Membership Benefits

At IMAS, we have a variety of memberships to best serve your needs. Whether you’re a business, caregiver, family of two or 12, we have a membership for you! The IMAS now offers discounted family memberships that are available to those that qualify for EBT and/or WIC. Members enjoy many benefits, including one year of unlimited admission to our location and over 350 participating science and technology centers across the country. Be a part of something special. Join today!

The IMAS membership program is moving to an annual renewal cycle. Membership terms will now follow the January – December calendar year. All IMAS memberships will expire on December 31 of the calendar year and be due for renewal on January 1. Memberships purchased during the year will be prorated by quarter for the remainder of the term.

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Included in All Memberships

  • Unlimited FREE general admission for 1 full calendar year (group rates excluded)
  • FREE or discounted general admission into over 350 participating science centers thanks to the Association of Science & Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program
    (Visit astc.org to see the full list of affiliated centers) **
  • Reduced rates on ticketed events, exhibits, educational programs and activities
  • 10% discount at the gift shop
  • Discount for IMAS workshops and Operation Imagination camps
  • Exclusive Member eNews
  • FREE subscription to the seasonal IMAS newsletter, Musette
  • Eligible for entry into Juried Member Exhibit (September 2023)
  • Special discount on facility rentals and birthday parties
  • Email notifications on upcoming events and workshops
  • Invites to exhibit openings, receptions & special events
  • All or part of your membership contributions may be tax-deductible as the International Museum of Art & Science is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

** Before you travel, here are some ASTC guidelines:

  • Review the science center or museum’s family admittance policy.
  • Pack your ID (or other proof of residence). Admissions staff reserve the right to request proof of residence for benefits to apply.
  • Pack your museum membership card. Participating venues are not required to grant benefits to visitors who forget their cards. There is no universal database with all Passport Program visitors’ member data and expiration dates for admission staff to reference. Some venues will allow you to call the science center or museum you joined to confirm your membership, but they are under no obligation to do so. ASTC does not issue or administer membership cards.
  • Either the primary or secondary adults need to be present at the time of check-in.
  • Includes primary member and 1 guest

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  • Includes 2 listed Adults
  • All the children in the same household under 18 years old

This membership level is available only for those who qualify for EBT/WIC assistance.
Please show a valid EBT/WIC card upon your first visit for purchase or renewal.

Purchase or Renew a Membership

  • Includes 2 listed Adults
  • All the children in the same household under 18 years old

Purchase or Renew a Membership

  • Includes 2 listed Adults
  • All the children in the same household under 18 years old
  • Free admission for 2 additional guests

Purchase or Renew a Membership

  • Includes 2 listed Adults
  • All the children in the same household under 18 years old
  • Free admission for 2 additional guests
  • A personalized Smithsonian membership card
  • Free admission to 50+ other Reciprocal Smithsonian Affiliate Museums throughout the U.S.
  • Subscription to the Smithsonian Magazine (1-year subscription)
  • 10% discount on all Smithsonian Museum Stores, Smithsonian Catalogue, and SmithsonianStore.com
  • Free admission to the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City
  • 10% discount on all IMAS tickets at the Smithsonian

Purchase or Renew a Membership

  • Includes 2 listed Adults
  • All the children in the same household under 18 years old
  • Free admission for 2 additional guests
  • All benefits from the Smithsonian Membership level
  • 1 additional Gift Family Membership (valued at $75)

Purchase or Renew a Membership

The IMAS membership program is moving to an annual renewal cycle. Membership terms will now follow the January – December calendar year. All IMAS memberships will expire on December 31 of the calendar year and be due for renewal on January 1. Memberships purchased during the year will be prorated by quarter for the remainder of the term.

Effective May 12, 2021, quarterly membership rates will take effect for 2021 membership. All new and renewing members will purchase membership according to the following prorates.

  • All Memberships will expire on December 31 of the calendar year and due for renewal on January 1 of the calendar year.
  • New Memberships or renewal of expired memberships purchased after April 1 may pay the prorated 75% of membership fee.
  • New Memberships or renewal of expired memberships purchased after July 1 may pay the prorated 50% of membership fee.

Memberships purchased or renewed before this date will be valid for their full term and proration will be effective at their time of renewal.

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ASTC PASSPORT WHITE

Travel Passport Program

As a member of a science center or museum participating in the ASTC Travel Passport Program, you are eligible for benefits such as free general admission when you travel outside of your local area. Exclusions apply and benefits vary.

Find Participating Venues
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Biodiversity Festival & Market at the Museum – Early Members’ Hour
Sunday, December 4, 2022, 12:00-1:00 PM

Get early access to our Biodiversity Festival & Market at the Museum!

The Biodiversity Festival will celebrate the incredible variety of life on Earth! Explore the field of biodiversity through hands-on activities, visit the Smithsonian exhibition Life in One Cubic Foot, engage with community organizations, and shop at the Market at the Museum.

Participating organizations include UTRGV Soil Ecology Lab, Estero Llano Grande State Park, and more!

Buy your admission ticket before you go and skip the line to get in!

Life in One Cubic Foot
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Floating Beauty Preview Reception
Thursday, February 2, 2023, 5:00-7:00 PM

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