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By joining the Discovery Society, you have the opportunity to spark curiosity and inspire learning in explorers of all ages through the power of science. Your engagement makes you a leader in a community of lifelong learners. The deeper your engagement – the greater the impact.

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Discovery Society Contact

Learn how our education programs impact your community.

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Alyssa Blades
(615) 401-5067
giving@adventuresci.org

Benefits

As a patron of the Discovery Society, you will receive exclusive privileges as described below. It’s our way of thanking you for your generosity and leadership.

All Discovery Society levels include an annual Premium Household Membership (two (2) named adults and up to four (4) named children living in the same household, PLUS one (1) guest per visit).

Admission and Discounts

  • Free or discounted tickets to special exhibitions
  • Free tickets to the Sudekum Planetarium1
  • Complementary one (1) day individual Guest Passes (exhibits only) to give to friends, family or employees2
  • Early Access on select Saturday mornings
  • Free parking
  • 10% discount in the Gift Shop

Special Event Invitation

  • VIP receptions and events
  • Science Center Exhibition Previews
  • Science Center Annual Gala
  • Annual Discovery Society Reception

Unique Opportunities

  • Name recognition in Annual Report
  • Facility rental discount

Donate here»

Admission and Discounts

  • Free or discounted tickets to special exhibitions
  • Free tickets to the Sudekum Planetarium1
  • Complementary one (1) day individual Guest Passes (exhibits only) to give to friends, family or employees2
  • Early Access on select Saturday mornings
  • Free parking
  • 10% discount in the Gift Shop
  • Gift vouchers for complimentary Basic Household Membership

Special Event Invitation

  • VIP receptions and events
  • Science Center Exhibition Previews
  • Science Center Annual Gala
  • Annual Discovery Society Reception

Unique Opportunities

  • Name recognition in Annual Report
  • Facility rental discount
  • Premier guest services through your staff liaison

Donate here»

Admission and Discounts

  • Free or discounted tickets to special exhibitions
  • Free tickets to the Sudekum Planetarium1
  • Complementary one (1) day individual Guest Passes (exhibits only) to give to friends, family or employees2
  • Early Access on select Saturday mornings
  • Free parking
  • 10% discount in the Gift Shop
  • Gift vouchers for complimentary Basic Household Membership

Special Event Invitation

  • VIP receptions and events
  • Science Center Exhibition Previews
  • Science Center Annual Gala
  • Annual Discovery Society Reception

Unique Opportunities

  • Name recognition in Annual Report
  • Facility rental discount
  • Premier guest services through your staff liaison
  • Architectural Tour of the Sudekum Planetarium and Space Chase exhibit for up to 10 people
  • Cameo in a live Sci-Bites presentation

Donate here»

Admission and Discounts

  • Free or discounted tickets to special exhibitions
  • Free tickets to the Sudekum Planetarium1
  • Complementary one (1) day individual Guest Passes (exhibits only) to give to friends, family or employees2
  • Early Access on select Saturday mornings
  • Free parking
  • 10% discount in the Gift Shop
  • Gift vouchers for complimentary Basic Household Membership

Special Event Invitation

  • VIP receptions and events
  • Science Center Exhibition Previews
  • Science Center Annual Gala
  • Annual Discovery Society Reception

Unique Opportunities

  • Name recognition in Annual Report
  • Facility rental discount
  • Premier guest services through your staff liaison
  • Architectural Tour of the Sudekum Planetarium and Space Chase exhibit for up to 10 people
  • Cameo in a live Sci-Bites presentation
  • Exhibit Naming Opportunity
  • Private show screening in the Sudekum Planetarium for up to 150 guests

Donate here»

Caregiver Add-On:
$25 – Allows one unnamed adult to accompany your child(ren) under your membership when you aren’t present. Please see Caregiver Policy»

1 Free planetarium tickets, per visit day, are limited to the number of people admitted on your membership card. Not valid for after-hour screenings.
2 Guest Tickets expire at the end of each membership term and may not be carried over with subsequent renewals.

Donor Level Tax Deductible Amount
Galileo Donor Circle $723
DaVinci Donor Circle $2,097
Curie Donor Circle $4,571
Einstein Donor Circle $8,691

Please contact our Development Office with any questions at giving@adventuresci.org or (615) 401-5067.