The Cosmosphere’s Grand Lobby and flight simulator will close at 5 pm on March 1. Please use the entrance to the north of the main entrance. 

Be a member

Be a Member

Inspiring innovation through science education and honoring the history of space exploration.

–The Cosmosphere Mission Statement

When you become a member of the Cosmosphere, you join the inner circle of space fans, history lovers and education supporters who believe in the mission of the Cosmosphere. And, as you may have heard before, membership at the Cosmosphere does have its privileges!

You can see below that membership falls into two categories: General and Patron, and that each has a variety of benefits associated with it. Find the level of membership that is right for you, or call our membership coordinator at 620.665.9310 or email membership@cosmo.org for more information.

Thank you for your support and welcome to the Cosmosphere family!

Start with a General Membership

Along with unlimited Hall of Space Museum visits and complimentary All-Access passes, members receive special event invitations, select discounts and access to ASTC Travel Passport Program.

Individual: $59

  • 2 Complimentary All-Access Mission Passes

Individual Senior (60+): $49

  • 2 Complimentary All-Access Mission Passes

Family: $119

  • 4 Complimentary All-Access Mission Passes

Family Senior (60+): $99

  • 4 Complimentary All-Access Mission Passes

All Memberships include:

  • Unlimited admission to the internationally acclaimed Hall of Space Museum
  • Complimentary All-Access Mission Passes
  • Invitations to members-only special events and presentations
  • Invitations to Carey Digital Dome Theater documentary premieres
  • Early registration for select museum events
  • 10% Discount on Cosmosphere Camps*
  • 10% Discount in Cosmosphere Gift Store
  • 10% Discount in Cosmosphere Cafe and Concessions 
  • Discount rate on All-Access Mission Pass purchases
  • Exclusive discount on birthday parties
  • Membership e-newsletters
  • Name listed as a Cosmosphere member in the lobby
  • Discount on Sam’s Club Membership
  • Free or discounted admission to participating Association ofScience and Technology Centers (ASTC) members throughoutthe nation and world with the ASTC Travel Passport Program.**

Takeoff with a Patron Membership

Patrons receive all our membership benefits along with additional subscriptions, discounts and travel opportunities through our Smithsonian affiliation.

Mercury: $199

  • 6 Complimentary All-Access Mission Passes

Gemini: $250

  • 8 Complimentary All-Access Mission Passes

Apollo: $500

  • 10 Complimentary All-Access Mission Passes
  • 1 Free Basic Family Membership to Give as Gift

Shuttle: $1,000

  • 12 Complimentary All-Access Mission Passes
  • 2 Free Basic Family Membership to Give as Gift
  • 20% Off Facility Rental***

Artemis: $3,000

  • 14 Complimentary All-Access Mission Passes
  • 3 Free Basic Family Membership to Give as Gift
  • 20% Off Facility Rental***
  • 50% of your membership will be endowed with the Cosmosphere Foundation

All Patron Memberships include General Membership benefits PLUS:

  • Priority invitations to exclusive Cosmosphere events
  • One-year subscription (11 issues) to Smithsonian Magazine
  • 10% discount off all purchases from the Smithsonian catalogue and SmithsonianStore.com
  • Discounts on shopping and dining at the Smithsonian
  • Travel and tour opportunities with Smithsonian Journeys
  • Free admission to the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York, NY
  • Access to a members-only web site at affiliations.si.edu (registration required)
  • 10% discount on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • Free subscription to Curiosity Stream–documentaries on demand (Shuttle and Artemis only)

*Includes all Cosmosphere Camps except Travel Experiences.  **Visit ASTC.org for a list of participating institutions and contact listed institutions to ensure participation status is up to date in advance of your visit. ***Available once, during membership period. 

Questions about Memberships?

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Become a member and join the inner circle of space fans, history lovers and education supporters.

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