Become a Member

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Your Membership Makes a Difference!

Your membership preserves our local history, art, culture, and natural science and provides opportunities to explore its meaning; provides quality educational programs for school children, adults and families; and supports growth and expansion of volunteer programs.

Membership Benefits:

  • Personalized Membership Card
  • Subscription to the Monthly e-newsletter Tortoise Tales
  • Invitations to Members’ Only Events, including the Critter Club
  • Advanced Notice on Exhibitions, Special Events and Programs
  • Opportunities to Enrich and Expand Your Life by Volunteering
  • Special Discounts on Select Nature Study Courses offered through U.C. Riverside Extension and the Desert Institute
  • Additional benefits offered to certain membership categories.

Membership Categories:

  • Individual $20
  • Individual Discounted with ID $15
    Student/Military/Senior (60+)
  • Family $35
    The above categories receive all the basic membership benefits listed above.
  • Business $100
    Basic benefits listed above for two designated employees (individual or family membership) plus the business name mentioned in the museum e-newsletter and on the web site
  • Contributor $250
    Basic benefits listed above (individual or family), mention in the museum e-newsletter and on the web site, plus a coupon for an extra 15% off of a single purchase from the Gecko Gift Shop
  • Sponsor $500
    Contributor level benefits plus a $50 Gecko Gift Shop gift certificate
  • Benefactor $1,000
    Sponsor level benefits plus first-time Benefactors receive a personalized brick through the Buy-a-Brick Program

Sign up for membership online below, or print our membership form (pdf) and mail it in.


Preserve Our Past, Enrich the Present, Enlighten the Future

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