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Gateway Science Museum


Become a member to help support Gateway's efforts to inspire the exploration of science and natural history in our region and beyond. Members make a difference!

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Member Benefits

  • Unlimited free general admission* to the museum for one year
  • $25 discount for a Birthday Party at Gateway
  • NEW: Gateway members receive 1/2 price admission at Turtle Bay! While the Association of Science & Technology Centers (ASTC) restricts reciprocal admission between neighboring museums to encourage being a member in one’s own community, Gateway Science Museum and Turtle Bay Exploration Park are offering discounted admission for reciprocal members.
  • Free or discounted general admission to over 300 ASTC participants worldwide as part of the Travel Passport Program(opens in new window)**
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • 10% discount on museum gift shop merchandise***

* Free admission is non-transferable and non-refundable and does not apply to field trips. All adult members must show valid photo ID along with membership card for admission to Gateway. All members 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult cardholder. Valid until expiration date shown on membership card.

** Learn more about the ASTC Travel Passport Program(opens in new window). Always call before visiting a partner center to confirm program reciprocity.

*** Some restrictions apply. Not applicable toward memberships or admission.

Membership Levels

Premier: $250

  • Membership for two adults and all children age 0-17 in the same household
  • Gateway tote bag
  • Four single-visit guest passes

Family: $70

  • Membership for two adults and all children age 0-17 in the same household
  • Four single-visit guest passes

Individual: $30

  • Membership for one person
  • Two single-visit guest passes

Military/Senior: $25  (Senior is age 65 and older.)

  • Membership for one person
  • Two single-visit guest passes

To become a member of the Gateway Science Museum, go to our online ticketing site(opens in new window), OR download our Membership Form (PDF) and send it in with a check. 

Membership Policies

Please allow 4-8 weeks for membership cards to be processed and mailed. A temporary card will be issued in the interim. 

Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Membership privileges are non-transferable. Be prepared to show valid photo identification upon entrance. Any attempt to transfer or lend your membership card will be viewed as a forfeiture of your membership privileges. 

Free admission does not apply to class field trips.

For Family Memberships, at least one Primary Member must be in attendance and present a valid photo identification.

Primary Members must be age 16 or older and named on a current membership card.

Please call (530) 898-4121 if your address or contact information changes.

Membership privileges are subject to change without notice.