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 it’s Additions.



  • Base Membership
  • $
  • Unlimited Free Admission
    for 2 Adults and 2 Children
  • Access to Member-Only hours
  • Priority notice and 10% discount on upcoming camps, programs, and birthday parties
  • 2 One-Time Guest Passes
  • Member Add-on
  • $
  • ASTC and ACM Reciprocity
  • $
  • 50% off Admission to Association of
    Children’s Museums (ACM) facilities [info]
Membership Add-Ons

You may add any family members or caregivers 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.  Learn more.

Membership Guidelines

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“.