Join today to experience the wonder and possibilities of space exploration as a member. Members can discover something new with every visit: Through innovative exhibition design methods, Chabot’s offerings are consistently evolved and updated to reflect the latest space research and missions.

What does it mean to be a member?

Becoming a member at Chabot Space & Science Center includes more than free admission to the Center. Giving a membership opens the door for so many special experiences and memories for all ages to enjoy.


  • Unlimited free general admission during regular open hours
  • Free or discounted admission to Chabot signature events (some special events excluded, check website for details)
  • Free Planetarium shows
  • Special members only events & telescope viewings
  • 10% discount to the Café & Gift Shop 
  • Discounts on birthday parties & private event rentals
  • Discounted guest admission
  • Subscription to members e-newsletter
  • Free or discounted admission to museums nationwide through the ASTC, ACM, and NARM* programs (restrictions apply).




  • NARM reciprocal benefits are available to Dual, Family, Science Supporter, & Stellar Society membership levels. Membership gives you access to all benefits of the North American Reciprocal Museum Association Network.
  • ASTC Passport Program is a traveling reciprocal membership program, granting free admission to centers over 90 miles from Chabot Space & Science Center. Please check the partner organization’s reciprocal admission guidelines before your visit.
  • The ACM Reciprocal Network is a group of museums across the U.S. and Canada that reciprocate discounted admission. Please check with the museum you are planning to visit for specific discounts and availability.




Membership Level


Individual $125 Join / Renew
Dual $175 Join / Renew
Family $225 Join / Renew
Science Supporter $425 Join / Renew
Stellar Society $1000 Join / Renew


Feel Good While Having Fun

Your membership helps Chabot provide quality and inspiring programming for thousands of students and teachers across the Bay Area and supports the upkeep of our historic telescopes.