Become a Member!

Join our friendly community of Seacoast Science Center members and help advance conservation of our Blue Planet! Members enjoy great benefits, including discounts and member-only opportunities.

Membership is a gift that gives all year long!

Looking for the perfect gift for your friends or family? Give a year-long of unforgettable experiences and discovery to your friends and loved ones by purchasing a gift membership. You can choose to have the membership voucher sent to yourself so you can present it, or have the voucher sent directly to your friend or family member. When you pick your membership voucher up in person, you can also purchase items from our Nature Store so you can create a lovely membership gift basket!

Important update

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint, Seacoast Science Center is no longer sending physical membership cards. Instead, members will receive an email with their membership card embedded in it. At Odiorne Point State Park and Seacoast Science Center, one of the following will be accepted for proof of membership:

  1. Membership Card Email -or-
  2. Admission confirmation for that day/event -or-
  3. Physical membership card (available upon request)

All members enjoy:

  • Unlimited free admission to Seacoast Science Center and Odiorne Point State Park (main parking lot only; boat launch parking not included) for one year
  • Member-only hour, Saturdays, 9-10am, Memorial Day through Labor Day (Saturday, August 31)
  • 10% discount at the Nature Store
  • Reciprocal member benefits at other institutions (see below for current offers)
  • Subscription to our e-newsletter
  • Opportunity to rent facility for private functions at a discount
  • Early registration for summer camp
  • Free and discounted Seacoast Science Center programs and events
  • Reciprocal Nature Center visits at 120 locations across the country
  • Pride in knowing your membership dues support our mission

Membership Levels

Choose a membership level that best suits your needs and is most meaningful to you in terms of support. Membership levels indicate the number of guests, friends or family, of any age. 

2 Star Membership ($90)

Includes admission for 1 person named on the membership plus 1 guest.

6 Star Membership ($110)

Includes admission for 1 person named on the membership plus 5 guests.

8 Star Membership ($140)

Includes admission for 1 person named on the membership along with 7 others.

12 Star Membership ($200)

Includes admission for 1 person named on the membership along with 11 others.

Reciprocal Member Benefits

Association of Nature Center Administrators

SSC is an Association of Nature Center Administrators member, offering SSC members reciprocal admission to over 200 Nature Centers around the country. Click here to view and download a complete list of participating Nature Centers.

Children’s Museum of New Hampshire

We’ve partnered with the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire to offer reciprocal visit for members during the month of August 2024. Please check back for reservation details.

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

SSC has partnered with the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center to offer reciprocal visit for members during the month of December 2024. Please check back for reservation details.

Want to do more? Become a Giving Society Member!

Sea Steward and Ocean Ambassador Giving Society Members are dedicated advocates of ocean health, providing critical funding for ocean education while enjoying many great benefits.

Learn more about becoming a Giving Society Member.

Library Membership ($150)

Seacoast Science Center is proud to partner with regional libraries to provide discounted admission for their patrons. Library Membership allows a library to provide two passes per day for a 50% discount on admission for up to six guests each. Library Membership does not include the required Odiorne Point State Park admission fee.

Corporate Partnership

Supporting Seacoast Science Center is an ideal way to demonstrate your company’s commitment to a healthier future for our community. We will customize your partnership to best fit your company’s goals and budget, and offer value-added benefits and opportunities that are most meaningful to you and your employees.

Learn more about the benefits of becoming a Corporate Partner.


Visit our Membership FAQ page, contact our front desk at 603-436-8043, or email

Seacoast Science Center will be CLOSED today: Friday, April 5, 2024. Our utilities are currently down and need to get repaired before we are able to open for visitors. Thank you for your understanding. 

CLOSED today.

Seacoast Science Center is closed today due to inclement weather.