MEMBERSHIP

at Turtle Bay Exploration Park 

A Turtle Bay membership is your ticket to 300 acres of fun! Membership is one of the best family investments you can make. Enjoy unlimited admission, access to special member-only events, local & regional discounts and more. Additionally, your support furthers Turtle Bay’s mission: To inspire wonder, exploration, and appreciation of our world.

Turtle Bay memberships make unique and original gifts for loved ones! Check off your gift list and treat friends & family to an entire year of learning, fun and exploring! Learn more below. 


Member Benefits:

  • FREE admission to Turtle Bay all year long

  • Discounts on select programs, classes & events

  • 20% off plant purchases in the Nursery

  • 10% off regular-priced Museum Store & Coffee Bar purchases

  • 10% off at C.R. Gibbs American Grille

  • 10% off on Sheraton Redding rooms

  • 10% off Sheraton Redding Mosaic Restaurant and receive half-off your 2nd meal ALL DAY during Turtle Tuesdays

  • Subscription to the bi-monthly Turtle Bay member calendar

  • Discounted day passes for member guests

  • Invitation to members-only events

  • All membership payments are tax-deductible

  • FREE or reduced price admission at over 350 museums and science centers & over 300 botanical gardens, arboreta and conservatories worldwide


Membership Levels (ONE yEAR)

COLLEGE STUDENT $40 / year
• FREE admission for student named on card with current school I.D.

INDIVIDUAL $65 /year
• FREE admission for adult named on card and one guest 

FAMILY / DUAL $90 /year
• FREE admission for 2 adults named on cards and up to 4 children under 18 

CONTRIBUTOR $170 /year
• FREE admission for 2 adults named on cards and up to 6 guests

PATRON $350 /year
• FREE admission for 2 adults named on cards and up to 8 guests
• Special guided tour of museum for up to 10 guests 

BENEFACTOR  $500 /year
• FREE admission for 2 adults named on cards and up to 10 guests
• Special guided tour of museum for up to 10 guests
• 10% discount on a facility rental (not to be combined with other discounts)

LEADER $1,000 /year
• FREE admission for 2 adults named on cards and up to 13 guests
• Special guided tour of museum for up to 10 guests
• 15% discount on a facility rental (not to be combined with other discounts)


Refer A Friend Program

Current Members can refer a friend to buy a NEW* Turtle Bay Membership and get 3 MONTHS FREE for yourself!  Plus, your friend gets $10 off their NEW Turtle Bay Membership.  *A NEW member is one who has not been an active Turtle Bay member in the past 2 years. 

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Questions?  We’re here for you!  

Membership Services
(530) 242-3131
membership@turtlebay.org


In accordance with IRS regulations, membership payments to Turtle Bay Exploration Park are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law, as payment does not exceed the fair market value of the benefits members are entitled to receive in return. For further questions, please consult your financial planning professional.