Our members 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, and so much more.
Classic Memberships provide great value
Classic Memberships are available in these categories:
Individual (one year of benefits for one adult)
Dual Memberships (one year of benefits for two adults)
Family Memberships (one year of benefits for two adults and up to six children under the age of 18).
The benefits of Classic Memberships include:
- Unlimited access to the History Center for one year
- Four 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 members
- History Center e-newsletter
- Our quarterly magazine, Reflections, mailed to your door
- The option to upgrade your memberships to include
Smithsonian Affiliate benefits.
Premier Memberships offer even more
Express your support for the importance of history and receive even more benefits.
All include the benefits of the Classic Membership level, 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