Danville Science Center

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Butterfly Hello!Danville Science Center Foundation
The Danville Science Center Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to support the Danville Science Center. Your generous support enable the Science Center, now and in the future, to fulfill its mission of inspiring visitors to enrich their lives through science. Click here to learn more.

Every gift, large or small, provides direct support to the Museum’s programs and events. Help us provide hands-on learning experiences that will lead our youth to successful lives and careers. With your financial support, we can create a better world by igniting the wonder that inspires learning.
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The Danville Science Center is a division of the Science Museum of Virginia. Check for current job opportunities here.


Members of the Danville Science Center Family,

To continue to help limit the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Danville Science Center is extending its public closure through June 10, 2020. For more information about Museum operations click here. Questions about membership please email Dscgs@smv.org

Join Danville Science Center and enjoy an entire year of unlimited opportunities to explore your world! Step into the Fundamentals of Science Gallery and uncover fascinating facts about electricity, motion, perception and the human body. Visit Sproutsville featuring stations designed to enthrall the youngest scientists. During butterfly season, experience the intriguing beauty of the Butterfly Station and Garden Visiting exhibitions on a wide range of topics guarantee that there are always new things to discover. Download membership application.

Basic Membership Privileges
• Enjoy a year of unlimited FREE admission to the Danville Science Center, the Science Museum of Virginia, the Virginia Aviation Museum and more than 300 science and technology centers worldwide.
• Discounts on purchases made in Shop 4 Science, the Science Center's store
• Free subscription to Danville Science Center News
• Invitations to our exclusive premieres and events
• Discounts on classes, birthday parties and programs!

Click here for frequently asked questions.

Membership Levels

Individual $40. All basic privileges, membership card, two dome passes and two guest passes per year.

Dual/Family $65. All basic privileges, membership cards for two adults and children under age 18, four dome passes and four guest passes per year. (Add a grandparent or childcare provider for just $15!)

Associate $100. All basic privileges, membership cards for two grandparents, two adults and children under age 18, six dome passes and eight guest passes per year.

Contributor $250. All Associate privileges, plus recognition in the Danville Science Center newsletter.

Benefactor $500. All Contributor privileges, plus a private group tour of the exhibit halls or the Butterfly Station and Garden.

Sustainer $1000. All Benefactor privileges, plus recognition on the Sustainers plaque

Museums for All
Present your Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card and your family can become Museums for All members for only $20! Click here for more details.

Current Educators
See the wonderful membership opportunity we offer by browsing the educator membership application. Download membership application.

Retired Educators and Members of Registered Home School Co-ops call to discuss membership discounts.

Group reservations and partnership programs include special museum services and discounts; therefore, members visiting as part of a group must pay the group rate.

Thank you for supporting the Danville Science Center!
Questions? Please call 434.791.5160.