Giving the Gift of Membership (Individual & Duo)

Give the Gift of Membership!

Giving the gift of Membership is a great way to grant an entire year of family fun and educational adventure to someone special! The Dayton Society of Natural History has Membership levels that accommodate everyone, from individuals to families of eight and more!

Not sure which level of Membership you wish to gift? Learn more about our Membership levels here.

If you wish to purchase a Membership at the Family Level and above please click here.

To inquire about supplementing your Gift Membership with additional Add-Ons (at the Family Level and above), please call 937.275.7431 x 152 or email

Due to USPS delivery predictions, memberships purchased will not arrive in time for Christmas.


Choose Your Membership


Member Information (Individual Memberships Only)

Please provide the following information for the named individuals on the Gift Membership. Note that each child on the membership should be familial and the express responsibility of the named adult on the Membership.


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Mailing Preference

Your Mailing Information

Please provide an accurate email address, as your confirmation will be sent via email.


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Billing Information



Terms & Conditions

Please Note: A Dayton Society of Natural History Membership is non refundable and non-transferable. Benefits, including reciprocal benefits, may change at any time. Institutions both in the state of Ohio and in the United States reserve the right to change their reciprocal benefits at any time, including enforcement of the 90 mile rule.

Membership is active for one full year from the date of purchase and is valid only for those persons named on the card. Fees and benefits are subject to change without notice.

For your safety and protection, you must present a photo ID along with your membership card to enter the Boonshoft Museum, SunWatch and Fort Ancient, and the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery Springfield.

Member Benefits do not apply to free admission for special events, though our Members often receive special discounts on many of our Museum events. Additionally, Museum Membership is for for the exclusive use of a single household as designated on the Membership Card.

The Dayton Society of Natural History is a 501 (c) (3) organization. Your membership is tax deductible within limits permitted by law. According to IRS regulations for those individuals itemizing their returns, proof of donation is required through canceled checks, credit card receipts or electronic statements. If these verification methods are not available to you, please contact our Membership Department to request a letter confirming your gift. 937–275–7431 ext 152, or