a series of 10 behind-the-scenes adventures.
  • FREE Guest Passes for anyone you choose (4 per year, a $60 value).
  • Priority Acess Tickets for timed-ticketed exhibitions.
  • Invitation to a VIP reception/party for an exhibition opening.

Naturalist $500

  • All Patron Family level benefits, and
  • Invitations to two exclusive yearly events including our annual Haunted Museum Halloween Party.
  • A FREE All-Stars of Science behind-the-scenes tour for up to 10 guests.

Explorer $900

  • All Naturalist level benefits and,
  • Opportunity to host a private Scavenger's Safari for up to 10 guests.

  • Invitation to an exclusive field trip with Museum scientists and researchers.

Adventurer $1,200

  • All Explorer level benefits and,
  • An invitation to an exclusive event for families and adults such as the VIP Sleepover and Taste of History.


The Fellows $2,000

Fellows members are a visionary group of donors who support the Natural History Family of Museum's mission and in return for their generosity receive exclusive benefits and access.  Click here to learn about The Fellows and the benefits they enjoy.  For more information please contact The Fellows office at (213) 763-3253.


All membership dues are good for 12 months of membership. Adults must be named for each membership. Benefits are non-transferable. For more information please contact the Membership Office at (213) 763-3426.

Become part of the Family Join, Renew, or Upgrade today!