DISCOVERY LAB MEMBERSHIPS
Year-round family fun comes with every membership to Discovery Lab. The benefits of membership include:
- UNLIMITED Discovery Lab admission for the duration of your membership.
- Express entry during peak times.
- FREE admission to members-only events.
- Discounts on camps and classes, facility rentals and birthday parties.
- Invitations to special events.
- Admission at participating ASTC Passport Program museums.
Membership Program Updates
Owen Park Location
Beginning November 1, 2020, all new (or renewed) Discovery Lab memberships for the Owen Park location will expire on October 31, 2021 and will have a pro-rated price to match the shortened length of the membership. This applies only to membership transactions after November 1, 2020 – not current active memberships.
New Site – Gathering Place Location
Memberships for the new site on 31st and Riverside at Gathering Place will go on sale Summer 2021.
YOU HAVE MULTIPLE MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM:
Your best value – free admission for two named adults and up to four children under 18. In addition, you will receive 50% off admission for up to six people to nearly 200 children’s museums nationwide.
Visit childrensmuseums.org for a list of participating Association of Children’s Museums reciprocal museums. Please note: Always check with the museum you plan to visit to confirm participation.
Consider being a donor and a member! By selecting a Family Patron Membership, you receive all the benefits of a Family PLUS membership for two named adults and all children (under 18) in the household AND you give the gift of Discovery to a Green Country family in need. A portion of your membership may be tax deductible as allowed by law.
Important information for using your membership at Discovery Lab:
- An adult (18 years of age or older) named on the card must be present when children covered by the card visit the Museum.
- Photo ID may be required at check in.
- Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.
- Membership benefits are not valid for field trip or group visit discounts.
How do I purchase/renew my membership?
There are three easy ways to purchase a membership:
- Renew over the phone by calling our Membership Coordinator at 539-664-5557.
- Renew online at discoverylab.org/join.
- Renew at the front desk with the Guest Experience staff.
Can I apply general admission tickets toward the purchase of a membership?
Absolutely! When you visit Discovery Lab and purchase general admission tickets, you can apply your ticket costs toward a membership at any time on the day of your visit. The number and type of applicable tickets varies with the membership level you purchase. Ask the front desk for details during your visit.
Do I need to wait until I receive my card to visit?
No need to wait! Just bring your Photo ID. Expect your membership card to arrive within a week of your membership purchase.
Who should I list on my membership?
You may list family members, grandparents, parents, and children, up to the number in your membership level, i.e. the members named on your membership are the family members able to use this membership. The primary and secondary adult card holders own the membership and are able to request changes and information concerning the membership.
Please Note: At the time of joining, all adults included on the membership should be named. Only those listed on the membership will be allowed free entry.
Can I share a membership with my friend or other family members?
With the exception of the Just for Two membership option, Discovery Lab memberships include admission for two named adults. Additional adults, caregivers, etc. can be added to your membership for an additional fee.
Can I use my Discovery Lab membership at other museums? How do I find those other museums?
As a member of Discovery Lab, you can visit other ASTC (Association of Science and Technology Centers) accredited institutions participating in their passport program. This applies to any level of membership.
As a Family PLUS member, you can also visit other ACM (Association of Children’s Museums) accredited institutions participating in their reciprocal network.
The ASTC Passport Program grants free admission to members at participating museums when you travel outside of your local area. The visiting museum must be located at least 90 miles from your home address and 90 miles from Discovery Lab. Please always call ahead to verify the number of admission tickets. A full list of participating museums can be found here: https://www.astc.org/passport/
The ACM Reciprocal Network offers 50% off admission for up to six (6) people to participating museums. The cardholder must be present for discounted admission. Please always call ahead to verify the number of admission tickets. A list of those museums can be found here:
Do you sell gift memberships?
Discovery Lab memberships make a great gift! Gift memberships can be purchased online or over the phone, and you can designate if we are mailing the membership package to you or the recipient. For the holiday season, gift memberships will include a personalized holiday themed card.
I have more membership questions that I need answered. Whom can I call or write?
You can reach the membership office at 539-664-5557, and our Membership Coordinator will be happy to help you. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.