If you’re an academic, a scientist, or a lover of science, you’re likely to be disappointed by the annual admission fees charged by museums around the world.
And there are a number of reasons why.
Many museums require that all the subjects are paid for, with the exception of a few rare specimens or rare historical objects.
In other cases, they charge a percentage of the general admission fee.
But in Oklahoma, the state’s largest museum, the Oklahoma Science Museum, the fees are a bit more lenient than the rest of the US.
As an undergraduate, students can pay for up to $15.00 for the museum’s annual admission.
For graduate students, a student rate of $30.00 is available, as well as for students with a master’s degree in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
For undergraduate students, the admission fee is $35.00, or $100 for the first two weeks.
But for graduate students and PhDs, the entrance fee is up to a whopping $85.00.
What do you get for your money?
Well, for starters, students and graduate students can receive up to four years of access to all of the museum sites, including the National Museum of Science and Industry.
The museum also offers a full range of museum admission packages for students, graduate students or post-doctoral fellows.
The fee for a three-day pass is $25.00 per adult, $20.00 each for a student, and $20 per child, for a total of $90.00 in annual admissions.
Students, graduate and post-docs are eligible for an additional pass that costs $10.00 and includes unlimited online access to the museum and the Science Museum’s collection of scientific materials.
So if you’re a student and you’d like to attend the Oklahoma Museum, don’t miss out.
If you want to make a big splash at the Science and the environment, you’ll need to pay more than $80 for admission.
If, however, you just want to see a few fossils, the annual pass is also $40.00 plus $15 per day for the duration of the trip.
There are other options if you’d prefer to avoid the cost of admission.
You can also save a bit by going to a museum that doesn’t charge admission fees, but does require students and postdocs to have a minimum grade point average of 2.5.
That means that a junior in a biology lab with a grade point limit of 3.0 will need to earn a grade of at least a 3.5 in order to attend.
So, if you want a science-themed experience, you might want to look at the Biology Museum, which charges $35 for a four-day admission, and the Zoology Museum, a three day pass.
Both offer students and grad students access to over 1,000 scientific materials, including specimens from the field of genetics, as long as their grade point averages are at least 2.0.
They are located in the same area as the Oklahoma Natural History Museum, and offer a much larger selection of items, but are more expensive.
Both also charge admission, though they are located less than an hour from each other, and you’ll still need to show your university ID.
The Zoo in the Desert is another option, but it costs $55.00 at admission.
There is also the Oklahoma City Zoo, which will also charge $25 for students and $50 for postdocs.
The Oklahoma City Museum of Natural History, the largest museum in the state, charges admission for $35 per adult.
Students and postdoctoral fellows are also free to attend for a limited time, and can visit the zoo for free during the month of May, June and July.
What if you need to study abroad?
If you plan to study overseas and have a degree, you should consider attending a museum with a similar admission fee to that in Oklahoma.
As part of the World Science Festival in the city of Manchester, England, students who complete a full undergraduate program in science will be charged $40 for a museum pass, and students who completed a PhD in the field can choose to pay the same.
The entrance fees for this festival are $30, $50 or $60 for the three-month festival, depending on the level of the program, and there is a one-day festival pass for $50.00 (subject to change).
But you can also go to a non-museum museum, such as the World Museum of the Rockies in Colorado, and use the same fee structure for a five-day or six-day visit.
There, you will need a GPA of at or above 3.9 to receive admission, but you can still spend the day at the museum for free, or at the local museum.
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