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Memberships

Come in for an hour or stay all day, we love having you here! Members receive free admission to the Museum 364 days a year, giving you the flexibility to plan a visit when the time is best for you and enjoy all kinds of extra benefits and discounts. The Museum is close to home, but we’ll take you around the world!

Member
Benefits
Family $119.00 Grandparent $119.00 Family Plus
(best value!)
$175.00
Dual $85.00 Individual $65.00 Pioneer $250 / $21 Monthly Innovator $500 / $42 Monthly Curator $500-$749 / Starting at $42 Monthly
General
Admission
for
2 adults
+ your children
2 adults
+ 4 grandchildren
Total of 7 2 named adults or 1 named adult + 1 guest 1 named adult Total of 8 Total of 8 Total of 8
Museum
Admission
Tickets
3 3 3 2 1 4 8
Free Admission to Fort Collins
Museum of
Discovery
Invitations to Exclusive Events
eNewsletter/
Magazine
Store/Café
Discount
Tickets to
Science Lounge
6 10
Flex Tickets 14

Family

$119.00

Benefits for 1 or 2 named adults, PLUS their own children (ages 3-18)

  • 3 FREE guest tickets to the Museum

Grandparent

$119.00

Benefits for 1 or 2 named adults PLUS 4 of their own grandchildren (ages 3-18)

  • 3 FREE guest tickets to the Museum

Please call the Membership Office at 303.370.6306 (daily, 9-5) to change your existing membership or upgrade your Individual or Dual membership to include your grandchildren.

Family Plus
(best value!)

$175.00

Benefits for 1 or 2 named adults PLUS their guests; up to 7 in total party

  • Great for those who like to have friends and extended family members-grandparents, aunts, uncles, or grown children accompany them to the Museum
  • Free admission to the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
  • 3 FREE guest tickets to the Museum

Dual

$85.00

Benefits for 2 named adults or 1 adult plus one guest

Individual

$65.00

Benefits for 1 named individual

  • 1 FREE guest ticket to the Museum
  • 65+ receive $5 off

Pioneer

$250 / $21 Monthly

Membership for 1 or 2 named adults and their guests; up to 8 in total party.

  • 4 free guest tickets to the Museum
  • 6 free Science Lounge tickets
  • 2 free YP event tickets
  • Invitations to exclusive YP events and happy hours
  • Invitations to exhibition openings
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Monthly payments available

Innovator

$500 / $42 Monthly

Membership for 1 or 2 named adults and their guests; up to 8 in total party.

  • 8 free guest tickets to the Museum
  • 10 free Science Lounge tickets
  • 4 free YP event tickets
  • 4 free IMAX tickets
  • Invitations to exclusive YP events and happy hours
  • Invitations to exhibit openings
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Invitation to mingle with Museum curators
  • Monthly payments available

Curator

$500-$749 / Starting at $42 Monthly

Membership for 1 or 2 named adults and their guests; up to 8 in total party.

  • 14 Flex Tickets to redeem for lectures*, IMAX, Planetarium, Museum or surcharged exhibitions admission
  • Invitations to exclusive Giving Club events
  • Invitations to exclusive exhibit previews
  • Monthly payments available

Explorer

$750-$1,499

Membership for 1 or 2 named adults and their guests; up to 8 in total party.

  • 18 Flex Tickets to redeem for lectures*, IMAX, Planetarium, Museum or surcharged exhibitions admission
  • A one-year gift membership for you to give away
  • Invitations to exclusive Giving Club events
  • Invitations to exclusive exhibit previews
  • Monthly payments available

Naturalist

$1,500-$4,999

Membership for 1 or 2 named adults and their guests; up to 8 in total party.

  • Unlimited complimentary Museum, IMAX, and Planetarium tickets
  • 20 Flex Tickets to redeem for lectures*, surcharged exhibitions admission, and other programs.
  • A one-year gift membership for you to give away
  • Invitation to annual Donor Celebration Dinner
  • Invitations to curator-led trips
  • A private behind-the-scenes tour for you and up to 10 guests
  • Invitations to exclusive Giving Club events
  • Invitations to exclusive exhibit previews
  • Monthly payments available

Collector

$5,000-$9,999

Membership for 1 or 2 named adults and their guests; up to 8 in total party.

  • Unlimited complimentary Museum, IMAX, and Planetarium tickets
  • 25 Flex Tickets to redeem for lectures*, surcharged exhibitions admission, and other programs.
  • A one-year gift membership for you to give away
  • Invitation to the Be A Catalyst series hosted by a featured curator
  • Invitation to annual Donor Celebration Dinner
  • Invitations to curator-led trips
  • A private behind-the-scenes tour for you and up to 10 guests
  • Invitations to exclusive Giving Club events
  • Invitations to exclusive exhibit previews
  • Monthly payments available

Campion Circle

$10,000-$24,999

Membership for 1 or 2 named adults and their guests; up to 8 in total party.

  • Unlimited complimentary Museum, IMAX, and Planetarium tickets
  • 30 Flex Tickets to redeem for lectures*, surcharged exhibitions admission, and other programs.
  • A one-year gift membership for you to give away
  • Invitation to the annual Campion reception
  • A site visit or personalized report about the use and impact of your gift
  • Invitation to the Be A Catalyst series hosted by a featured curator
  • Invitation to annual Donor Celebration Dinner
  • Invitations to curator-led trips
  • A private behind-the-scenes tour for you and up to 10 guests
  • Invitations to exclusive Giving Club events
  • Invitations to exclusive exhibit previews
  • Monthly payments available

Founders

$25,000 and up

Membership for 1 or 2 named adults and their guests; up to 8 in total party.

Receive a customized Museum experience. Contact our manager of leadership giving and donor stewardship at 303.370.8259.

Every Membership Includes

  • FREE unlimited admission into the Museum, 364 days per year. Drop by for an hour or stay all day. With membership you can visit as often as you like!
  • A one-year subscription to Catalyst, the Museum magazine, mailed quarterly.
  • Monthly email newsletter, updating you with upcoming activities, insider tips, and special offers.
  • Full or partial tax deduction. Part of your membership is considered a donation and is therefore not refundable.

Special Discounts Every Day

  • 10% off in the Museum Shops.
  • 10% off in the T-Rex Cafe and Deli.
  • Discounts on programs, classes, workshops, and more.

Exclusive Access

  • Take your membership on the road and receive discounts on admission at more than 360 science centers and museums 90 miles outside of Denver through our partnership with the ASTC Passport Program.
  • Members lane at ticketing.
  • Priority access to summer camp registration

Events and Programs

  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibition previews.
  • Early reservations for special programs.

Member Events

Members receive invitations to exclusive members-only events and exhibition previews.

Museum Magazine

All members receive a one-year subscription to Catalyst, the Museum magazine, mailed quarterly. 

eCard

Go electronic and experience the newest version of the eCard, now available for download!

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Membership FAQs

A: If you are visiting the Museum only and do not plan to purchase tickets for IMAX, Planetarium or a temporary exhibition, simply show your membership card or eCard (www.dmns.org/ecard) to the ticket scanners at the Welcome Gate upon your arrival. You do not need to stop at Ticketing, or a Kiosk, unless you are attending an IMAX, Planetarium show, or temporary exhibition and wish to purchase tickets at the Member price.  

A: Stop by the Member Lane at Ticketing to receive a day pass (ID required). If you've lost your card, you may request a new one by stopping by the Member Lane at Ticketing or by calling 303.370.6306. Or, download the eCard app on your smartphone and never have to worry about not having your card when you visit.

A: Your guest tickets can be viewed, used, and shared through your eCard or through your online Museum account, or you can stop by the Members Lane at Ticketing to have them printed.

A: Yes. Your Denver Museum of Nature & Science membership allows you entry or discounts to more than 360 science centers/museums 90 miles outside of Denver, and 90 miles from your residence, through the Association of Science-Technology Centers Passport Program. Click here for a list of participating science museums.

Yes, all membership benefits, including any unused Flex Tickets, expire at the end of your annual membership period. All benefits associated with the level of your membership are automatically reloaded when your membership is renewed.

A: Trust us, we get it! For more detailed information about your membership, please visit our full Membership FAQ.