RECIPROCAL ADMISSION AGREEMENT
As the country begins to move into various stages of reopening, so are our members. We suggest you visit their website or give them a call to find out their current status and offerings.
Many still continue to serve their communities by offering educational programming, resources and materials online. Follow them on social media for a steady stream of ideas for exploring science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) engagement.
For a list of frequently asked questions, please scroll down to bottom of the page.
Newfoundland and Labrador
Effective January 1 to December 31, 2023
What is the CASC Member Reciprocal Agreement?
The reciprocal agreement entitles science centre and museum membership holders (i.e. families and individuals) General Admission (at no additional cost) when they visit other participating institutions across Canada. Some additional benefits may apply (please review the above ‘Restrictions’ column).
How can I utilize the Reciprocal Agreement with science centres and museums across Canada?
In order to benefit from the reciprocal admission agreement at a participating science centre or museum, the consumer must live more than 150km ('as the crow flies') from the centre they wish to visit. The front desk staff reserve the right to request photo identification and proof of residence for the agreement to apply.
Which science centers and museums participate in the Reciprocal Agreement?
Not all CASC members participate in the Reciprocal Agreement. The above institutions are the only science centres and museums who currently partake in the agreement.
Do I receive free admission to special exhibits, IMAX films, or planetarium shows?
Each participating CASC member allows General Admission (at no additional cost) along with other benefits; however, restrictions may apply (please review the above ‘Restrictions’ column).
Who can I take with me for free?
Each participating science center or museum has its own membership structure that may vary from your local science center or museum’s structure.
Example: Some family memberships consist of 2 adults and 2 children while others consist of 2 adults and 4 children.
Before your visit, contact the science centre or museum to find out what you are entitled to with your local science centre or museum’s membership.
Can I benefit from the Reciprocal Agreement at my local science center or museum?
In order to benefit from the reciprocal admission agreement at a CASC institution, the consumer must live more than 150km ('as the crow flies') from the centre they wish to visit.
Can I benefit from the Reciprocal Agreement at my local science center or museum if I purchase a membership at a participating science center or museum out of province?
The consumer cannot purchase a membership 150km ('as the crow flies') from their residence and gain free admission to their local science centre or museum.
What happens if I forget my membership card?
CASC Reciprocal Agreement participants are not required to grant free admission to visitors who do not have their membership cards.
Will they ask me for ID and proof of address?
Photo identification and proof of address may be requested of you, please be prepared when you visit.
Is there a limit to how many times I can visit?
There are no limitations on how many times you can utilize the Reciprocal Agreement to your benefit.
As a CASC member, how can my organization participate in the Reciprocal Agreement?
Any of CASC's Science Centre/Museum Members can apply to be part of the reciprocal agreement. If you are interested in having your organization appear in the reciprocal agreement, please contact email@example.com with your request.
If you have any other questions, please contact CASC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canadian Association of Science Centres
#1203-130 Albert St.
Ottawa, ON. K1P 5G4
The CASC office is situated in Robinson Huron Treaty territory and the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek. We pay respect to their traditions, ways of knowing and acknowledge their many contributions to the innovations in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Clearly and overtly this gratitude must be demonstrated in our collective commitment to truth and reconciliation, by working to transform existing relationships, with open dialogue, mutual understanding and respectful collaborations