One Membership. Four Museums.

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One membership in the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture opens the doors to four museums

 

All Harvard Museums of Science & Culture members receive the following benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission to all HMSC museums
  • Unlimited free admission the Harvard Art Museums
  • Free admission to museums and science centers worldwide through the Association of Science & Technology Centers (ASTC) Passport Program, excluding museums within a 90 mile radius of HMSC museums
  • Invitations to exclusive member-only events
  • Opportunities to interact personally with celebrated scientists, archaeologists, artists, and experts from Harvard and around the world
  • 10% discount at HMSC museum shops (excluding books at the Peabody Museum)
  • Discounts at select local restaurants
  • Reading room privileges at Harvard’s Ernst Mayr, Tozzer, and Botany Libraries
  • Personal satisfaction in supporting the museums’ dynamic exhibitions and engaging public program

General Membership

Contributing Members Circle

Benefactor Society

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General Membership

Discounts are available for general membership: $10 off for Seniors, $20 off for college/university students, and $20 off for Harvard University Identification Holders

Choose a level to view details and additional benefits:

Individual • $70

Fully tax deductible

Admits one adult

  • Invitation for one adult to attend member-only events
  • Discount on HMSC adult classes and programs
  • $3 discount on one additional admission pass each visit

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Dual • $85

Fully tax deductible

Admits two adults or one adult and one child

  • Member cards for up to two adults
  • Invitations for two people to attend member-only events
  • Discount on HMSC adult classes and programs
  • $3 discount on up to two additional admission passes each visit

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Household • $100

Fully tax deductible

Admits 2 adults and 2 children/grandchildren under 18

  • Member cards for up to two adults
  • Invitations for two adults and two children to attend member-only events
  • Discount on HMSC adult, family, and children’s classes and programs
  • $3 discount on up to four additional admission passes each visit

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Household Plus • $130

Fully tax deductible

Admits 3 adults and 4 children/grandchildren under 18

  • Member cards for up to three adults (The additional card is great for caregivers or children over 18!)
  • Invitations for three adults and four children to attend member-only events
  • Discount on HMSC adult, family, and children’s classes and programs
  • $3 discount on up to seven additional admission passes each visit

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Contributing Members Circle

Contributing Circle members provide additional support for HMSC programs and exhibits. In addition to the above benefits, you will enjoy special opportunities, such invitations to exclusive events, admission passes to share, and free parking passes at a nearby garage.

Choose a level to view details and additional benefits:

Contributing • $150

$130 is tax deductible

Admits 3 adults and 4 children/grandchildren under 18

  • Member cards for up to three adults (The additional card is great for caregivers or children over 18!)
  • Free parking for 2 visits to the museums
  • 2 one-time use guest passes to HMSC museums
  • $3 discount on up to seven additional admission passes each visit
  • Discount on HMSC adult, family, and children’s classes and programs

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Contributing Plus • $250

$210 is tax deductible

Admits 3 adults and 4 children/grandchildren under 18

  • Member cards for up to three adults (The additional card is great for caregivers or children over 18!)
  • Free parking for 4 visits to the museums
  • 4 one-time use guest passes to HMSC museums
  • Advance registration for member-only events
  • Invitations to exhibit openings and special receptions
  • $3 discount on up to seven additional admission passes each visit
  • Discount on HMSC adult, family, and children’s classes and programs

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Contributing Premium • $500

$400 is tax deductible

Admits 3 adults and 4 children/grandchildren under 18

  • Member cards for up to three adults (The additional card is great for caregivers or children over 18!)
  • Free parking for 8 visits to the museums
  • 8 one-time use guest passes to HMSC museums
  • Advance registration for member-only events
  • Invitation to exclusive programs with faculty and other experts
  • Book signed by a museum-featured author
  • Invitations to exhibit openings and special receptions
  • $3 discount on up to seven additional admission passes each visit
  • Discount on HMSC adult, family, and children’s classes and programs

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Benefactor Society

Benefactor Society members enable the Museum to present Harvard’s vast natural, cultural and scientific collections and offer educational programs to engage every generation. In appreciation of this generous investment, Society members enjoy exclusive events and curated experiences with Museum experts.

In addition to above benefits, Benefactor Society memberships include:

  • Member cards for up to three adults
  • Free parking for 10 visits to the museums
  • Invitations and advance registration for member-only events
  • Invitations to exhibit openings, special receptions, and exclusive programs with faculty and other experts
  • Invitation to annual Benefactor dinner
  • $3 discount on up to eight additional admission passes each visit
  • 20% discount at HMSC museum shops (excluding books at the Peabody Museum)
  • Discount on HMSC adult, family, and children’s classes and programs
  • Book signed by a museum-featured author

Choose a level to view details and additional benefits:

Patron • $750

$590 is tax deductible

Admits up to eight people of any age, as long as one of the cardholders is present

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Explorer • $1,000

$840 is tax deductible

Admits up to eight people of any age, as long as one of the cardholders is present

  • Reserved seats of your choice at public lectures (advance notice required)

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Family Explorer • $1,500

$1,340 is tax deductible

Admits up to eight people of any age, as long as one of the cardholders is present

  • Reserved seats of your choice at public lectures (advance notice required)
  • Invitation to the HMSC Family Explorer education series with hands-on science activities and special access to the collections for ages 3-14
  • Annual Family Explorer breakfast with educational programming and activities for the whole family

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Ambassador • $2,500

$2,340 is tax deductible

Admits up to eight people of any age, as long as one of the cardholders is present

  • Reserved seats of your choice at public lectures (advance notice required)
  • Customized museum tour for up to 10 guests

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Director’s Circle • $5,000

$4,840 is tax deductible

Admits up to eight people of any age, as long as one of the cardholders is present

  • Reserved seats of your choice at public lectures (advance notice required)
  • Customized behind-the-scenes collections tour for up to 15 guests

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Contact:

HMSC Membership Office
26 Oxford Street
Cambridge MA 02138

P - 617.496.6972
F - 617.496.8206

members@hmsc.harvard.edu

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