Special Engagements are select exhibitions that occur outside of General Admission hours. They include Conservatory Aglow, Pumpkins Aglow and Chihuly Nights.
Most members receive half-off Special Engagement admission. Access Family members receive $3 Special Engagement admission. Patron, Benefactor and Monarch Society members receive free Special Engagement admission.
All member levels are encouraged to reserve tickets in advance online to guarantee admission and make check in efficient. Member pricing and benefits will be automatically applied during checkout.
Special Engagement Member Rates
Member (ages 13–59): $13.25
Senior Member (ages 60+): $11.25
Child Member (ages 3-12): $8.00
Access Family Member1: $3
Patron, Benefactor and Monarch Society Members: Free
- Through Museums for All, participants in SNAP, EBT, WIC & Medicaid and Access members receive Special engagement Admission for $3. Museum for All tickets can be reserved here.
Special Engagement Tickets
Take 10% off any membership category if you are a full-time, active educator or an active or retired military personnel. Present current teacher or military identification at the Visitor’s Center to qualify for this discount.
Students (with valid ID) receive 10% off the Individual membership.
For all membership renewals and purchases beginning July 1, 2019, and for events taking place in the City of Columbus, a 5% ticket fee will be applied. The Columbus arts and culture fee will be applied to for-and nonprofit arts, sports and entertainment tickets and admissions in the City of Columbus. The proceeds will provide public funds to help support and sustain nonprofit arts and cultural organizations like Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.
Please note, the ticket fee is applied to the number of guests the membership accommodates for one visit, NOT the full value of the membership which may include other benefits such as gift shop discounts or reciprocal access at other institutions.