Join, Renew or Buy a Gift Membership

With a Discovery Center membership, your family will enjoy a year of fun, interactive, and affordable educational exploration. Your membership also helps Discovery Center provide exhibits and educational programs for families, children, students, and teachers; your membership is an investment that could inspire ideas that could change the world someday. 

Memberships Levels

Package Number of Members Price
Basic 2 named members $50.00
Family 4 named members $75.00
Grandparent 1-2 grandparents and any grandchild; 4 total people per visit $75.00
Family 2 6 named members $95.00
Plus 1 Bring any 1 guest per visit $20.00

Places to Purchase a Membership 

  • Online: Click here to purchase your membership or a gift membership for someone. If you are purchasing a Christmas Gift Membership please note: You must purchase this gift by Monday, December 15th, 2017 at 3:00pm to guarantee the membership to get in homes by mail.  After December 19th you can purchase a gift certificate or temporary membership letter at Guest Services for the holidays.  
  • On-Site: Stop by DCS to purchase your membership at Guest Services.
  • Phone: Call us at 417-862-9910 to purchase your membership or gift a membership to someone else.

As a Member You Will Receive...

  • Unlimited FREE admission to Discovery Center for 1 year
  • ASTC reciprocal admission to over 300 museums worldwide
  • Discounted Tickets for HighWire Bike
  • 2 one-time FREE HighWire Bike passes
  • 2 one-time FREE admission passes
  • Invitations to Discovery Center openings, exhibit previews, and special events
  • Imagine newsletter (quarterly) with an advance schedule of workshops and events
  • Discounts on workshops, birthday parties, and event rentals

Membership admission cannot be used in conjunction with field trips, birthday parties, rentals or certain special events.  Annual membership fees per household are not transferable.