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Membership with the New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation is your exclusive ticket to the fascinating exhibits, shows, and special events at one of New Mexico’s finest institutions.

Purchasing a membership is an opportunity to contribute to the Museum Foundation – a non-profit organization that provides support to educational programs and promotes the development of the Museum. Membership also enables you to visit the Museum often and take advantage of many exclusive benefits. Please take a closer look at the benefits and opportunities awaiting you at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science. If you would like to make an additional contribution to the Museum Foundation, please contact the Foundation’s Development Director Clint Wells at (505) 841-2838. For membership questions please contact the Membership Manager, Nicholas Klein at (505) 841-2821. Thank you for your support!

Become a Member Today!

To RENEW your Membership online, please use the link above.

*Contributing memberships include a donation above and beyond the basic membership fee. Please consult your tax advisor about the tax deductibility of your Museum membership.

These basic membership benefits are included with every membership:

  • Free Museum admission for one year
  • 50% discount on regular DynaTheater tickets
  • Discounts on regular Planetarium tickets
  • 10% discount at the NatureWorks Discovery Store
  • Discounts on lectures, trips, classes, camps, events, and other programs
  • Free admission to more than 300 museums worldwide with ASTC
  • Members-only customer service desk
  • Invitation to the Member’s Open House
  • Subscription to the member newsletter TimeTracks
  • Advanced seating at select events
  • Sneak Preview for 2 DynaTheater shows a year

Click here for more museums which offer free admission with ASTC

Please be advised that museums listed within 90 miles of Albuquerque do NOT qualify for ASTC benefits


Chart of Membership Benefits by Category


Two-Year Memberships Now Available!

Family $75

Duet $60

Individual $45


Senior Couple $50

*Senior Individual$30*

*Ages 60 & Above

Family Plus $100 to $249 Benefactor $250 to $499 Fellow $500 to $999 Director’s Circle Silver $1000 Director’s Circle Gold $2500 Director’s Circle Platinum $5000

Basic Membership Benefits

Private invitations to special events


Your name listed in the Annual Report


Free Museum admission for up to 2 guests per visit


Free Museum admission for up to 10 guests per visit


Your name listed on the Benefactor Wall for one year


Invitations to exclusive Director’s Circle events


Private scheduled Museum tour for you and your guests


Opportunity to have lunch with the Museum Director or Curator


Two tickets to Chocolate Fantasy

  1 Year 2 Year
Family Plus (2 adults, children under 18 & 2 guests) $100 $175
Family (2 adults & children under 18) $75 $125
Duet (2 adults or 1 adult and a child under 18) $60 $100
Senior Couple (60+ years old) $50 $90
Individual $45 $80
Senior Individual (60+ years old) $30 $55
Student (under 18 or college ID) $25 $45

Contributing Memberships    
Benefactor $250-$499  
Fellow $500-$999  
Director’s Circle – Silver Level $1,000+  
Director’s Circle – Gold Level $2,500+  
Director’s Circle – Platinum Level $5,000+