Member Events

In addition to free general admission to theNAT, members also receive a number of other benefits, including guest passes, discounts on public and family programs, and unlimited access to our 3D films.


New Library Exhibition Opening

August 19, 2016

See the complete transformation of our 7,300 square foot Research Library, which includes our newest exhibition, Extraordinary Ideas from Ordinary People: A History of Citizen Science. Members are invited to a special preview of this transformed gallery space before it opens to the public. Official invitation will be sent to members via email.


142nd Annual Meeting of the Society

October 7, 2016

Go behind the scenes at the Museum and enjoy a night of family fun! Roam our hidden collections, chat with our researchers and curators, and get a sneak preview of our newest special exhibition, Animals: Machines in Motion, before it opens to the public.* Explore how every living thing–from insects to humans–is a machine built to survive, move, and discover. 

*There is an additional cost for this exhibition.