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 nearly 300 ASTC museums
DISCOUNTS ON
Admission to the Changing Exhibit Hall
Gift Membership purchases
ScienceShop purchases
Reflections Cafe' purchases
Acheson Planetarium tickets
Bat Program tickets
Additional guest tickets
Camps, lectures, birthday parties, special events, and more!

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
Galatic Pass - $125
  • 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!