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Annual Pass

As a National Geographic Museum Annual Pass holder, you enjoy free year-round admission to the museum. You also receive access to exhibition previews and events, special offers for National Geographic Live talks, as well as a subscription to a National Geographic magazine of your choice.

 

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When you become a National Geographic Museum Annual Pass Member, you support our nonprofit work in conservation, exploration, education, and cultural preservation. For more information about the National Geographic Museum Annual Pass call 202-857-7700 or email ngtickets@ngs.org, or read our FAQ below.

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Choose from one of four plans

Individual | $60
  • Unlimited free museum admission for one named adult for one year and two single-use museum guest passes
  • All-access print and digital subscription to National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic Traveler or National Geographic Kids for one year
  • Free entrance to 3D films and single-use 3D film guest passes
  • 10% discount at the Museum Store
  • Invitations to select exhibition previews and member-only events
  • Advance notice and special offers for select National Geographic Live programs


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Dual | $90
  • Unlimited free museum admission for two named adults for one year and two single-use museum guest passes
  • All-access print and digital subscription to National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic Traveler or National Geographic Kids for one year
  • Free entrance to 3D films and single-use 3D film guest passes
  • 10% discount at the Museum Store
  • Invitations to select exhibition previews and member-only events
  • Advance notice and special offers for select National Geographic Live programs


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Family | $125
  • Unlimited free museum admission for two named adults and up to three kids in the household for one year and two single-use museum guest passes
  • All-access print and digital subscription to National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic Traveler or National Geographic Kids for one year
  • Free entrance to 3D films and single-use 3D film guest passes
  • 10% discount at the Museum Store
  • Invitations to select exhibition previews and member-only events
  • Advance notice and special offers for select National Geographic Live programs


Join or Renew Today


Family Plus | $150
  • Unlimited free museum admission for two named adults and four kids or more in the household for one year and two single-use museum guest passes
  • All-access print and digital subscription to National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic Traveler or National Geographic Kids for one year
  • Free entrance to 3D films and single-use 3D film guest passes
  • 10% discount at the Museum Store
  • Invitations to select exhibition previews and member-only events
  • Advance notice and special offers for select National Geographic Live programs


Join or Renew Today

Did you know?

 

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of the proceeds from exhibitions and events goes back to the National Geographic Society’s nonprofit educational, conservation, and scientific work.
 


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How can I purchase an Annual Pass?

You can purchase an Annual Pass online, over the phone with our ticket office, or in person at the museum ticket desk. We recommend purchasing your Annual Pass in person so that a museum staff member can provide you with your welcome packet and all information about your membership.

How can I give an Annual Pass as a gift?

To give an Annual Pass as a gift, please purchase a gift certificate for the price of the Annual Pass you would like to gift. We ask that you do not purchase an Annual Pass for someone else.

How do I reserve tickets with my Annual Pass?

To reserve tickets for the National Geographic Museum, you can either call the ticket office at 202-857-7700 or visit the museum ticket desk. Unfortunately, we do not have a way for Annual Pass holders to reserve tickets online at this time.

To reserve tickets for Nat Geo Live and Nat Geo Nights events, you can purchase online, over the phone, or in person. Please select the Annual Pass holder price type when purchasing online.

Will I be able to get into the museum with my Annual Pass if I don't reserve ahead of time?

Annual Pass holders can always get tickets to the museum, even on weekends and holidays. On days we expect to be busy, we hold a number of tickets per hour for our Annual Pass holders.

I bought an Annual Pass. When can I expect to receive my magazine?

Annual Pass holders can expect to receive their first magazine 4-6 weeks after the date of purchase. If you do not receive a magazine after 8 weeks, please e-mail our ticket office at ngtickets@ngs.org or inform a museum staff member upon your next visit.

When does my Annual Pass expire?

Annual Passes expire 12 months from the date of purchase at the end of the month. For example, an Annual Pass purchased on June 14, 2017 would expire on June 30, 2018. To check if your Annual Pass is still active, please call our ticket office at 202-857-7700 or e-mail us at ngtickets@ngs.org.

How can I renew my Annual Pass?

To renew your Annual Pass, please call our ticket office at 202-857-7700 or visit our museum ticket desk.

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