Become a member

MEMBERSHIP PACKAGES

Individual

1 year’s free admission for 1 adult

15% off $59.50

Family

1 year’s free admission for 2 adults and 6 children

15% off $123.25

 

Grandparents

1 year’s free admission for 2 adults and 6 children

15% off $106.25

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.

MEMBERSHIP GUIDELINES

The Science Museum of Western Virginia is committed to providing an interactive, and fun learning experience. Your contribution and support will assist in educating a large part of the Roanoke (and surrounding) area! In order to continue to provide a safe learning platform, we ask that in addition to museum guidelines, you comply with membership rules. The Science Museum of Western Virginia reserves the right to suspend, revoke and/or ban members if they fail to comply with guidelines.

  • All memberships are non-transferable.
  • No refunds will be made on membership purchases.
  • Primary members must be at least 16 years of age with proof of identification.
  • The primary member will be the person to whom all correspondences are sent.
  • Membership cards may only have two primary adults listed on card.
  • Gifted Memberships must be redeemed within 3 months of purchase.

PASSPORT PACKAGE

The passport package is just $30 and 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!

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

ASTC Guidelines

  • Discounts are only applicable to membership holders & their household.
  • No additional free entrances may be used, even if a Memberships with multiple individuals listed on account.
  • Discounts are not applicable to special exhibits (i.e parakeet garden), or special events.
  • Discounts may not be stacked with any other running discounts, coupons or special offers.
  • You must have your membership card with you.
  • The membership card must be in your name.
  • You must present a photo ID.
  • The expiration date on the membership card must be valid.
  • Please note that there will be no exceptions applied unless prior authorization of a managerial staff member is provided.

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Add-ons:

Additional Adult

Add an extra adult to your membership for $30*

Additional Child

Add an extra child to your membership for $20*

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

PARAKEET GARDEN MEMBERSHIP PACKAGES

Individual

1 year’s free admission for 1 adult

15% off $63.75

Family

1 year’s free admission for 2 adults and 4 children

15% off $97.75

SMWV Membership add on

1 year’s free admission for SMWV members

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

  • Please note entrance into the parakeet garden is guided therefore you must reserve your time prior to entering.
  • Please call us to reserve your time and for questions regarding availability (540) 342-5710

PARAKEET GARDEN HOURS

  • 10:00am – 3:00pm Tuesday through Saturday
  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm Sunday

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!