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Junior Scientist Virtual Workshop

Members Receive Program Discounts

 

Academy members receive special discounted access to our virtual programs, including Door 19 and Junior Scientist Workshops.

The Academy of Natural Sciences Building

Academy Members are a Force for Nature

Membership dues provide essential support to the Academy and our efforts to ensure a healthy, sustainable and equitable planet. Learn more.

Permian Monsters

Permian Monsters Coming Soon

Explore bizarre creatures that ruled before the dinosaurs in Permian Monsters. Academy members receive an entire year of membership benefits, including free admission to the museum and our special exhibits when the museum reopens. Learn more.

Academy Membership

Our members are a force for nature!

Members of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University receive an entire year of member benefits, including exclusive invitations to virtual events and programs, access to science-from-home activities and free admission to the museum. Best of all, your membership dues support our efforts to ensure a healthy, sustainable and equitable planet.

Give a Gift Membership

All Academy members enjoy the following benefits:

  • Unlimited, FREE general admission when the museum reopens in early 2021
  • Free or discounted tickets to special exhibits 
  • Exclusive invitations to virtual events, programs and festivals
  • Kids Club membership for children, ages 12 and under 
  • Discounted guest passes for friends and family
  • Parking discounts at the Logan Square parking garage
  • Special access to the Academy’s scientists and collections at our annual Members’ Night
  • Special members-only discounts on kids’ programs and adult programs
  • 10 percent discount in the Academy Shop and Academy Café
  • The chance to add an extra adult to your membership
  • Active members can pay the difference to upgrade your membership to a higher level

Member Levels

Individual ($65)

Individual members receive all of the fantastic general member benefits listed above for one named adult.

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Family ($135)

Family members receive the fantastic general member benefits listed above for two named adults and up to five children (under 18) in the same household OR up to five grandchildren (under 18). 

* Family level memberships cannot be used by school groups or preschools.

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Family Plus ($165 | $138 tax-deductible)

Family Plus members receive all of the benefits of a Family membership, plus:

  • FREE admission for two guests each time you visit (member must accompany guests)
  • FREE admission to more than 300 museums with the ASTC Passport Program

* Family Plus level memberships cannot be used by school groups.

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Partners' Club ($250 | $152 tax-deductible)

Partners' Club members receive all the benefits of a Family Plus membership, plus:

  • Two free guest passes to give to friends or family
  • Invitations to Toast to the Collections, author talks, and other behind-the-scenes events
  • Membership benefits for up to three named adults
  • 15% discount at the Academy Shop
  • Recognition in the Annual Report

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Founders' Club ($500 | $341 tax-deductible)

Founders' Club members receive all the benefits of Partners' Club membership, plus:

  • Three additional free guest passes to give to friends or family (five total)
  • Invitations to behind-the-scenes tours, author talks and special receptions
  • Special invitation to our annual Back from the Field reception

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Leadership Circles

Members of our Leadership Circles provide critical support to the Academy's programs of scientific research and education, and receive special benefits in return.

Please see Leadership Circles of Giving for more information.

Drexel Employees

Drexel University Faculty and Staff receive 10% off membership dues and have the option to pay for an Academy membership through payroll deduction!

Viewing Audubons Birds of America

Museum Pass Membership ($299 per member card)

The Academy offers a special transferable membership for libraries, schools, and other qualifying organizations. To enroll in this program, or to learn more about the special benefits and pricing, please contact the Academy Membership Office directly at 215-299-1022 or membership@ansp.org.

 

Contact Membership

To learn more about becoming a member of the Academy, please call us at 215-299-1022 or email membership@ansp.org. 

Already a member? Go to the Members’ Guide for more information on your membership.

 

Academy Frontiers Magazine

Academy Frontiers

Members receive an inside look at the Academy with a free subscription to Academy Frontiers. 

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Museum Passport Program

Members have free access to more than 300 science and technology centers in America through the Association of Science - Technology Centers' (ASTC) Passport Program.

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