Member Events

In addition to free general admission to theNAT, members also receive a number of other benefits, including guest passes, discounts on public and family programs, and unlimited access to our 3D films.

Not a member? Join at the Admissions Desk or at to receive exclusive benefits like free general admission, discounted tickets to lectures and special exhibitions, behind-the-scenes opportunities, and much more.

Member Events | Come See What’s In Our Drawers
Annual Meeting and Opening of Unshelved: Cool Stuff from Storage
Thursday, November 16, 2017 5 PM

Join us for an exclusive members-only evening and get lost in our collections! Meet Museum curators and go behind-the-scenes. Experience the diversity, beauty, and weirdness of nature with the debut of our newest exhibition, Unshelved: Cool Stuff from Storage. See for yourself what makes The Nat a place of curiosity and discovery.

143rd Annual Meeting of the Society
Thursday, November 16; 5-8PM

5 PM                      Doors open

5:30-6 PM           Annual business meeting

6-8 PM                 Open house and natural history scavenger hunt Unshelved preview

Members can register online or by calling 619.255.0285. Your member ID can be found on your membership card and is required to register. Please RSVP by November 10.