Join Today! Benefits include:

  • Enjoy 12 months of FREE and unlimited general admission to the most accessible fossil park in the U.S.
  • Off-season and after hours access to Penn Dixie — Please note that special access is not automatically granted upon activation of membership, special access must be requested in advance of your first off-hours visit. Please see our guide for full details.
  • FREE admission to monthly stargazing programs
  • Discounted admission to special events and other programs
  • The Penn Dixie Chronicle and monthly eNewsletter
  • A 10% discount in our Prehistoric Gift Shop
  • Support conservation of Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve, a 54-acre preserve in Blasdell, New York
  • 10% discount on a membership to The Aquarium of Niagara. Please contact Kara Fisher (716-285-3575 ext. 229 or to purchase your discounted Aquarium membership.

Membership categories:

  • Individual ($40): Member benefits for one (1) named adult age 18+
  • Dual ($50): Member benefits for two (2) named adults age 18+
  • Family ($60): Member benefits for two (2) named adults age 18+ and up to four children/grandchildren under age 18

Enhance any level:

  • Plus ($20): Adds one (1) free, non-member guest per visit with member

Purchase online:
1) Click here to complete our online membership application. Please purchase your membership at least one week prior to your first visit to Penn Dixie.
2) If this is a gift, consider our Membership Gift Pack. Please note that purchase of this item does not automatically activate your membership. You will have to do this via mail or on site.
3) Complete the contact info and other form items and checkout with a credit card.
4) We’ll send your card in the mail! Thank you for your support.

On site: Visiting the park? Ask staff for a membership application and join during your visit.

Alternatively: Download, print, and mail the Penn Dixie Membership Application to

Hamburg Natural History Society/Penn Dixie
3556 Lakeshore Road, Ste. 230
Blasdell, NY 14219

Special discounts: Are not available with online membership sales. If you request a discount on your paper application, please include a copy of the appropriate identification card with your form and check payable to ‘Penn Dixie.’ Incomplete applications will not be processed.

After-hours visitation: Familiarize yourself with the policies in our Member Guide and contact us for the special access code.