As a Friend of the KU Natural History Museum, you can open doors to museums worldwide while supporting our public science events, exhibits, education and research.

Museum visitors

For as little as $40 for a household membership, you receive:

  • Free family admission to the KU Natural History Museum
  • Free or reduced admission to more than 300 museums and science centers
  • A 10 percent discount on museum summer camps
  • A 10 percent discount at Fossilogics, the museum’s gift shop
  • Advance notification of upcoming programs

If you join at the patron level or above, you will enjoy these benefits plus receive invitations to special events. You’ll also have the opportunity to go behind the scenes to learn about our collections of birds, insects, amphibians, archaeological materials and more.

And remember, museum memberships make great gifts.

Membership levels

  • Curators’ Circle ($300 or more)
  • Contributor ($150)
  • Patron ($75)
  • Household ($40)
  • KU staff and student household ($35)
  • Individual ($30)

Join or renew today

Have questions? Contact us by phone at 785.864.2344 or by email.

KU students, staff and faculty

Individual KU faculty, staff and student memberships are free. You may add family members to obtain a full household membership for $35.