Reward Curiosity. Become A Member.

We believe that nature is the biggest exhibition of all, and at the San Diego Natural History Museum, you can explore all that makes this region special.

Become a member today for a full year of discovery, and connect with a community of passionate science enthusiasts while enjoying access to outstanding exhibitions and programs. For more than 140 years, we have been the storytellers of this incredibly diverse region we call home, and our members have been essential to that story every step of the way.

Join us to support regional scientific research and conservation and to experience a full year exploration at The Nat.

Join, renew, or give the gift of membership and visit The Nat all year long.


Become a member and experience something new every time you visit, from docent-led fossil encounters to live animal demonstrations. Members get free general admission, guest passes, invitations to member-exclusive events, and more.

Member Services

A resource for everything membership-related at The Nat. Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about membership. More.

Field Notes

Field Notes is an electronic magazine designed exclusively for members and donors of the Museum and is published three times a year. Read the latest issue.

Member Events

Membership is more than just free general admission. From exclusive members-only events to exhibition previews and discounts on special programs, members get special access and insight to all of the exciting things happening at The Nat. More.