Levels & Benefits

All Memberships Include:

  • 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
  • $5 admission to First Friday evening events
  • Special members only events & telescope viewings
  • 10% discount to the Café & Gift Shop
  • 5% discount on birthday parties & private event rentals
  • Discounted guest admission
  • Subscription to members e-newsletters
  • Free or discounted admission to museums nationwide through the ASTC, ACM, and NARM* programs (restrictions apply).


Membership Level


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

Benefit Details

*Card holder must be present. Children under age 2 are admitted free. 

Reciprocal Benefits

North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association

*Available to Dual, Family, Science Supporter, and Stellar Society membership levels. 
The North American Reciprocal Museum Association is a mosaic of 1,262 art museums, galleries, historical museums, botanical gardens, children’s museums, zoos, and more. Chabot members receive reciprocal benefits across the United States, Bermuda, Canada, the Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. Visit narmassociation.org for more information.

Association of Science and Technology Center (ASTC)

*Available at all membership levels. 
As a part of the ASTC network, Chabot members get free or discounted admission at other ASTC centers worldwide. Please note discount policies vary by institution, and some have restrictions. Visit astc.org for more information.

Association of Children’s Museums (ACM)

*Available at all membership levels. 
Started in 1962, with more than 460 members in 50 states and 19 countries, the Association of Children’s Museums is the world’s foremost professional society supporting and advocating on behalf of the children’s museums and those who work at and otherwise sustain them. Visit childrensmuseums.org for more information.