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Discover the Benefits of Museum Membership

From birds to beakers and starfish to stargazing, there's something for everyone at Discovery Place, Charlotte Nature Museum and Discovery Place KIDS. With four locations, there are now four places of discovery for you and your family to enjoy.

Extraordinary Experience. Extraordinary Value.

Membership is the most affordable way for you and your family to experience the Museums over and over again. Choose the Museums that fit your interests and build a Membership that is right for you. Join any 1, 2 or 3 Museums or… join them all!

All Family Memberships include

  • Unlimited admission (includes 2 named adults and all children age 18 or younger living in your household)
  • Discounts on Birthday Parties, Summer Camps, Museum stores and cafes (where applicable)
  • Free parking (Charlotte Nature Museum, Discovery Place KIDS) and discounted parking (Discovery Place)
  • Four - half price, "Any Museum" vouchers, each good for one 50% off admission at the Museum of your choice
  • Invitations to special events and exhibition openings
  • Free subscription the Museum eNewsletter
  • Free or discounted admission to participating ASTC science centers (applicable to Discovery Place and Charlotte Nature Museum Memberships only)

* Benefits are only valid at the Museums you have selected on your Membership. Membership benefits cannot be redeemed for free admission during field trips or group visits.

Add-On Options

Guest Passes allow you to bring an additional visitor with you on each visit. Up to two Guest Passes may be purchased with each Family Membership. Guest Passes are not available for Individual or Educator Memberships.

Membership Rates 1 Museum 2 Museum 3 Museums All Museums
Family $130
Individual $55
Educator $110
Guest/Nanny Pass Add On $25 each
$25 each
$50 each
$50 each

*Note: Individual Memberships are not available at Discovery Place KIDS.

*Guest/Nanny Passes are not available for Individual and Educator Memberships.

*Plus all applicable sales and use taxes.

Educator Memberships

Available to certified teachers and home school educators in North or South Carolina (grades K-12), Educator Memberships are valid for 2 named adults plus up to 4 children age 18 or younger living in your household. A copy of your valid teaching certificate or NCDNPE home school certificate is required.


Membership Office: 704.372.6261 x354