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 $60 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 Discovery Circle 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:

  • Director's Society ($1000 or more)
  • Explorer ($300-$999)
  • Discovery Circle ($150-$299)
  • Family ($60-$149)
  • KU staff or student + family ($55)
  • Student ($15)

Join or renew today

  • Give online via credit card.
  • by phone: 785.864.4450
  • By mail by printing this page, filling it in, and mailing it to:
    Museum membership
    KU Natural HIstory Museum
    1345 Jayhawk Blvd
    Lawrence, KS 66045

Have questions? Contact us by phone at 785.864.4450 or by email.

KU students, staff and faculty

KU faculty, staff and students may add family members to obtain a full household membership for $55.