The Value of Membership

Established in 1979, Friends of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is a private, nonprofit group whose sole purpose is to benefit the Museum's educational programs, exhibits and research through membership, fundraising and advocacy. Help bring the wonders of the Museum to life through your show of support.

For questions regarding membership, please contact our membership department at 919.707.9959,

Membership Levels and Benefits

Become a part of the fun that awaits when you join the Museum. Learn more about the many benefits of membership by clicking on a link below. Then join or renew with our online membership application.

Note: Friends of the Museum members will first need to Register to create an account. Then, once you have created an account, you must Sign in to receive automatic member discounts and for easy membership renewal.

Save $10 or more when you purchase a two-year membership!

Sales tax (mandated by law) is now included in the cost of membership.

Corporate memberships start at $1,000. For more information about our corporate membership program, contact the development office at