membership

Membership

Online membership transactions and renewals are not currently available. We greatly apologize for this inconvenience. If you would like to join the museum or renew a current membership, please contact Charlotte Harter at charlotte.harter@vmnh.virginia.gov. Thank you for your understanding!



Membership Categories

Student Membership - $10

  • Free unlimited admission to VMNH (for individual student), with 10% discount in Museum Store and PALEO Café
  • Free or reduced admission at over 200 museums and science centers worldwide that are members of the Association of Science-Technology Centers.


Educator Membership - $15
Current Teacher ID must be presented at time of purchase.

  • Free unlimited admission to VMNH (for individual teacher), with 10% discount in the Museum Store and PALEO Café
  • Free or reduced admission to over 200 museums and science centers worldwide
  • Invitations to exhibit previews and members-only events
  • Annual Education Program Guide and monthly e-newsletter
  • Invitations to educational opportunities and Annual Teacher Appreciation event
  • Access to Teacher Resource Center at VMNH
  • VMNH auto decal


Individual Membership - $40

  • Free unlimited admission for one year, with 10% discount in the Museum Store and PALEO Café
  • Free or reduced admission at over 200 museums and science centers worldwide
  • Invitations to exhibit previews and members only events
  • VMNH auto decal
  • Monthly e-newsletter


Family Membership - $55

  • Free family admission for your family for one year
  • Grandparents may be accompanied by grandchildren under the age of 18
  • Plus all of the previous benefits listed above


Dual/Family - Educator Membership - $30

  • Free unlimited family admission for one year
  • Two free guest passes
  • Plus all of the previous benefits listed for Individual Educator


Smithsonian Membership - $100

  • One year subscription (12 issues)to Smithsonian magazine
  • Discounts on Smithsonian shopping, dining, and travel opportunities
  • Access to the Smithsonian members–only Web site
  • Plus all of the previous benefits listed above


Dogwood Membership - $250

  • Free admission for all guests when accompanied by you
  • Invitations to VIP events
  • Two tickets to Thomas Jefferson Awards
  • Plus all of the previous benefits listed above


Cardinal Membership - $500

  • Recognition on a lab in the Hall of Ancient Life
  • A behind-the-scenes tour
  • Plus all of the previous benefits listed above


Tiger Swallowtail Membership - $1000

  • Sponsorship recognition on an exhibit or event
  • Invitation for two to Annual Director’s Luncheon
  • Invitation to private exhibit previews and behind-the-scene tours
  • 25% discount on rental of the Museum for special events
  • Four Tickets to Thomas Jefferson Awards
  • Plus all of the previous benefits listed above


Non-Profit Partners (501(c)3 organizations): Membership - $100

  • Name recognition on the VMNH Web site and on museum social media
  • 1 family membership
  • 1 museum rental discounted at 25%
  • 2 free admission passes, good for 1 year


Small Business Partners (25 or fewer employees) Membership - $250

  • Name recognition on the VMNH Web site and on museum social media
  • 1 family membership
  • 4 free admission passes, good for 1 year
  • 1 museum rental discounted at 25%
  • 2 invitations to all members` only previews, receptions and events


Corporate Patron Membership - $1000

  • Sponsorship recognition on 1 special exhibit or 1 event
  • Name recognition on the VMNH Web site and on museum social media
  • 4 free admission passes for employees or clients
  • 1 museum rental discounted at 25%
  • 4 invitations to all members` only previews, receptions and events
  • 4 invitations to VIP receptions


VMNH Circle Membership - $5000

  • Sponsorship Logo recognition on 2 special exhibits and 2 events
  • Logo recognition on the VMNH Web site and on museum social media
  • 25 free admission passes for employees or clients
  • 1 free museum rental
  • 10 invitations to all members` only previews, receptions and events
  • 10 invitations to VIP receptions
  • A behind-the-scenes tour for employees (up to 25)


Founders’ Circle Membership - $10000

  • Sponsorship Logo recognition on all museum exhibits, festivals and programs
  • Logo recognition on the VMNH Web site and on museum social media
  • Free admission passes for all employees or clients
  • Dinner for 6 with VMNH Executive Director
  • 2 free museum rentals
  • 25 invitations to all members` only previews, receptions and events
  • 25 invitations to VIP receptions
  • 3 behind-the-scenes tour for employees and clients (up to 25 per tour)
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