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Your support is vital to preserve and protect our region

We’ve reopened our doors, but admissions are only a part of what supports our work in conservation and environmental education. We rely on your contributions to study, share, preserve, and protect our region’s ecosystems.

Your support keeps our scientists in the field working to study and conserve wildlife, inspires our educators to create online and in-Museum resources, and helps our exhibition team plan and build exciting new spaces in the Museum.

You can make a difference in the future of our region—and every little bit helps.

There are many ways to support The Nat. Choose the option that works best for you: become a member, renew your existing membership, or simply make a gift to support the Museum.

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Ways to Give

Giving to The Nat is easy and tax-deductible. More.


We believe that nature is the biggest exhibition of all, and with the San Diego Natural History Museum, you can explore all that makes this region special. More.

Leadership Circles

Members receive the basic benefits of membership and also exclusive privileges and opportunities. More.

Planned Giving

You can help us fulfill our mission as a steward of our region’s natural environment by making the commitment of a future gift from your estate. More.

Corporate Membership

When your company makes a gift to any area or program of the San Diego Natural History Museum, you become one of our Natural Partners. More.


hare your respect for the environment by joining the San Diego Natural History Museum’s volunteer program. More.