Although CuriosityStream now comes included or bundled with a large number of other services now, you can still subscribe to it as a solo streaming service. CuriosityStream is one of the cheapest streaming services around, but you can get a rather extensive free trial if you know where to look.

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Does CuriosityStream Have a Free Trial?

If you check the CuriosityStream website, you won’t find any mention of a free trial at this time of writing. CuriosityStream has offered a 7-day free trial in the past, and may indeed offer one again in the future.

However, you can get a free trial of the service if you add is at a channel on Amazon Prime Video.

Note that if you have Amazon Prime already, you have access to Amazon Prime Video already. That means all you need to do is go to your Prime Video, search for CuriosityStream, and add the channel to get the free trial.

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How Long Is the CuriosityStream Free Trial?

When you get CuriostyStream as an Amazon Prime Video channel, you get a 30-day free trial. But as noted, you won’t get this free trial offer if you try to sign up through the CuriosityStream website.

How Do I Sign Up for the Free Trial?

Because you can’t get the CuriosityStream 30-day free trial directly from the website, you’ll need to go through Amazon Prime Video first.

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To get the free trial started, sign in to your Amazon Prime or Prime Video account, search CuriosityStream, then click on the ad for the CuriosityStream channel. From there, click on the “Start your 30-day free trial” button.

Can I Cancel CuriosityStream Before the Trial Ends?

You can easily cancel your CuriosityStream channel on Amazon Prime Video before the subscription period ends.

The basic steps to cancel include:

  • Go to Accounts & Lists
  • Click on Memberships and Subscriptions
  • Find CuriosityStream, then click Manage Subscriptions on the right
  • Cancel the subscription

You can easily add CurisotyStream back in after you’ve canceled it.

How Much Does CuriosityStream Cost After the Free Trial?

Once your free trial for CuriostyStream ends, it costs just $2.99 per month. At that price, you may even want to bypass signing up for Prime Video just to get a CuriosityStream free trial and instead sign up for one month directly from CuriosityStream.

Standard
7-day free trial
$2.99/ month

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Exclusive and original content.

No limit on simultaneous streams.

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Premium
7-day free trial
$9.99/ month

Upgraded 4K streaming.

Exclusive and original content.

No limit on simultaneous streams.

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*Also offers a discounted yearly subscription.

Other Great Streaming Services

CuriosityStream is a unique service, at just $2.99 per month, you can add a few other services to the mix to enhance your streaming experience.

Disney+ is a great addition to have alongside CuriosityStream thanks to its family-friendly approach and load of educational content. Disney+ also offers a wide selection of National Geographic content (which Disney now owns) and Disney-branded educational programming.

You’ll also find a large amount of educational content from Hulu+Live TV, which offers History Channel, Science Channel, and Discovery Channel in its package. Hulu+Live TV is just $54.99 per month with over 60 live TV channels that also offer on-demand streaming.

If you just want educational content and sports, consider adding ESPN+. The service is just $4.99 per month and provides live and on-demand streams of major US and international sports leagues.

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