Griffith Observatory Foundation


You can belong to the community that brings people together like no other place on the planet.

Experience all that the Observatory has to offer – as a member.

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Become a Member

Members constitute a network of doers, thinkers, and visionaries. As a member, you can enjoy:

  • Priority seating and advance reservations to shows in the Samuel Oschin Planetarium
  • Parking privileges
  • Access to the Member-only Content Portal
  • Discounts at the Stellar Emporium and the Café at the End of the Universe
  • Exclusive invitations to special events, astronomical travel adventures, and so much more!
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Already A Member?

Foundation members share a passion for astronomy, a dedication to the greater good, and a hopeful vision for the future. Your membership helps Griffith Observatory continue as a strong community centerpiece of scientific education and public astronomy for the people of southern California and millions of visitors from around the world.

Read more about the impact of your support.

Thank you for your partnership and enjoy your exclusive benefits!

Member Levels & Benefits



Canopus level members enjoy:

Antares (Best value!)


All Canopus benefits plus: 



All Antares benefits plus:

  • Preferred parking by reservation (subject to availability)
  • Member lounge access at specified onsite events



All Sirius benefits plus:



All Rigel benefits plus:



All Arcturus benefits plus:


Join a group of engaged professionals in their 20s, 30s, and 40s who believe that building a community dedicated to understanding the universe, astronomy, and the sky has the power to change the world. This group shines with the light of the North Star and will guide our way to greater impact and capacity building.

Join at the $250 level or above and enjoy at least one special event per year exclusively for this group.

Join, Renew, or Gift a Membership

Member benefits are subject to change or substitution without notice.

Griffith Observatory Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For both Federal and California tax purposes, our employer identification number is: 95-3374645. The portion of any contribution equal to the value of the membership benefits provided by the Foundation is not tax-deductible. The value of such benefits will be noted in the Foundation’s acknowledgment of your contribution.