Museum Membership

Become an Idaho Museum of Natural History Member

To purchase a membership click HERE! Or come into the museum during gallery hours to purchase in-person.


Support the IMNH through the museum’s membership program.

Benefits of Membership

As a member of the Idaho Museum of Natural History, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Free admission to the Idaho Museum of Natural History – excludes special events such as Muggle Magic, Museum Magic, Science Trek, IMNH After Dark, and other special events.
  • 10% discount on all purchases at the Museum Store.
  • 10% discount on Museum education classes.
  • Invitations to exclusive members’ events and exhibit openings.
  • Receive our weekly e-newsletter.

Special Discounts

Multi-Year Discount Offers:

  • 10% off a 2-year membership
  • 15% off a 3-year membership

Bring-a-Member Special Offer:

  • 5% off your next renewal for each NEW paid membership (limited to 3 for a total discount of 15%)

Membership Categories

Individual $35 per year

One (1) named adult

One (1) one-day guest pass

Individual Plus/Couple $45 per year

One (1) named adult plus one (1) guest each visit or two (2) named adults

One (1) one-day guest pass

Single Parent $45 per year

One (1) named adult and up to six (6) of his/her dependent children**

One (1) one-day guest pass 

Grandparents* $45 per year

Two (2) grandparents living in the same household and up to six (6) of their grandchildren**

One (1) one-day guest pass

Family* $55 per year

Two (2) named adults living in the same household and up to six (6) of their dependent children**

One (1) one-day guest pass

Sustaining Memberships

Collection Manager $200 per year

All Family Membership Benefits

Tuition for two (2) children** to attend one (1) IMNH summer class

One (1) behind-the-scenes tour with a collection manager for up to ten (10) people. Choose from Anthropology, Paleontology, Biology, and 3D Scanning.

Curator $500

All Collection Manager Membership Benefits

Two (2) children’s** tickets to one (1) special event: Muggle Magic, Museum Magic, or Science Trek

Director $1000 per year

All Sustaining Membership benefits

A personal invitation to a meet and greet and luncheon with the Museum Director.+


* Additional dependent children/grandchildren may be added for an additional $5 each.

** Under the age of 18

+ Limited to those listed on the membership card


  • Your donations may be tax deductible. Please consult your tax preparer for details.
  • All adult members must present membership card AND a photo ID upon admission to the Museum (both adults on same membership must show ID).
  • Children may not use their parents’ membership cards unless they have a photo ID and are age 12 or older.
  • Membership cards are non-transferrable. Misuse of card may forfeit the membership.
  • Replacement cards are $5 each. Membership good for one year after purchase.