Membership & Donations

Who We Are: Friends of the Earth, Sea and Space Center is a non-profit organization working to develop a large-scale, interactive earth, sea and space museum on the New Hampshire Seacoast. For more in-depth information, please visit our home page and About the Project.

Why Join: Your contribution will help bring incredible educational, environmental, and economic benefits to the region. Our focus on research, education, and outreach will bring fresh experiences and updated information to people of all ages.

All memberships are good for one year. Friends of the Earth, Sea and Space Center is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization. All contributions are tax deductible, and a letter of receipt will be sent for each membership.

Option 1: Make A Donation

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Option 2: Make a Pledge (Phase 1)



Option 3: Personal Memberships


Your status as a member of Friends of the Earth, Sea and Space Center entitles you to the following special membership benefits.

10 percent off any purchase at the Great Bay Discovery Center gift shop. The Great Bay Discovery Center is located in Stratham, NH off Depot Road. The Center is open May to October. Call 603-778-0015. The Great Bay Discovery Center is an interactive educational center run by New Hampshire Fish & Game. The Center highlights the ecology of Great Bay and its estuaries. There are also acres of trails and outdoor exhibits at the Center. Admission is free.

$2 off any touring cruise ticket courtesy of the Isles of Shoals Steamship Company. Members may use this discount more than once; it can be used any time you take a touring cruise. Touring cruises depart from the Steamship Company Pier off Market Street in Portsmouth, NH. Cruises run May to October. Call 603-431-5500. Isles of Shoals Steamship Company offers cruises for every taste - whale watch cruises, island trips, foliage cruises, sunset cruises, historic cruises, theme parties, even special winter holiday trips. The Steamship Company also is available for reunions, weddings, class trips and other special events.

20 percent off any membership package for The Fuller Gardens. The Fuller Gardens is a non-profit organization which maintains the extensive gardens of the Fuller Estate in North Hampton, NH. For more information, call 603-964-5414. The Fuller Gardens are a must for any gardener, featuring several theme gardens, including a Japanese garden and rose garden, as well as greenhouses and a gift shop.

You must show your FESSC membership card to receive your benefit.

These benefits are good for one year from your membership date.

Some of our benefactors are only open seasonally, so check their opening and closing dates.

For more information about memberships, call our Membership Coordinator at 603-750-7595.

Click here for a printable Personal Membership Form (PDF)


Levels of Membership

Basic Individual Memberships: $30 for a one-year adult membership.

Teacher: $25 for a one-year membership.

Family Membership: $60 for a one-year membership. Families receive a seal pup plush.

Lead Membership: $100 for a one-year membership. Lead members receive a T-shirt.

Seal Pups: Children age 12 and under may join Seal Pups for five dollars.

Special Membership Gift Pack $50.00


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