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Become a Member

We invite your family to become an Annual Member of the Children’s Science Center Lab and to be a part of our community of support that is dedicated to creating a world-class Children’s Science Museum in our region. Membership gives your family an entire year of unlimited access to fun, hands-on and educational activities focusing on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

To become a Member or renew your Membership, select Base Membership below, stop by the Children’s Science Center Lab, call (703) 648-3130, or email us. Please review our Membership Policies before selecting a Base Membership and the Additions.

If you are already a valued member of the Children's Science Center Lab, your membership has been extended for as long as the Lab remains closed. Please look for your membership newsletter for upcoming online programs for Members Only! If you do not receive the Member News, please check your junk folder and then contact us at

Membership Policies

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Membership Information

Base Membership

$160 Annually

> Unlimited Free Admission
> Access to Member-Only
> Priority notice and 10% discount on upcoming camps, programs, and more.
> 2 One-Time Guests Passes


Member Add-On

$30 Annually

Add on another child or adult! Alladditional children and adults must beliving in the same household with theexception of grandparents.


Member Add-On

$30 Annually

50% off Admission to Association ofChildren's Museums (ACM) facilitiesFree Admission to ASTC TechnologyCenters 90+ miles away from your


base membership



Unlimited Free Admission

Access to Member-Only Events

Priority notice and 10% discount on upcoming camps, programs, and more.

2 One-Time Guest Passes


member add-on



Add on another child or adult! All additional children and adults must be living in the same household with the exception of grandparents.





50% off Admission to Association of Children's Museums (ACM) facilities.

Free Admission to ASTC Technology Centers 90+ miles away from your home and your home museum.

Association of Childrens Museums

Membership Add-Ons

You may add any family members or care givers to your Membership at any time for $30 each. If you wish to add family members after your initial Membership purchase, please contact us.

Reciprocity Add-On

Take advantage of the incredible savings of our ASTC/ACM reciprocity add-on!  Visit hundreds of museums around the US and globe for free or reduced admission.

More Information

Memberships are valid for the named adult(s) and are non-transferable. Photo ID is required to match our records at check-in. Guests of members may be unaccompanied but must have Guest Passes to enter. Member children are ages 2-17. Membership begins on the date of purchase and is valid for free general admission entry to the Lab for one full year from date of purchase. Membership fees may not be applied toward group visits, field trips, birthday parties, or special programs such as workshops, classes, or camps. However, Member discounts do apply.*ASTC reciprocal privileges can be used at museums that are greater than 90 miles from both your home and our Fair Oaks Mall Lab “as the crow flies“.