Why? The Gift of Membership!

Last year, we used Christmas gift money to purchase memberships to several of our favorite Cleveland attractions. Memberships are a great way to not only save money, but gain special access to events and more.

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So, in case you’re in the market for a holiday gift that lasts all year, here are some of our favorites:

Cleveland Botanical Garden

What you get (at any level):

  • Free general admission to the Cleveland Botanical Garden
  • Reciprocal admission to the Holden Arboretum
  • Discounts on admission to Western Reserve Historical Society and Cleveland Museum of Natural History
  • Invitations to special events
  • 10% discount at the Garden Store and Tree House Store
  • Borrowing privileges in the Eleanor Squire Library
  • Members magazine and e-newsletter

How to purchase a gift membership: Click here

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

What you get (at any level):

  • Free admission to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, including The Rain Forest
  • 10% discount at Zoo shops
  • Discounted admission at more than 130 zoos nationwide
  • Higher levels of membership include invitations to special events and free guest admission
  • Members magazine

How to purchase a gift membership: Click here

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

What you get (at any level):

  • Free general admission and planetarium tickets
  • Free admission to Association of Science and Technology Center Museums
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Members magazine
  • Guest passes (number varies)
  • Parking passes (number varies) and discounted parking once parking passes are used
  • Discounts at Museum store, Museum rental, and gift memberships

How to purchase a gift membership: Click here

Lake Metroparks Farmpark

What you get (at any level):

  • Free general admission
  • Discounts on Parks Plus programs led by Farmpark staff
  • 10% discount at the gift shop
  • Priority access to Vintage Ohio, Halloween Hayrides, and Country Lights tickets
  • 10% discount on birthday parties
  • 50% discount on children’s wagon rentals
  • Member magazine

How to purchase a gift membership: Click here

Greater Cleveland Aquarium

What you get (at any level):

  • Free general admission
  • Free parking
  • $5 discount on guest admission
  • Express entry
  • Invitations to and discounts on special events
  • 10% discount at the gift shop
  • 10% discount at the Nautica Queen
  • 20% discount at the Nautica Cafe

How to purchase a gift membership: Click here

These are the current memberships we have and love! I think they make great gift ideas, but I’m always open to new suggestions, too. What memberships do you have and love?

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3 Responses

  1. Susan Allen

    Hi Jen – love your blogs! how do we get you involved with Great Lakes Science Center? Sue

    Sue Allen
    Vice President
    Marketing, Communications & Sales
    (216)696-3823 office
    (216)645-4468 mobile
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