About Us

The Museum Stores are operated by the Friends of NCMNS.

The Friends of NCMNS is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to support the Museum. All Friends activities serve the broader goal of helping the Museum illuminate the natural world and inspire its conservation.

Every purchase you make helps the Museum. For more information about Friends, click here.

Friends Members receive store discounts, Member only activities, and many other benefits, including free admission at more than 300 science museums worldwide.  Explore the Benefits of being a Friend.  Join Friends today!

Visiting the Museum?  Plan your visit here.

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