Become a member

When you become a member of the Science Museum of Western Virginia, you become part of the family and enjoy an array of benefits that make it a no-brainer to sign up today!

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Free museum admission to the Science Museum for 1 year
  • Free or discounted admission to special events
  • Advance notice of special museum programs
  • Discounts on birthday parties and facility rentals
  • 20% off all gift shop purchases
  • Priority registration and discounted prices for our extremely popular Summer Camp
  • Guest passes to give to friends and family to visit the museum for free

Available Discounts

We offer a 10% discount on memberships to Students, Seniors (+60yrs) and Military members. Educators receive a 20% discount on all membership sales.

Discounts are only available on purchases at our front desk. Please bring a valid I.D. with you to receive discounts.

HOW TO BUY A SMWV MEMBERSHIP

Choose your membership

Consider the passport plan

Choose your add-ons

1. Choose your Membership Package

Buy from $40

This membership is valid for 1 adult

  • Member receives 2 guest passes plus standard member benefits

Buy from $95

This membership is valid for 2 adults and up to 6 children under 18yrs of age

  • Member receives 4 guest passes plus standard member benefits

Buy from $115

This membership is valid for 3 adults and up to 6 children under 18yrs of age

  • Member receives 4 guest passes plus standard member benefits

2. Decide whether to upgrade

Throughout September 2019 we are offering new and returning members a FREE PASSPORT UPGRADE with the purchase of a new membership! 

PASSPORT PACKAGE

The passport package gives you reciprocal admission to over 300 science centers worldwide through the partnership with the Association of Science-Technology Centers’ (ASTC) Travel Passport Program. Not only can you enjoy free admission to the Science Museum of Western Virginia, you get free admission to science centers whilst you travel! Upgrade for just $25.

See the list of science centers worldwide included in the ASTC passport.

Museum of Life and Science, Durham NC

New York Hall of Science, Queens NYC

Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond VA

3. Customize your membership

Add-ons:

Additional Adult

Add an extra adult to your membership for the entire year for $20*

Additional Child

Add an extra child (any individual under 18yrs) to your membership for the entire year for $10*

*Currently, add-on's can only be applied at the museum's front desk.

Haven't visited us before?

No problem! You can buy regular museum admission and have the cost of your ticket taken off of your membership cost if you buy a membership that same day.

If you have any questions or for like more information, feel free to contact us!