Become a Member

Current members: It’s easier now than ever to manage your account and transactions online with our new ticketing and membership software. To use the system, you will need to create a new account
Important: Each adult named on the membership gets their own account, so please use only your name when registering.

About Your Membership Card: If you recently joined or renewed, that means it's time to update your membership card! To view your new card in the eMembership Card app, please refresh your card by choosing "Find My Card" (instead of "Show My Card").
Don't have a digital card yet? Click here to learn how.

Keep the spirit of discovery alive when you join today.

As a member, you get exclusive Museum access to unique virtual programs for a full 12 months and unlimited free admission to our permanent and special exhibits. Plus, a purchase of membership supports new research, priceless collections, and educational programs. Giving back to your community has never been easier!

Memberships can be purchased online or by phone from our Membership Hotline at 414-278-6170*. 

Dual Family Sustainer Donor Levels Affordable Adventure

girl with magnifying glassBenefits
  • Free admission to Museum and Planetarium for one year
  • Free admission to special exhibits 
  • Free admission to over 300 museums worldwide
  • $5 parking in MacArthur Square garage
  • 10% discount on Museum shopping and dining
  • Free members-only communications
  • Discount on select programs/events
  • Free Clue Crew Explorer Guides
  • Free stroller or wheelchair during your visit
  • Free members-only events

Dual ($85)

2 adults OR 1 adult plus 1 guest

  • Basic benefits listed above
  • $5 tickets to Dome Theater

Join/Renew Gift

Family ($135)

2 adults and their children/grandchildren (age 17 and under)

  • Basic benefits listed above
  • $5 tickets to Dome Theater

Affordable Adventure membership is available for families in financial need. To apply, please click here.

Join/Renew Gift

Sustainer ($225) - BEST VALUE!

2 adults and their children/grandchildren (age 17 and under) OR 1 adult plus 3 guests

  • Basic benefits listed above
  • Free special exhibition viewings
  • Free Dome Theater preview nights
  • Free admission to Dome Theater shows
  • Guest privileges for members-only events
  • 4 MPM guest passes to share with friends or family
  • Advanced registration for select public programs/events
  • Additional member perks at select events
  • Caregiver/babysitter can bring member children
  • Flexible admission benefits:
    • Family coverage OR yourself and up to 3 guests

Join/Renew Gift

Donor Levels ($500 and up)

When you make a donor level gift, even more of your membership supports ongoing research, artifact and specimen care, education programs, and world-class exhibits. As a thank you for your support, these levels include additional benefits.

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    *A convenience charge may be added to phone and online orders.

    **Adults named on a membership must live at the same address. Membership is not transferable (except with Plus Caregiver) and cannot be used for school group or group tour visits. Discounts and promotions are not valid on gift vouchers.

    Milwaukee Public Museum, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Your membership is tax-deductible, less the fair market value of any benefits you receive. The value of Dome Theater/Planetarium tickets is $6, which is not tax-deductible.