Join a Community of Supporters

Your support makes a difference. Annual gifts from individuals fund exhibits and programs that inspire the next generation of innovators – the kids who will one day cure diseases, discover distant planets, create life-changing technologies, and lead us to a better tomorrow.

We celebrate the Luminary Society members who help bring our mission to life. Join us.

Luminary Society Benefits

In addition to all core membership benefits, Luminary Society members enjoy:

  • Dedicated Patron Line: We're here to answer your questions, help you plan your visit, or assist you with special arrangements.
  • Premium Access and Special Events: You and your family are invited to special programs, insider activities, and exhibit previews.
  • Donor Recognition: Your generosity will be recognized on our Donor Wall, in the Annual Gala Program and on our website.
  • So Much More: Explore detailed benefits offered at each level.

Patron’s Circle ($1,000 – $2,499)

Enjoy exclusive privileges and activities, including:

  • Dedicated Patron line to help you plan your visit
  • Invitation to explore our programs at a STEM Education Morning
  • Recognition on LSC’s Donor Wall, in the Annual Gala Program, and on our website

In addition to the following core benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission for up to 10 people to Liberty Science Center
  • 10 single-use pass for planetarium/film/laser shows
  • Insider events (special programs and talks)
  • Four free admission guest passes to share with friends
  • Invitations to Member Nights and Member Mornings
  • Discounts on premium exhibitions, theater tickets, and LSC After Dark (21+ events)
  • Invitations to Family Camp-ins, Weekend Series and Maker Labs, with Member pricing
  • Invitation to a film preview
  • 10% discount in the Store, with 20% during seasonal Member Days
  • 10% discount at the café and discounts at select area restaurants
  • Early registration and discounts to LSC’s Science Camp
  • Discounts on birthday party packages
  • Free admission to more than 360 science and technology centers worldwide
  • Monthly member e-newsletter


Leadership Circle ($2,500 – $4,999)

Enjoy exclusive privileges and activities, including:

  • Dedicated Patron line to help you plan your visit
  • Invitation to explore our programs at a STEM Education Morning
  • Recognition on LSC’s Donor Wall, in the Annual Gala Program, and on our website
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the Science Center
  • Invitation to exhibit preview events

In addition to the following core benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission for up to 10 people to Liberty Science Center
  • 10 single-use pass for planetarium/film/laser shows
  • Insider events (special programs and talks)
  • Four single-use guest passes to share with friends
  • Invitations to Member Nights and Member Mornings
  • Invitation to a film preview
  • Discounts on premium exhibitions, theater tickets, and LSC After Dark (21+ events)
  • Invitations to Family Camp-ins, Weekend Series and Maker Labs, with Member pricing
  • 10% discount in the Store, with 20% during seasonal Member Days
  • 10% discount at the café and discounts at select area restaurants
  • Early registration and discounts to LSC’s Science Camp
  • Discounts on birthday party packages
  • Free admission to more than 360 science and technology centers worldwide
  • Monthly member e-newsletter


President's Circle ($5,000 – $9,999)

Enjoy exclusive privileges and activities, including:

  • Dedicated Patron line to help you plan your visit
  • Invitation to explore our programs at a STEM Education Morning
  • Recognition on LSC’s Donor Wall, in the Annual Gala Program, and on our website
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the Science Center
  • Invitation to exhibit preview events
  • Preview talk on upcoming projects and programs

In addition to the following core benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission for up to 10 people to Liberty Science Center
  • 10 single-use pass for planetarium/film/laser shows
  • Insider events (special programs and talks)
  • Four single-use guest passes to share with friends
  • Invitations to Member Nights and Member Mornings
  • Invitation to a film preview
  • Discounts on premium exhibitions, theater tickets, and LSC After Dark (21+ events)
  • Invitations to Family Camp-ins, Weekend Series and Maker Labs, with Member pricing
  • 10% discount in the Store, with 20% during seasonal Member Days
  • 10% discount at the café and discounts at select area restaurants
  • Early registration and discounts to LSC’s Science Camp
  • Discounts on birthday party packages
  • Free admission to more than 360 science and technology centers worldwide
  • Monthly member e-newsletter


Chairman’s Circle ($10,000 – $24,999)

Enjoy exclusive privileges and activities, including:

  • Dedicated Patron line to help you plan your visit
  • Invitation to explore our programs at a STEM Education Morning
  • Recognition on LSC’s Donor Wall, in the Annual Gala Program, and on our website
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the Science Center
  • Invitation to exhibit preview events
  • Preview talk on upcoming programs and projects
  • Annual event with Paul Hoffman, the President & CEO of LSC
  • 10% discount on facility rentals for private events, subject to availability (amenities available for a fee)

In addition to the following core benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission for up to 10 people to Liberty Science Center
  • 10 single-use pass for planetarium/film/laser shows
  • Insider events (special programs and talks)
  • Four single-use guest passes to share with friends
  • Invitations to Member Nights and Member Mornings
  • Invitation to a film preview
  • Discounts on premium exhibitions, theater tickets, and LSC After Dark (21+ events)
  • Invitations to Family Camp-ins, Weekend Series and Maker Labs, with Member pricing
  • 10% discount in the Store, with 20% during seasonal Member Days
  • 10% discount at the café and discounts at select area restaurants
  • Early registration and discounts to LSC’s Science Camp
  • Discounts on birthday party packages
  • Free admission to more than 360 science and technology centers worldwide
  • Monthly member e-newsletter


Founder’s Circle ($25,000 – $49,999)

Enjoy exclusive privileges and activities, including:

  • Dedicated Patron line to help you plan your visit
  • Invitation to explore our programs at a STEM Education Morning
  • Recognition on LSC’s Donor Wall, in the Annual Gala Program, and on our website
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the Science Center
  • Invitation to exhibit preview events
  • Annual event with Paul Hoffman, the President & CEO of LSC
  • Preview talk on upcoming programs and projects
  • 10% discount on facility rentals for private events, subject to availability (amenities available for a fee)
  • Customizable Museum tour for you and up to ten guests
  • Invitation to the annual Trustee Reception

In addition to the following core benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission for up to 10 people to Liberty Science Center
  • 10 single-use pass for planetarium/film/laser shows
  • Insider events (special programs and talks)
  • Invitation to a film preview
  • Four single-use guest passes to share with friends
  • Invitations to Member Nights and Member Mornings
  • Discounts on premium exhibitions, theater tickets, and LSC After Dark (21+ events)
  • Invitations to Family Camp-ins, Weekend Series and Maker Labs, with Member pricing
  • 10% discount in the Store, with 20% during seasonal Member Days
  • 10% discount at the café and discounts at select area restaurants
  • Early registration and discounts to LSC’s Science Camp
  • Discounts on birthday party packages
  • Free admission to more than 360 science and technology centers worldwide
  • Monthly member e-newsletter


Benefactor’s Circle ($50,000 – $99,999)

Enjoy exclusive privileges and activities, including:

  • Dedicated Patron line to help you plan your visit
  • Invitation to explore our programs at a STEM Education Morning
  • Recognition on LSC’s Donor Wall, in the Annual Gala Program, and on our website
  • Naming as sponsor of Classroom Field Trips to Liberty Science Center
  • Customizable Museum tour for you and up to ten guests
  • Invitation to the annual Trustee Reception
  • Invitation to exhibit preview events
  • Annual event with Paul Hoffman, the President & CEO of LSC
  • Preview talk on upcoming programs and projects
  • 10% discount on facility rentals for private events, subject to availability (amenities available for a fee)
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the Science Center

In addition to the following core benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission for up to 10 people to Liberty Science Center
  • 10 single-use pass for planetarium/film/laser shows
  • Insider events (special programs and talks)
  • Invitation to a film preview
  • Four single-use guest passes to share with friends
  • Invitations to Member Nights and Member Mornings
  • Discounts on premium exhibitions, theater tickets, and LSC After Dark (21+ events)
  • Invitations to Family Camp-ins, Weekend Series and Maker Labs, with Member pricing
  • 10% discount in the Store, with 20% during seasonal Member Days
  • 10% discount at the café and discounts at select area restaurants
  • Early registration and discounts to LSC’s Science Camp
  • Discounts on birthday party packages
  • Free admission to more than 360 science and technology centers worldwide
  • Monthly member e-newsletter


Principal Benefactor’s Circle ($100,000 and above)

Enjoy exclusive privileges and activities, including:

  • Premium benefits tailored to your interests
  • Naming as sponsor of Classroom Field Trips to Liberty Science Center
  • Customizable Museum tour for you and up to ten guests
  • Invitation to the annual Trustee Reception
  • Preview talk on upcoming programs and projects
  • 10% discount on facility rentals for private events, subject to availability (amenities available for a fee)
  • Invitation to annual event with Paul Hoffman, the President & CEO of LSC
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the Science Center
  • Invitation to exhibit preview events
  • Invitation to explore our programs at a STEM Education morning
  • Recognition on LSC’s Donor Wall, in the Annual Gala Program, and on our website

In addition to the following core benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission for up to 10 people to Liberty Science Center
  • 10 single-use pass for planetarium/film/laser shows
  • Insider events (special programs and talks)
  • Invitation to a film preview
  • Four single-use guest passes to share with friends
  • Invitations to Member Nights and Member Mornings
  • Discounts on premium exhibitions, theater tickets, and LSC After Dark (21+ events)
  • Invitations to Family Camp-ins, Weekend Series and Maker Labs, with Member pricing
  • 10% discount in the Store, with 20% during seasonal Member Days
  • 10% discount at the café and discounts at select area restaurants
  • Early registration and discounts to LSC’s Science Camp
  • Discounts on birthday party packages
  • Free admission to more than 360 science and technology centers worldwide
  • Monthly member e-newsletter


Lifetime Donor ($500,000 and above during a lifetime)

An individual who contributes $500,000 or more to Liberty Science Center over time will be recognized as a “Lifetime Donor” on the Center’s Donor Wall and in Annual Gala program.


Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. For more information about the Luminary Society, please contact lhayward@lsc.org or 201.253.1327.