Downloadable version of Lamplighter Benefits - PDF

Every Lamplighter Circle member receives the Wonder 8 membership (formerly MAX 8):

  • FREE admission to Fort Worth Museum of Science and History exhibits

  • 16 IMAX e-Tickets, valid for any regular (1-hr.) IMAX film (value $280)

  • Half Off all additional IMAX tickets, including extended-length special engagement films

  • Discounted tickets to special traveling exhibitions

  • FREE admission to the Fort Worth Stock Show grounds

  • Discounts in Shop Too!, our Museum store, the Stars Café and Reel Refreshments concession stand

  • Invitations to special events, lectures and IMAX screenings

  • FREE exhibit admission to the Perot Museum in Dallas and the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney (excluding special engagements)

  • Discounted exhibit admission to more than 130 children’s museums nationwide through the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) Reciprocal Program

  • FREE admission to over 250 science and natural history museums across North America through the Association of Science and Technology Centers - PDF (ASTC) Passport program

  • FREE parking*

Lamplighter Circle

  • All of the benefits of the Max 8 membership

  • Special Lamplighter Circle phone line for VIP services and scheduling

  • Invitation to annual Lamplighter event

  • Complimentary authorized user/caregiver on the membership

  • Museum School registration assistance and priority enrollment for children and grandchildren

 Lamplighter Bronze 

  • All of the benefits of the Lamplighter Member level

  • 5 guest passes- so your friends can come on their own time

  • Reserved seating at group lectures (please call in advance for reservations, ticket prices vary)

  • Basic Membership to gift a friend or family member

 Lamplighter Silver

  • All of the benefits of the Bronze Member level

  • 10 guest passes- so your friends can come on their own time

  • Special recognition on the video wall in the FWMSH lobby

  • Entertainment privileges

 Lamplighter Gold

  • All of the benefits of the Silver Member level

  • Planetarium cocktail party under the stars for you and 7 guests

  • Special Recognition in the Omni Theater prior to movie screenings

Lamplighter Platinum

  • All of the benefits of the Gold Member level

  • Recognition as a special exhibition or program sponsor

  • Invitation to lunch with the Director and a special collection tour

*Please note that the FREE parking is on a first come, first served basis and does not apply to other lots in
the Will Rogers/Cultural District. Membership does not guarantee an available, free parking space. Parking is limited.

Contact the Development Department at (817) 255-9340 available 9 A.M. to 5 P.M., Monday-Friday


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Fun Fact
The rolling loop projector--the heart of the IMAX film system--was invented in the 1960's by Ron Jones, a machinist and camera builder from Brisbane, Australia.

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