Become a Member and Experience all that Cranbrook Institute of Science has to offer.

Institute members experience the best the museum has to offer. Membership privileges include unlimited free admission, members’ only exhibition previews, valuable discounts in our gift shop and café, and much more.

Your support as an Institute member, or through a gift membership, helps us create science and natural history exhibitions and educational programs that enrich the lives of children and adults throughout Southeast Michigan and beyond.

All Membership levels include the following privileges:
FREE
Admission to all permanent exhibits
Subscription to ScienceScope Newsletter and E-newsletter
EXCLUSIVE
Invitations to Members’ Only events
Access to hundreds of ASTC museums
DISCOUNTS ON
Admission to the Changing Exhibit Hall
Gift Membership purchases
ScienceShop purchases
Reflections Cafe' purchases
Acheson Planetarium tickets
Additional guest tickets
Camps, lectures, birthday parties, special events, and more!

This holiday season give the gift of a year filled with the Sweetness of Chocolate, the Glory of Rome, and the Wonders of Da Vinci.

A gift membership to Cranbrook Institute Science is a great way to open the door to discovery and share the world of science with your family and friends for an entire year. In 2018, this experience includes DISCOUNTED or FREE admission to our traveling exhibitions Chocolate, Ancient Rome: Age of the Caesars, and Da Vinci Machines & Robotics. In addition, members enjoy discounts on programs and special events throughout the year.

Share science with your loved ones with a Gift Membership this holiday season.

Now through December 30, 2017:

Save 25% on any ENHANCED Level Gift Membership

Backstage Pass $262.50 (was $350)
Cranbrook All Access Pass $187.50 (was $250)
Galactic Pass $116.25 (was $155)

Save 20% on any STANDARD Level Gift Membership 

Friends Membership $76 (was $95)
Family Membership $60 (was $75)
Grandparent Membership $52 (was $65)
Individual Membership $48 (was $60)
Senior Membership $44 (was $55)

This discounted Gift Membership offer is not available online. To purchase a Gift Membership please call 248 645.3245 or visit the Institute of Science in person.

This offer is not available to recipient with the same address as purchaser.  

Enhanced Membership Levels

BackStage Pass - $350
  • A rare, private tour of our Collections Vault
  • VIP Parking
  • Full Membership privileges for 2 adults living in the same household and their children or grandchildren under 18 yrs old PLUS 2 guests per visit
  • Unlimited free admission to the Changing Hall Exhibit Unlimited free admission to planetarium programs**
  • Unlimited free admission to Cranbrook Art Museum and House & Gardens
  • 4 General admission passes and 4 planetarium tickets for your guests
All Access Pass - $250
  • Full Membership privileges for 2 adults living in the same household and their children or grandchildren under 18 yrs old PLUS 2 guests per visit
  • Unlimited free admission to the Changing Hall Exhibit
  • Unlimited free admission to planetarium programs**
  • Unlimited free admission to Cranbrook Art Museum and House & Gardens
  • 2 General admission passes and 2 planetarium tickets for your guests
Galactic Pass - $155
  • Full Membership privileges for 2 adults living in the same household and their children or grandchildren under 18 yrs old PLUS 2 guests per visit
  • Unlimited free admission to the Changing Hall Exhibit
  • Unlimited free admission to planetarium programs**
  • 2 General admission passes

*Purchase an Enhanced Membership to receive FREE access to the Changing Exhibit Hall!
**Planetarium showings based on availability, no advanced reservations accepted
***Membership does not include group visits/field trips

Standard Membership Levels

Friends Membership - $95

Full Membership privileges for 2 adults living in the same household and their children or grandchildren under 18 yrs old PLUS 2 guests per visit

Family Membership - $75

Full Membership privileges for two adults living in the same household and their children under 18 years old

Grandparent Membership - $65

Full Membership privileges for two adults living in the same household and their children or grandchildren under 18 years old

Individual Membership - $60

Full Membership privileges for one adult PLUS one guest per visit to the Institute

Senior Membership - $55

Full Membership privileges for one adult PLUS one guest per visit                                                                  


Give the Gift of Science!

Take the guesswork out of gift giving with a Membership to Cranbrook Institute of Science! Members save 10% on every Gift Membership purchased. Call our membership department at 248 645.3245, visit our Front Desk, or use one of the "Give a Gift" links to purchase your Gift Membership today!