How to Join

There are five categories of ASTC membership.  Click the links below to learn more about your benefits.

Science Center/Museum
  • Includes nonprofit science centers or museums, nature centers, aquariums, planetariums, zoos, botanical gardens, space theaters, natural history museums, and children’s museums that share an interest in inquiry-based learning and participatory science education.
Sustaining
  • Includes companies that offer products and services to the science center community.
Independent Contractor/Consultant
  • Includes offices of one that offer products and services to the science center community.
Nonprofit Organization
  • Includes nonprofit organizations or institutions with an interest in informal science education.
Governing Member
  • Includes science center/museum members interested in deeper engagement with ASTC and becoming a leader in the field.