Military Discount ($10)

Educator Discounts ($10)

College Student Discount ($10)

Please note:

  • Membership Discounts are only available in person. Proper ID (or letter of intent to homeschool) but be presented.
  • Not valid for Add-Ons or gift purchases. 
  • Membership discounts cannot be combined.

Donor Levels

Explorer ($350) Benefits:

All Premium Family benefits, plus:

  • 4 Free Passes (main cardholder does not need to be present to redeem)
  • $150 Tax Deductible value

Discoverer ($550) Benefits:

All Premium Family benefits, plus:

  • 6 Free Passes
  • 1 Complimentary Standard Family voucher
  • $350 Tax Deductible Value

John B. Greene Society ($1,200) Benefits:

All Premium Family benefits, plus:

  • 8 Free Passes
  • 1 Complimentary Standard Family voucher
  • 1 Behind-the-Scenes Tour
  • Recognition in our Annual Report and on our website
  • $1,000 Tax Deductible value

Frequently Asked Questions

Try our free digital membership cards through the eMembershipCard app found in the Apple Store or Google Play.

If you prefer a physical card, follow this link to order a $5 card reprint.

We strive to mail out all physical membership cards within 10-15 business days, but due to higher volumes at different peak times, it can take longer. While you are waiting, simply use the temporary card you received when you purchased online, or the temporary card at the bottom of the physical receipt your received on site.

As always, you must show your membership confirmation/card and proper photo ID for admission.

The Boonshoft Museum participates in the reciprocity programs for the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, the Association of Science-Technology Centers, and the Association of Children’s Museums. Please see each specific list linked here for the applicable discount, based on your membership with the participating organization. 

Named add-ons ($30/person, limit of 2) are available for Standard packages and for use by only one person, who receives their own card with their name on it. This name cannot change during the course of the membership. Independent add-ons ($50, limit of 1) are available to all Premium packages and can be a different person every visit. Please note that independent add-ons may not bring in an additional guest.

No, you only pay the difference between the two levels. However, your expiration date will not be extended. You do have the option to pay the full price and receive the higher benefits for the rest of your active membership plus one year.

You can continue to enjoy all the benefits of the level as you purchased it. If you would like the new Standard or Premium benefits, you can upgrade your membership at any time! However, your expiration date will not be extended.

Yes. If your Membership in a Box was purchased before January 1, 2024, you will still be able to redeem it any time without worrying about the new membership prices.