Best Deal: 
0
Member Type: 
Individual
Member Price: 
109
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
$6.50/month, $37.50 deposit
Benefit Description: 
Individual memberships are $6.50/month after a one-time deposit of $37.50 with an annual membership subscription.
Benefit Name: 
1 adult only
Benefit Description: 
Individual members receive one personalized membership card.
Benefit Name: 
Children 3 and under
Benefit Description: 
Admission included for member’s children ages 3 and under.
Benefit Name: 
Fully tax deductible
Best Deal: 
0
Member Type: 
Individual Plus
Member Price: 
149
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
$10/month, $39 deposit
Benefit Description: 
Individual Plus memberships are $10/month after a one-time deposit of $39 with an annual membership subscription.
Benefit Name: 
1 adult
Benefit Description: 
Individual Plus members receive one personalized membership card.
Benefit Name: 
1 guest
Benefit Description: 
Guest must be accompanied by the membership cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
Children 3 and under
Benefit Description: 
Admission included for member’s children ages 3 and under.
Benefit Name: 
Fully tax deductible
Best Deal: 
0
Member Type: 
Family
Member Price: 
249
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
$17/month, $62 deposit
Benefit Description: 
Family memberships are $17/month after a one-time deposit of $62 with an annual membership subscription.
Benefit Name: 
2 adults
Benefit Description: 
Family-level members receive 2 membership cards for 1 adult entry each.
Benefit Name: 
Children 17 and under
Benefit Description: 
Members' children 17 and under may visit when accompanied by a named cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
Fully tax deductible
Best Deal: 
1
Member Type: 
Family Plus
Member Price: 
299
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
$20/month, $79 deposit
Benefit Description: 
Family Plus memberships are $20/month after a one-time deposit of $79 with an annual membership subscription.
Benefit Name: 
2 adults
Benefit Description: 
Family Plus members receive 2 membership cards for 1 adult entry each.
Benefit Name: 
2 guests
Benefit Description: 
Guests must be accompanied by a membership cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
Children 17 and under
Benefit Description: 
Members' children 17 and under may visit when accompanied by a named cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
Fully tax deductible
Best Deal: 
0
Member Type: 
Senior
Member Price: 
99
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
$6/month, $33 deposit
Benefit Description: 
Senior memberships are $6/month after a one-time deposit of $33 with an annual membership subscription.
Benefit Name: 
1 adult (age 65+)
Benefit Description: 
Senior members receive 1 membership card.
Benefit Name: 
1 guest
Benefit Description: 
Guests must be accompanied by a membership cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
Children 3 and under
Benefit Description: 
Admission included for the members’ children or grandchildren ages 3 and under.
Benefit Name: 
Fully tax deductible
Best Deal: 
0
Member Type: 
Associate
Member Price: 
500
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
$37/month, $93 deposit
Benefit Description: 
Associate memberships are $37/month after a one-time deposit of $93 with an annual membership subscription.
Benefit Name: 
2 adults
Benefit Description: 
Associate members receive 2 membership cards.
Benefit Name: 
2 guests
Benefit Description: 
Guests must be accompanied by a membership cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
Children 17 and under
Benefit Description: 
Members' children and grandchildren ages 17 and under may visit when accompanied by a named cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
1 Donor event
Benefit Description: 
An invitation to an exclusive Donor event with cocktail reception.
Benefit Name: 
$480 tax deductible
Best Deal: 
0
Member Type: 
Explorers
Member Price: 
1000
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
Join Friends of the Academy
Benefit Description: 
Membership to Friends of the Academy begins at the Explorers level with gifts of $1,000+.
Benefit Name: 
2 adults; 4 guests
Benefit Description: 
Explorers receive 2 membership cards. Guests must be accompanied by an Explorers cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
Children 17 and under
Benefit Description: 
Cardholder’s children and grandchildren ages 17 and under may visit when accompanied by a cardholder.
Benefit Name: 
NightLife and Donor events
Benefit Description: 
Complimentary admission to NightLife every Thursday evening and invitations to year-round special events.
Benefit Name: 
Free passes
Benefit Description: 
Explorers receive 4 guest passes, 4 NightLife passes, and 2 tour passes. May be used when the cardholder isn’t present.
Benefit Name: 
$828+ tax deductible
Best Deal: 
0
Member Type: 
The Hive
Member Price: 
350
Duration: 
Annually
Member Benefits: 
Benefit Name: 
1 or 2 adults ages 21–40
Benefit Description: 
A dual Hive membership ($475) includes all benefits for two cardholders. Cardholders do not have to reside in the same household.
Benefit Name: 
$22.73/month, $100 deposit
Benefit Description: 
Hive memberships are $22.73/month after a one-time deposit of $100 with an annual membership subscription. Dual: $25/month, $200 deposit
Benefit Name: 
Unlimited NightLife
Benefit Description: 
Hive members receive unlimited admission to all Academy NightLife events.
Benefit Name: 
Gala and special events
Benefit Description: 
Complimentary admission to Big Bang Party After Dark and other special events.
Benefit Name: 
NightLife guest passes
Benefit Description: 
Hive members receive 4 (single) guest passes per cardholder per year.
Benefit Name: 
$225 tax deductible
Benefit Description: 
$300 tax deductible for dual Hive membership

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Spring blooms and butterflies are coming! Become a member by March 31 and receive free general admission ticket(s)* to share with a friend.

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Learn more about all member benefits, like early museum access, members-only events, and special discounts.

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*Join or renew by March 31, 2017 and receive up to three complimentary general admission tickets to the California Academy of Sciences. Offer available for Individual, Individual Plus, Teacher and Senior levels (1 ticket), Family and Family Plus levels (2 tickets), and Associate level (3 tickets). Not valid on Explorer or higher levels. Complimentary tickets are valid for one year from date of purchase of new or renewing membership and have no cash value. Offer is not retroactive and may not be combined with other offers.