Membership

Share The Mariners’ Museum and Park with those you love and Give the Gift of Membership! Give 12 months of unforgettable fun along with discounts on events and programs, shopping, dining, 3D movie tickets, and exclusive Members-only experiences!

Receive a FREE ornament with your purchase of a Gift Membership!*

Valid now through December 31, 2018. While supplies last.*
* Coupon for free ornament will be included with the gift purchaser’s receipt of payment.
In order to receive your gift by December 24, please purchase by December 14.


Membership Levels

Individual

$40

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  • Full Member Benefits for one adult
  • One guest pass for Museum general admission

Individual + One

$60

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  • Full Member Benefits for two adults
  • Two guest passes for Museum general admission

Family

$85

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  • Full Member Benefits for two adults and up to four minor children* / grandchildren
  • Two guest passes for Museum general admission

Premium

$150

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  • Full Member Benefits for two adults and all minor children* / grandchildren
  • Two guest passes for Museum general admission
  • Reciprocal Museum admission for two to 80 maritime museums nationwide

Beacon

$300

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  • Member benefits at the Premium level
  • Recognition in the Ahoy! Donor list
  • Invitation to select President Reception events

Explorer

$500

Join | Renew | Gift

  • Member benefits at the Premium level
  • Recognition in the Ahoy! Donor list
  • Invitation to select President Reception events
  • Behind-the-scenes tour with Museum staff

 

Additional Members

Additional Member must be added at the time of purchase or renewal. Limit one additional member per membership program. Please contact Member Services at (757) 591-7715 for additional information and pricing.

 

Membership Benefits

All members enjoy the following benefits:

  • Free general admission
  • Free subscription to the Ahoy! magazine
  • Discounts on Museum shopping, dining, and 3D movie ticket purchases
  • Advance notice of exhibition openings and Members-only events
  • Free admission to select programs
  • Member pricing on select events, programs, photographic reprints, and research materials

Membership Services

Mariner Meetups

We will be hosting two Mariner Meetups as small group discussions to help our Members with any questions they might have surrounding $1 Admission. If you wish to attend but are unable to join us for one of these discussion dates, please contact Sara Weatherill at (757) 591-7715 or sweatherill@MarinersMuseum.org.

The events are as follows:

Thursday, October 25 at 7:00 PMRSVP Here
Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00 AMRSVP Here

Members’ Night at the Museum

Friday, October 26 @ 7:00 PM

Members Only; $20 per person

Presented by
Dr. Margaret Richardson, Christopher Newport University Lecturer in Art History,
and Marc Nucup, The Mariners’ Museum and Park Curator.

Have you ever dabbled in dazzle? Want to know the connection between steamship camouflage and Picasso? Sip your way into the junction of art history and naval history with an examination of World War I dazzle painting and create your dazzle ship to test the waters of battle! Tickets are in limited supply, and include one drink ticket, light hors d’oeuvres, and a dazzle ship creation kit. A cash bar will be available throughout the evening.

Buy Tickets Here


Member Holiday Social

Thursday, December 6 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for our Members’ Holiday Social on December 6 in the Museum Gift Shop.
Enjoy tastings from James River Cellars as we premier new merchandise, offer additional gift shop discounts, and more.

Members Only; Free

Members RSVP Here

Active Duty Military, Out of Town visitors (Home address is more than 90 miles away), Seniors, Students and all Teachers qualify for a 10% discount on all memberships.

Call (757) 591-7715 or email membership@MarinersMuseum.org to apply for the discount. Must show valid ID upon visit. Discounts cannot be combined with any other offer.

Do you know where your membership card is? If not, have no fear. As you renew your membership, you will receive a reissued membership card that is more durable and enhanced with new features. Present your membership card for general admission and at events to make check-in and registration quicker than ever.

The new membership cards are designed to last up to five years and will be electronically updated as you renew your membership. 

If your card is lost or stolen, it can be replaced for a fee of $5 per card.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Sara Weatherill
Membership Coordinator
(757) 591-7715
membership@MarinersMuseum.org

As a benefit of Membership at the Individual + One through Premium levels, each Member household is entitled to two, one-time use guest passes, and one one-time use guest pass for Individual-level membership programs, per membership term.

As of January 1, 2014, The Mariners’ Museum will no longer honor guest passes without expiration dates, with former presidents or from prior membership terms.We greatly appreciate your adherence to this policy.


Additional Disclaimers

Tax Statement:
The Mariners’ Museum and Park is a registered 501(c)(3) organization. Memberships are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Please note that memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.
Please present ID and membership card at Admission Desk each time you visit.
*Limitations and restrictions apply to event rental discounts.
*Free admission for your children age 18 or younger living in the same household or with valid student ID. Grandchildren must be age 18 or younger.


For questions, please contact:

Sara Weatherill
Membership Manager
(757) 591-7715
membership@MarinersMuseum.org