A Gift Membership Keeps on Giving!

Your gift membership will unlock a year of discovery for your loved one! Memberships include free regular exhibit admission, Dome and guest passes, and more! See below for membership options and check out our FAQs at the bottom of the page for more information. When you're ready to purchase your gift membership, we offer several ways you can purchase your membership. Click here to learn more.

Annual Membership Options

Individual

$ 50 /annually
  • Free regular exhibit admission for one member

  • 2 Digital Dome Theater passes

  • 2 exhibit guest passes

  • ASTC Travel Passport Program reciprocity

Most popular

Dual/Family

$ 90 /annually

Add a grandparent or childcare provider for just $15!

  • Free regular exhibit admission for 2 adults and children in the same household under age 18

  • 4 Digital Dome Theater passes

  • 4 exhibit guest passes

  • ASTC Travel Passport Program reciprocity

Associate

$ 125 /annually
  • Free regular exhibit admission for 4 adults and children in the same household under age 18

  • 8 Digital Dome Theater passes

  • 6 exhibit guest passes

  • ASTC Travel Passport Program reciprocity

Please note: Digital membership cards are emailed to members and gift recipients within 48 hours. If you do not wish the gift recipient to receive a digital membership card immediately, please let us know when you purchase the gift membership.

Gift memberships are not refundable or transferable. All levels, benefits, and prices are subject to change. Membership benefits may not be used for group visits.

Gift Membership FAQs

May I purchase a membership as a gift?

Yes! There are two ways to purchase a gift membership.

  • Telephone: 434.791.5160
  • In person: visit us at Guest Service.

What is included with the gift membership?

Exhibit guest passes, Dome Theater passes, discounts at the gift shop, special programming and a digital membership card.

When will the gift membership activate?

The recipient determines when their benefits begin by activating the gift membership in person at Guest Services desk or by contacting our membership team at 434.791.5160. The member will need the Gift Voucher Code in order to activate their membership.

When does a gift membership expire?

Gift memberships expire on the last day of the month, one year from date of activation. (If you redeemed a gift membership on October 6, 2021, it will expire on October 31, 2022)

How long will it take the gift recipient to receive a digital membership card?

Digital membership cards are emailed to the gift recipient at the time of activation.

If I want the gift membership mailed to me, how long will it take?

Gift memberships will be emailed to the buyer immediately with instructions on how to send the recipient their gift membership.

Do you have something I can send to the recipient letting them know I've purchased a gift membership for them?

Yes! We have a few designs you can pick from and you can choose a print and fold option or an email option. Click below to view the designs. Just download the one you want and you're on your way!

Can the gift recipient upgrade the membership after I present it to them?

Absolutely! It is best to upgrade in person at our Guest Services desk or by calling 434.791.5160.

Questions?

Contact our membership team!

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