Charter Family Membership
2 Named Adults and 3 Children

- *When the "Print at Home" box is checked, it means you will receive your ticket(s) electronically and can print them yourself.
$ 185.00


Online Purchases:

When purchasing a Charter Family Membership online, you will be asked for the name and contact information for the primary named adult on the Membership. You can add the second named adult at your first visit to the Cook Museum when you collect your Membership cards or by contacting the Membership department.

Member Benefits:

  • Members get unlimited free general admission for a year with the redemption of free timed-entry tickets. (The number of free tickets permitted per day is determined by your Membership level.)
  • 25% Discount for all additional general admission timed-entry tickets for guests 
  • 10% Discount at Nature’s Table 
  • 10% Discount at Museum Store
  • Email updates about new exhibits, animals, programs, and more
  • Invitations to exclusive Member-only opportunities
  • One-time commemorative gift set for Charter Members; one set per Membership, not based on number of adult Members

More Information

  • For Membership, 15 years old or older is considered an "Adult." 
  • For Membership, 3-14 years old is considered a "Child." 
  • 2 & Under do not need to be covered by the Membership total as they are free, but they will still need a timed-entry ticket to visit.
  • Membership cards will be provided for each named adult on the Membership. Starting in June 2019, Membership cards will be available for pick up on your first visit to the Museum. When you come to collect your cards, you will be given your Charter Membership commemorative gift set.
  • You can access timed-entry tickets online before you receive your cards, using the account lookup button.
  • Memberships are valid for one year, but Charter Memberships purchased in May 2019 will expire on June 30, 2020.
  • A Membership pays for itself in just 2 to 3 visits!

If you have questions about which Membership level is right for you or if your question is not answered on the FAQs page, contact us at or 256-351-4515.

Membership Policy

  • Memberships are non-refundable, non-transferable, and valid only for the adult(s) listed on the Membership.  
  • There is a $5 replacement fee for lost or stolen cards.
  • Memberships cannot be used for group visits.
  • One named adult must be present at the time of admission for all Membership levels.
  • The Cook Museum of Natural Science reserves the right to change its benefits structure at any time.

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