Annual Membership

Become a member and help build one of the greatest educational resources and attractions in the Triad! Membership funds help support the development of programs, workshops, exhibits, animal exhibits and scholarships. THANK YOU for your support!

Member Benefits - Valid for a full year!

  • Free general admission to the Greensboro Science Center (GSC).
  • Free admission to over 300 ASTC facilities*. Click here for the complete list.
  • Free or discounted admission to over 150 AZA facilities*. Click here for the complete list.
  • Discounted general admission ($11.50) for guests of members.
  • $1 off OmniSphere shows for members and their guests.
  • Expedited members-only entry.
  • A 20% discount on each purchase in the TriceraShop.
  • A 10% discount on each purchase in The Fresh Market CafĂ©.
  • Discounts on GSC birthday party packages.
  • Invitations, coupons and discounts to special events, exhibit openings and new OmniSphere shows.
  • Priority registration and discounts for workshops and camps.
  • Free newsletter and email updates.
  • Special discounts at participating local businesses.

*See reciprocity notes. Reciprocity is subject to change. Always call ahead for the most recent information.

In an effort to reduce paper waste, we will send certain items such as invitations, coupons and updates electronically only. Opting out of email correspondence will prevent the member from receiving this information.

Limited Time Offer

Reciprocity Notes

GSC members will receive 50% off general admission at the following AZA/ASTC facilities:
Catawba Science Center, Hickory NC
Danville Science Center, Danville VA
Kaleideum, Winston-Salem NC
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, Chapel Hill NC
Museum of Life and Science, Durham NC
North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, Kure Beach NC
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, Atlantic Beach NC
North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island, Manteo NC
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh NC
North Carolina Transportation Museum Foundation, Spencer NC
North Carolina Zoological Park, Asheboro NC
Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville VA

The following facilities do not offer reciprocity:
Discovery Place, Inc., Charlotte NC
Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh NC

Membership Fees

Children ages 3 and older must be paid members. Maximum: 10 individuals/household. Prices do not include sales tax.

  • Greensboro Resident Rate

    City of Greensboro residents receive a 10% discount with a valid ID.
  • Party of One - $30.35
  • Party of Two - $60.70
  • Party of Three - $91.05
  • Party of Four - $121.40
  • Party of Five - $151.76
  • Party of Six - $171.99
  • Party of Seven - $192.22
  • Party of Eight - $212.46
  • Party of Nine - $222.58
  • Party of Ten - $232.69
  • Join now!
  • Non-Resident Rate

  • Party of One - $33.72
  • Party of Two - $67.45
  • Party of Three - $101.17
  • Party of Four - $134.89
  • Party of Five - $168.62
  • Party of Six - $191.10
  • Party of Seven - $213.58
  • Party of Eight - $236.07
  • Party of Nine - $247.31
  • Party of Ten - $258.55
  • Join now!

Membership Policies & Procedures

Policies and procedures are subject to change at any time and without notice to prevent misuse of the Greensboro Science Center membership program.

  1. All memberships are non-transferable.
  2. No refunds will be made on membership purchases. No checks accepted.
  3. Primary members must be at least 16 years of age with proof of identification.
  4. The primary member will be the person to whom all correspondences are sent.
  5. Each child (age 3 and up) must be a paid member to receive free admission.
  6. Children age 2 and under do not need to be paid members to receive free admission. However, if you wish to sign the child up for classes, camps or any other event that provides a discount to members, the child must be a paid member on your account. Names and birthdays of children 2 and under must be documented for future reference. The exception to this rule is birthday parties; so long as the parent or guardian of the "under 3" birthday child is a member, the member rate may be applied to the party.
  7. Up to 10 individuals living in the same household may be included on a single membership.
  8. Each member must be named and photographed for our membership database.
  9. Each member will be presented with a membership card after being photographed for our database.
  10. Membership cards will be issued at the time of purchase for on-site membership purchases.
  11. Membership cards must be picked up in person for online orders. A photo ID is required.
  12. Each member must present his or her membership card for members-only expedited entry.
  13. If a member forgets his or her membership card, he or she must wait in the general admission line and show a valid photo ID that matches the name and photo stored in our membership database.
  14. Membership card reprints cost $5 each.
  15. Members may not purchase birthday parties, classes or camps for non-members.
  16. Members may be added to your membership at any time. They will have the same expiration date as the rest of your members (one year from the original date of purchase/gift membership activation date).

FAQs

Up to 10 individuals living in the same household may be included on a single membership.

Reserved groups receive many benefits beyond general admission, such as reserved times for expedited entry, programs, shows, crafts, extra staff assistance and discounted rates. As part of a group, you must pay the group rate to receive these benefits.
Yes, you may use your membership to gain admission to attend a birthday party. However, because the number of attendees at birthday parties is limited, please be sure to inform the party host of your intention when you RSVP.
Membership cards will be issued at the time of purchase for on-site membership purchases paid for by cash or credit. Members must be photographed for our membership database prior to receiving membership cards. Membership cards purchased online must be picked up in person at our Information Desk. A photo ID is required.
As a nonprofit organization, we rely heavily on membership and attendance for support. For that reason, we must prevent misuse of our membership program. Also, if your card is lost or stolen, this will enable us to prevent someone from using your identity.
Your child may enter as long as he or she has his or her membership card. Without a membership card, the child must pay general admission. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Children age 16 + must show a photo ID with proof of age to enter without an adult.
No. Memberships are only sold for a one-year period.
Memberships can be renewed 90 days prior to the expiration date.
Your membership will begin on the day you redeem your gift membership certificate if it's within 90 days of the date of purchase. After 90 days, the expiration date on your membership will default to one year and 90 days from the purchase date.
Yes. There is a $5.00 fee to reprint lost or stolen cards. Please visit our Information Desk to request a reprint.
Yes, but you must purchase your membership on the same day of your visit. Just bring your receipt to our Information Desk. We will be happy to apply the cost of general admission to your membership.
No. Memberships are nontransferable.
Members may be added to your membership at any time. They will have the same expiration date as the rest of your members (one year from the original date of purchase/gift membership activation date).

Contact Us

Questions or comments? Email membership@greensboroscience.org or call 336-288-3769 x1305.