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Member Information

A New Look for Your Member Pass
Membership Packages
Policy Information
Welcome to New Members
Membership Benefits
Membership FAQ

A new look for your Member Pass

Members get great convenient features with the new Member Pass! Just bring your new Pass with you to redeem your benefit Guest Passes – they get loaded directly onto your Pass! Plus, your discounts for the food court, gift shops, OMNIMAX® tickets and special exhibits all get validated with your Pass. Coming soon: WOW Bucks – money you can conveniently load onto your Pass from home. Then the babysitter, grandpa or the kids can use it for food, OMNIMAX® or gift shop purchases. Questions? Stop by Member Services to pick up your new cards during your next visit. Click here to learn more about all of our Membership packages.

Membership packages

Which Member Pass is best for you and your family? Click here to view membership benefits for all levels.

Individual Member Pass: $55
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Dual Member Pass: $95
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Family Member Pass: $130
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Family Premium Member Pass: $160
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Bronze Annual Fund Club ($250-$499)
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Silver Annual Fund Club ($500-$749)
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Gold Annual Fund Club ($750-$999)
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Policy Information

List Trades
As part of our ongoing efforts to acquire new Members, we occasionally share home addresses of Members in exchange for addresses of Members of similar nonprofit organizations. If you prefer your information not be shared, please email us at We do not exchange phone or email information.

Tax Deductibility
The IRS has issued guidelines affecting the tax deductibility of museum memberships. Consult your tax professional or financial advisor for more information.

You may be able to deduct the portion of your membership dues that exceeds the value of goods and services provided. A good faith estimate of these goods and services is:

Individual Member Pass: $25
Dual Member Pass: $25
Family Member Pass: $25
Family Premium Member Pass: $50
Concourse Club: $145
Whispering Fountains Club: $225

We participate in several reciprocal networks. Member admission and discounts vary, so it is strongly advised to contact the destination location before visiting for full details about their participation in the network. Reciprocal network participation is subject to change without notice and we are not responsible for such changes.

Member Pass Eligibility
Member Passes represent one household; Members from separate households must obtain separate memberships. Family Member Passes include children or grandchildren age 17 and under; adult children or grandchildren are not included. Member Passes cannot be issued to anyone under the age of 18. Member Passes cannot be refunded, exchanged or transferred. Member Passes exclude school field trips and any other ticketed organized group visits. Member Passes are not for companies, organizations or other groups; please contact Group Sales at (513) 287-7000 for information about group visits. We reserve the right to cancel membership privileges if a membership does not meet the eligibility guidelines. In such case, no refund will be issued.

Special Offers & Benefits
Any special offers for Member Passes cannot be combined and are valid only during dates of promotion. Member Pass benefits, prices and policies are subject to change without notice. Member must be present with guest in order to receive a guest ticket discount or use the guest/caregiver benefit. We reserves the right to cancel Member Pass privileges if these benefits are misused. In such cases, no refund will be issued.

Educator Discount - Click here to download the Educator Discount Membership Form!
This offer is not valid in combination with any other discount, coupon or special offer. Proof of educator status must be presented at time of purchase; discount cannot be applied to previously purchased Member Passes. Educator refers to those who teach a licensed state curriculum, pre-K through university, or who home school. Member Pass and discount are valid only for the educator’s household and not valid for classroom, daycare, tutoring or supplemental educational programs, support staff or group use. Educator discount cannot be applied to Member Passes given as gifts to other households.

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Join or Renew

Join or renew in five easy ways:

1. Online
2. Visit Member Services
3. By phone: (513) 287-7041
4. By mail: send enrollment form and payment to Member Services, 1301 Western Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45203
5. By fax: send enrollment form and payment to (513) 287-7002


Member Services Office

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Phone: (513) 287-7041