Support Astronomy and Science Education. Join Us!
Members of the Friends of the DAO Society have been working since 2014 to provide astronomy and science education at the Centre of the Universe and the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory. We are a volunteer-run organization and your membership and donations help us to offer tours to schools, community groups and others.
We thank you for supporting the organization and welcome your active involvement!
Advance notice of events
Advance tickets to special events
10% discount at the Gift Shop, networking opportunities
Voting at AGMs and Special Meetings
2 adults and up to 3 children
Includes all the benefits of adult and junior astronomer membership.
Junior Astronomers have all the benefits of adult membership except voting rights. There’s a Star Party Stamp card (5 visits for a special gift), Access to a Stargazer Backpack at the Centre of the Universe. Additional benefits such as birthday parties coming soon!
Membership is free for children under 6 and $10 for children and young adults under 18
Affinity Membership grants all the benefits of Adult and Family Membership. Additionally, members in this category can receive guaranteed monthly passes for Saturday Star Parties
Infinity members receive all the benefits of Family membership, a private tour for up to 10 people, and added Star Party Guest List for up to 4 people (come any Saturday Night).