Membership Registration

** Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, there may be a delay in receiving your Membership cards. Once the Museum reopens, all current Memberships will be extended by the length of time we were closed. Thank you for your patience and understanding. **

Membership Levels
Our Membership structure has changed! You now have the ability to completely customize your Membership - both in size and in benefits! Please review your options and make a selection below. 

Individual
One (1) named adult.

Duo
Two (2) named individuals living in the same household or related to each other. One must be over the age of 18.

Family
Our most popular membership level! Two (2) named adults (related or living together), plus all of their children or grandchildren aged 17 or under. All Family levels now include reciprocal benefits with the Association of Children's Museums (ACM)!


Membership Packages
Please review the following benefit packages and choose the one that suits your family best.

Standard Benefits:

- Unlimited admission to both Boonshoft Museum of Discovery and SunWatch Indian Village & Archaeological Park
- 10% discount in both gift shops
- Unlimited shows in the Caryl D. Philips Space Theater at Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
- Subscription to our E-Newsletter
- Early Registration and discounts on select programming, including Summer Camps
- Members Only events and activities throughout the year
- Includes reciprocal benefits for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) institutions.
- Ability to purchase named Add-Ons (limit of 2, $30 each)

Premium Benefits:
All of the above, plus:
-15% discount in both gift shops
- 1 additional, unnamed guest with every visit
- $3 discount on additional admission tickets (must be present to redeem)
- Ability to purchase an Independent Add-On (limit of 1, $50. Independent Add-On may not bring an additional guest)


Ultimate Packages

Explorer ($350.00)
All Family Premium benefits, plus four (4) free passes, good for one-day admission to either of our sites. Cardholder does not need to be present to redeem. Tax deductible value of $150!

Discoverer ($550.00)
All Family Premium benefits, plus six (6) free passes and a complimentary Family Standard membership voucher! Tax deductible value of $350.

*Visit the membership page at BoonshoftMuseum.org for complete details and benefits.


  • One (1) named adult, aged 18+.
    Standard Price: $45
    Premium Price: $90

  • Either one (1) adult and one (1) child OR two (2) adults and no children.
    Standard Price: $65
    Premium Price: $120

  • Two (2) adults and all children/grandchildren living in the house and/or familial relations.
    Standard Price: $135
    Premium Price: $200

  • Two (2) adults and all children/grandchildren living in the house and/or familial relations

  • Two (2) adults and all children/grandchildren living in the house and/or familial relations


  • Select and see pricing above

  • Select and see pricing above



    Don't Forget! This membership is being sold for the sole purpose of providing admission to the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery and SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park. We noticed your address is outside of Ohio, and wanted to remind you that free or reduced admission to your local museums, zoos and/or science centers is at the discretion of those institutions, and may not be applicable for residents of that area. All sales are final. Learn more about reciprocity programs.

    If you have more than 10 children or grandchildren to add to your membership, please email the rest of the names and birthdays to Membership@BoonshoftMuseum.org

    Remember! Each child on the membership should be familial and the express responsibility of the named adult(s) on the Membership. This Membership is good for one full year from date of purchase.


    Independent Add-On (aged 18+) must bring the Independent Add-On card that will be mailed to the named adult(s) on the membership with their regular membership cards. If the card is not present, the adult must pay admission. Not eligible for extra guest. Limit one (1) admission per day, per site.  


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    Membership is active for one (1) full year from the date of purchase; renewing members will have their current date of expiration extended by one (1) year.

    Membership is non-refundable and non-transferable.

    Membership is for the sole benefit of regular (daily) admission to the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park, and Fort Ancient Earthworks and Nature Preserve.

    The benefit of reciprocal admission through ASTC, AZA, and ACM is at the discretion of other institutions. Denial of admission to other institutions does not constitute grounds for a refund.

    Membership is valid only for those persons named on the card, and is for the exclusive use of a single household as designated on the Membership Card.

    Free Membership admission does not apply to special events, including, but not limited to, after-hours programs and fundraising events.

    Photo identification is required at admission for every visit, and must match the person whose name is listed on the Membership.

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