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Become a Virginia Living Museum Member Today

All Members Save!

  • FREE unlimited Museum admission for an entire year!
  • FREE day-time planetarium shows, as well as discounted evening shows.
  • Savings on special events, plus early access to changing exhibits and new museum exhibits.
  • Stay up-to-date with our member e-newsletter.
  • 10% discount on purchases at the Wild Things Museum Store.
  • Special member pricing for Birthday Parties.
  • Members may receive free general admission to over 360 science centers and museums worldwide through the ASTC  Travel Passport Program benefit (not valid within 90 miles of the VLM). Please note: restrictions may apply.
  • Members receive a 50% discount off regular admission to North Carolina Aquariums (covers 2 adults and 2 children on the membership).
  • Members receive discounted admission to select AZA zoos and aquariums nationwide.
  • Personalized digital membership card.
  • Spring Break & Summer Camps and Homeschool Day Programs (discount varies by program).

TIP: If you aren’t sure about purchasing a membership, just pay for your daily admission. Then, if you decide you would like unlimited visits, our Admission Desk staff will apply your immediate household’s admission fee to a one year or two year membership! Offer good that day of visit/purchase only.

Please note that memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable. Please present ID and digital membership card at Admission Desk each time you visit.

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It’s easy to join by phone, mail or online.
Call 757-534-7480 to join by phone.

Gifts of $250 or more support the Museum’s mission and provide a complimentary family with guests membership. Corporate Partnerships are also welcome. Please contact the Advancement Department at 757-534-7408 for additional information.