Our annual pass holders experience the best of the History Center and also support our role as the heart of our community’s history. Benefits include unlimited admission, private exhibition previews, free or discounted prices for programs, a discount at the Emporium gift store, and so much more.
Classic Annual Passes provide great value
Classic annual passes are available in these categories:
Individual Annual Passes (one year of benefits for one adult)
Dual Annual Passes (one year of benefits for two adults)
Family Annual Passes (one year of benefits for two adults and up to six children under the age of 18).
Classic annual pass benefits include:
- Unlimited access to the History Center for one year
- Two hours of free parking with each museum visit
- Discounts to
– Varied educational programs
– Summer camps (at the family level)
– The Emporium gift shop
– History Center events for all ages
- Reciprocal privileges at more than 200 Time Travelers museums
- Invitations to special events for annual pass holders
- History Center e-newsletter
- Our quarterly magazine, Reflections, mailed to your door
- The option to upgrade your annual pass to include
Smithsonian Affiliate benefits.
Premier Passes offer even more
Express your support for the importance of history and receive even more benefits.
All include the benefits of the Classic Annual Pass, plus:
- A tour of our permanent exhibits by a trained docent
- Additional complimentary admission passes
- Smithsonian Affiliate Membership (includes 10 percent discounts at Smithsonian gift shops and online)
- One year subscription to Smithsonian magazine
- North American Reciprocal Museums program
- Southeastern Reciprocal Museums program