Buy Museum and Zoo Memberships

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Easy Money Saving Tips and other Mom topics.

Buy Museum and Zoo Memberships

If you think buying a museum or zoo membership is too expensive, think again. Buying a one-year membership might just be the most cost-effective purchase you make all year. Consider that most zoos and museums have reciprocity agreements that allow either free or discounted admission to other locations nationwide. To get more bang-for-your-buck, buy one membership but use it at several different locations. For example, a Detroit Science Center membership offers free general admission to more than 250 other science and technology centers near and far. Our membership allowed us to get into the South Florida Science Museum for free on a recent trip to West Palm Beach. We also received free admission to several other local museums within a one-hour drive from our house. When we need a change of pace and some new scenery, I grab the kiddos, pack a lunch and head out to a museum that we might not otherwise visit if the admission wasn’t free. You can’t beat free!



Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.


URL: (optional)


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Mom Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!

Guru Spotlight
Heidi Splete