Become a Member

Join or Renew your Membership!

Simply by joining, members of the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center help us protect and maintain this urban nature sanctuary while also providing world-class environmental education to visitors of all ages. Your support includes many exciting benefits for you too!

Scroll down to view member benefits and pick your membership level.

  • Open your Membership receipt email
  • Click on the “Membership Welcome Letter and Card” link
  • Once the link opens in your browser, click the black button to add your digital Membership Card to your phone. On iPhones the button will say “Add to Apple Wallet”. On Android devices the button will say “GPay Save to phone”.
  • If you prefer a physical card or do not want to add your card to your phone, click the “Download Membership Welcome Letter and Card” link for a printable PDF.
  • For Memberships with multiple Members, you will have the option to download a digital Membership Card for each named Member.

Please note that your parking code will no longer show up on your Membership Card, but will still be visible on your receipt in the highlighted Additional Information section.

In addition to the existing free parking codes which work at both our kiosks and on the ParkHouston and ParkMobile apps, Members also have access to a printable Parking Pass that can be placed on your dash when you visit the Arboretum.

Please follow these directions to find your Parking Pass:

  • Open your Membership receipt email
  • Click on the “Membership Welcome Letter and Card” link
  • Once the link opens in your browser, download the Membership Welcome Letter and Card
  • The second page of the PDF will include your printable Parking Pass which should be placed on your dash for free parking when you visit the Arboretum

If you need us to re-send a copy of your Membership receipt to access either your digital Membership Card or your printable Parking Pass, please email [email protected].

Membership Benefits

FREE parking at the Arboretum

Discounts on special events and classes for adults

Discounts on Nature Shop and Native Plant Sale purchases

Free admission to ArBOOretum, our annual Fall Festival

Subscriptions to our seasonal Program Guide and Monthly Leaflet e-newsletter

The good feeling that comes from protecting nature and enhancing education.

Memberships are non-transferable and fees are non-refundable. Membership purchases are tax-deductible, however some exceptions may apply.*

Head to the Plan Your Visit page for instructions on how to redeem your free parking!

Interested in upgrading your Membership? Please call our front desk at 713-681-8433.

Seniors & Military Individual ($35)

  • Active/retired military
  • Seniors (age 62+)
  • Membership benefits for one adult
  • 10% discount on Nature Shop purchases
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Individual ($45)

  • Membership benefits for one adult
  • 10% discount on Nature Shop purchases
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Couple ($65)

  • Membership benefits for two adults
  • 10% discount on Nature Shop purchases
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Family Tree ($85)

  • Membership benefits for family of four (may include grandparents and grandchildren)
  • Priority and discounted registration for children’s programs and camps
  • Exclusive access to Arboretum Birthday Party packages
  • 10% discount on Nature Shop purchases
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Family Tree Plus ($150)

  • Family Tree level benefits for family of six
  • Priority and discounted registration for children’s programs and camps
  • Exclusive access to Arboretum Birthday Party packages
  • 15% discount on Nature Shop Purchases
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Loblolly ($500)

  • Family Tree level benefits for family of eight
  • Priority and discounted registration for children’s programs and camps
  • Exclusive access to Arboretum Birthday Party packages
  • $100 savings on Arboretum Birthday Party packages
  • 15% discount on Nature Shop Purchases
  • 2 free Adult Program tickets (up to $70 value)*
  • Recognition on the Houston Arboretum website
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Redbud ($1,000)

  • Family Tree level benefits for family of ten
  • Priority and discounted registration for children’s programs and camps
  • Exclusive access to Arboretum Birthday Party packages
  • $100 savings on Arboretum Birthday Party packages
  • 25% discount on Nature Shop Purchases
  • 2 free Adult Program tickets (up to $70 value)*
  • Free registration for up to 4 individuals for any one Family Program (up to $35 value)*
  • Recognition on the Houston Arboretum website
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Live Oak ($2,500)

  • Family Tree level benefits for family of twelve
  • Priority and discounted registration for children’s programs and camps
  • Exclusive access to Arboretum Birthday Party packages
  • $100 savings on Arboretum Birthday Party packages
  • 25% discount on Nature Shop Purchases
  • 4 free Adult Program tickets (up to $120 value)*
  • Free registration for up to 4 individuals for any one Family Program (up to $35 value)*
  • Recognition on the Houston Arboretum website
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*Members must pre-register to receive this benefit. Email our Registrar to reserve your tickets today. Memberships are fully tax-deductible, however if you redeem this member benefit, the tax deductible portion of your membership will be less the value of the benefit.

GIVE A GIFT MEMBERSHIP

A membership to the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is a great gift with year round benefits. Your gift supports this non-profit nature sanctuary while giving your special someone a year of discounted classes, free parking, and more!

Your recipient will receive an email notifying them of your gift along with instructions on how to log in to their account. A mailed membership packet with cards will follow. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.

Support the Houston Arboretum

The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization which depends on donations to support nature education and conservation programs for Houstonians of all ages.

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The Arboretum grounds, including the trails and Nature Playscape, will REOPEN on Thursday, July 18! All classes and events through Sunday, July 21 have been cancelled, and the Nature Center building remains closed at this time.
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