Experience the MOST fun you can have on EARTH with a Great Lakes Science Center membership!

Become a member and receive these AMAZING benefits:
• FREE admission to Great Lakes Science Center, the new NASA Glenn Visitor Center and the Steamship William G. Mather for 1 full year (PLUS 360+ science centers and museums worldwide)
• One-time complimentary parking pass and reduced parking fees for all visits
• FREE or discounted OMNIMAX® tickets
• FREE or discounted admission to special exhibitions
• FREE guests each time you visit (varies by membership category)
• DISCOUNTS on science camps, family workshops and other programs
• Advance notice and updates on the latest Science Center activities
• Invitations to special member-only events
• Support a charitable cause! 

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Temporary proof of membership will be emailed upon purchase.

A portion of Great Lakes Science Center memberships are tax deductable, more information can be found here.

Certified Ohio Educator, Active Military Personnel or Senior Citizen?
Call the membership department today at 216-696-4576 to find out about our discounted membership opportunities!

Does your organization match gifts?
Most matching gift companies will match the tax deductable portion of your membership.  As a “thank you” for your employer’s contribution we will upgrade your membership to the next level!  Contact the membership department for further details.

Please note: Great Lakes Science Center does not reciprocate with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.


We offer seven different membership levels. Click here for details and pricing

Membership Policies

  • A photo ID is required with your membership card for admission.
  • Membership benefits are non-transferrable and apply only to those named on the membership card.
  • Youth under 16 MUST be accompanied by a named adult on the membership. Named youth between the ages of 16-17 may use the membership without a named adult present, but are not entitled to guest benefits (if applicable).
  • Membership includes up to six named youth under 18 in your household.
  • Un-named guests must be accompanied by the Science Center membership cardholder.
  • OMNIMAX vouchers and unlimited movie privileges may be used during normal operating hours, special events excluded.
  • To receive free general admission at participating ASTC institutions, you must live more than 90 miles away from the museum you wish to visit. Museums within 90 miles of each other may not reciprocate. Please call the museum prior to visiting for specific admission benefits.
  • Caregivers (nanny, babysitter, etc.) must be named guests or paid additional members to gain admission.
  • Additional fees may apply to traveling exhibitions.
  • Membership benefits do not apply to group/school visits.

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 Have a membership question? Call 216-696-4576 or email