There are many benefits to becoming a member of the Cincinnati Observatory, in addition to helping to support the Nation's Oldest Public Observatory. These benefits include:
- Free admission to our year-round Astronomy Friday programs (Please register online!)
- Free admission to the historic landmark buildings for daytime tours.
- Discounts on special events, programs and classes
- Priority Registration and Members Only access for select events and programs.
- Invitation to Friends of the Observatory (FOTO) Amateur Astronomers meetings (2nd Monday of each month at 7:30pm)
- Select discounts in the Gift Shop
You can also get a gift membership using the link below.
To join or purchase a gift membership, Click Here or you can complete a Mail In Form. For more details on the different levels and benefits click the level name below.
Who: One Adult
Benefits: All Plus access to our library lending
Who: Two Adults + children under 18 in household
Benefits: All plus free Cosmic Kids club admissions, and Access to our telescope loan program.
Benefits: All plus Observatory postcard set & two guest passes for any Astronomy Evening
Benefits: All plus 4 guest passes to Members-Only events/program/classes
Mitchel Society Leadership Level
- All plus one privately guided, one hour Observatory tour for up to 10 guests
- Invitation to annual Mitchel Society Autumn Equinox reception
- All plus one privately guided, two hour Observatory tour for up to 20 guests
- Unlimited guest passes upon request.