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!


  • 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.


Choose your membership

Consider the passport plan

Choose your add-ons

1. Choose your Membership Package

This membership is valid for 1 adult

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

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

2. Decide whether to upgrade


The passport package is just $25 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.

Museum of Life and Science, Durham NC

New York Hall of Science, Queens NYC

Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond VA

3. Customize your membership


Additional Adult

Add an extra adult to your membership for $20*

Additional Child

Add an extra child to your membership 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!