Join us at Tanglewood Nature Center & Museum
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We offer the best in nature experience and education to visitors and residents of the Southern Tier and Northern Tier of Pennsylvania.
Now even more reasons exist for you to visit. Membership entitles you to every benefit Tanglewood offers including facility rental, birthday party, and Ecology Camp privileges, Gift Shop and snowshoe discounts, quarterly newsletters, free and discounted admission to nature programs, and Member Only Events held throughout the year.
Your support enables Tanglewood to maintain the high standards in nature education it has established over the years and will help us continue to grow and improve.
Nature calls you to become a member of Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum today and enjoy:
- Reciprocal free or discounted admission and other discounts at over 160 other nature centers nationwide. Click here to view the other centers in PDF.
- environmental education; winter, spring and summer camps
- live animal exhibits
- free use of themed Explorer Packs for youth
- hiking trails
- self-guided or guided tours
- wildlife observation
- scenic views
- hands-on displays
- the "Chemung Valley Web of Life" museum
- pavilion or auditorium rental
- birthday parties
- discounts on snowshoe rentals
- 20% discount in our gift shop
- our nature library
- volunteer opportunities
More reasons to become a member:
our trails. Two sites, featuring miles of nature trails, offer distinct habitats and a wide variety of wildlife. Gleason Meadows, Coleman Avenue - 172 acres of meadow, deciduous woods, and ponds. Gleason Meadows joining Frenchman's Bluff, "forever wild" habitat managed by the Nature Conservancy and includes spectacular views of the Chemung River valley from the bluffs.
about nature. Our 125-seat auditorium presents environmental education that encompasses the world of nature and our role as a vital link in the web of life. Summer Ecology Workshops and other classes involve children in hands-on, adventure-based learning. Member benefits include education programming such as winter, spring break and summer camps and special "Members Only" events several times throughout the year.
the "Chemung Valley Web of Life." Our museum encourages you to become part of nature. This interactive immersion in the sights and sounds of the deep forest, wetland meadow, pond, river, riverine forest, and old field meadow allows you to experience the environment in a unique way. Visit our displays of live native reptiles and amphibians, including the endangered Eastern Timber Rattlesnake.
our Nuthatch Gift Shop for an array of nature gifts. Your purchases support our educational mission. Members receive a 20% discount on gift shop items.
and enrich your life. Opportunities abound for volunteer positions in education, animal care, gift shop sales, membership and reception, fund-raising, and special events. Lend your talents and help Tanglewood carry out its mission.