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Join a unique museum complex and support one of the premier cultural organizations in New England. Members get free admission to our four distinctive museums and a host of other benefits.

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Member Benefits

  • Unlimited free admission to all Springfield Museums and the Seymour Planetarium
  • Discounts on special programs and events like Culture & Cocktails
  • Free admission to a host of other science and children’s museums nationwide
  • Invitations to Members-only previews and events
  • 15% discount and pre-registration for Museum School
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • Subscriptions to the Springfield Museums Calendar and Course Catalog
  • The Arts Card with discounts at select local attractions and restaurants
  • Volunteer opportunities

General Membership

Maximize your visits to the Museums with an annual membership that includes free admission and special discounts.

Educator $40

One personalized membership card with full benefits.  Fully tax deductible. Must submit proof of educator licensure by mail or at our Welcome Center.

For more information or to join, contact the membership office at 413.263.6800, ext. 255, or membership@springfieldmuseums.org.

Basic $50

One personalized membership card with full benefits. Fully tax deductible.

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Dual $75

Two personalized membership cards with full benefits. Fully tax deductible.

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Grandparent $90

Two personalized membership cards with full benefits for two adults and up to four children ages 17 and under. Fully tax deductible.

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Exclusive benefits:

  • Includes up to four children ages 17 and under
  • Discounts on birthday and theme parties for children
Household $100

Two personalized membership cards with full benefits for two adults and all children ages 17 and under. Fully tax deductible

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Exclusive benefits:

  • Includes all children ages 17 and under
  • Discounts on birthday and theme parties for children
  • Two free guest passes

Patron Membership

Upgrade your membership experience. Patron members enjoy exclusive benefits and special events.

Patron $150

Two personalized membership cards with full benefits for two adults and all children ages 17 and under. $130 tax deductible.

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Exclusive benefits:

  • Free admission and special discounts at participating art museums nationwide
  • Invitations to special Patron events
  • Two free patron passes to Museum events
  • Three free guest passes
  • Discounts on birthday and theme parties for children
Supporting Patron $300

Two personalized membership cards with full benefits for two adults and all children ages 17 and under. $262 tax deductible.

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Exclusive benefits:

  • Free admission and special discounts at participating art museums nationwide
  • Invitations to special Patron events
  • Two free patron passes to Museum events
  • A catalog from our museum collections (new Supporting level members only)
  • Discounts on birthday and theme parties for children
  • Four free guest passes
Contributing Patron $550

Two personalized membership cards with full benefits for two adults and all children ages 17 and under. $512 tax deductible.

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Exclusive benefits:

  • Free admission and special discounts at participating art museums nationwide
  • Invitations to special Patron events
  • Two free patron passes to Museum events
  • A catalog from our museum collections for new Contributing level members
  • Free Museums à la Carte programs
  • Guided tour of any museum for you and ten guests
  • Five free guest passes

Add-On

Enhance your membership experience when you add the benefits of a Smithsonian national membership for just $25 more per year!

  • Reciprocal Admission Benefits at participating Smithsonian Affiliates
  • An annual subscription to Smithsonian Magazine (one year subscription) or Air & Space Magazine (six issues)*
  • 10% off all purchases from Smithsonian catalogue and Smithsonianstore.com
  • Discounts on dining at the Smithsonian
  • 10% discount on all IMAX tickets at the Smithsonian
  • Exclusive travel programs and study tour opportunities
  • Free admission to the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York
  • Access to the members-only website at affiliations.si.edu/members
  • Discounts at participating Smithsonian Affiliate institutions and national retailers
  • Travelogues from Smithsonian Journeys offering members opportunities to see the full range of travel and tours from the Smithsonian
  • Quarterly online newsletter from Smithsonian Affiliations

*Note: First magazine will arrive 4-6 weeks after payment is processed.

Young Patrons Circle

An exclusive group of dedicated young professionals between the ages of 21-45 years old who champion the power of arts and culture. Young Patrons Circle members are the next generation of philanthropists who enjoy opportunities to connect with artists, musicians, thinkers, and doers through exclusive events and sponsorships.

For more information and payment plans, call 413-314-6462, or email lshea@springfieldmuseums.org.

Young Patrons Circle Individual $200

One personalized membership card with full benefits for one adult age 21-45. $150 tax deductible.

Exclusive benefits:

  • Free admission to all (five) Culture and Cocktails events, and two free guest passes
  • Invitations to members-only previews and events
  • Invitations to special Patron events
  • Free admission and special discounts at participating art museums nationwide
  • Three free guest passes to the Museums
  • Volunteer opportunities including committee work
  • Discounts on birthday and theme parties for children

Young Patrons Circle Dual $300

Two personalized membership cards with full benefits for two adults ages 21-45. $250 tax deductible.

Exclusive benefits:

  • Free admission to all (five) Culture and Cocktails events, and two free guest passes
  • Invitations to members-only previews and events
  • Invitations to special Patron events
  • Free admission and special discounts at participating art museums nationwide
  • Three free guest passes to the Museums
  • Volunteer opportunities including committee work
  • Discounts on birthday and theme parties for children

Society of William Rice

This powerful philanthropic network includes community leaders dedicated to supporting art and culture in Greater Springfield. Annual membership gifts enable the Museums to host world-class exhibits and quality educational programs, while providing access to exclusive gatherings, events and more.

For more information or to join the Society, call 413-314-6462, or email lshea@springfieldmuseums.org.

Society of William Rice $1,250

Two personalized membership cards with full benefits for two adults and all children ages 17 and under. $1,138 tax deductible.

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Exclusive benefits:

  • New! Smithsonian Affiliate Membership
  • Invitations to annual Society of William Rice Dinner & Fall Cocktail Party
  • Voting member of the Springfield Museums
  • 10% discount on gift memberships
  • Advanced notification of limited seating events
  • A catalog from our museum collections for new William Rice level members
  • Free Museums à la Carte programs
  • Guided tour of any museum for you and ten guests
  • Free admission and special discounts at participating art museums nationwide
  • Invitations to special Patron events
  • Two free patron passes to Museum events
  • Six free guest passes
  • Exclusive quarterly newsletter
  • Monthly billing options
Society of William Rice Leadership Circle $2,750

Two personalized membership cards with full benefits for two adults and all children ages 17 and under. $2,638 tax deductible.

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Exclusive benefits:

  • New! Smithsonian Affiliate Membership
  • Invitations to annual Society of William Rice Dinner & Fall Cocktail Party
  • Voting member of the Springfield Museums
  • 10% discount on gift memberships
  • Advanced notification of limited seating events
  • A catalog from our museum collections for new Leadership Circle members
  • Free Museums à la Carte programs
  • Guided tour of any museum for you and ten guests
  • Invitation to curator-led roundtable luncheons
  • Free admission and special discounts at participating art museums nationwide
  • Opportunity to entertain at the Museums
  • 20% discount on purchases of $500 or more in the Museum Store
  • Invitations to special Patron events
  • Free special exhibitions
  • Two free patron passes to Museum events
  • Eight free guest passes
  • Exclusive quarterly newsletter
  • Monthly billing options
Society of William Rice President's Circle $5,500

Two personalized membership cards with full benefits for two adults and all children ages 17 and under. $5,388 tax deductible.

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Exclusive benefits:

  • New! Smithsonian Affiliate Membership
  • Invitations to annual Society of William Rice Dinner & Fall Cocktail Party
  • Voting member of the Springfield Museums
  • 10% discount on gift memberships
  • Advanced notification of limited seating events
  • A catalog from our museum collections for new President’s Circle members
  • Free Museums à la Carte programs
  • Private consultation with a curator & appraiser referrals
  • Invitation to an exclusive Director-led day trip
  • One-time 25% discount on museum facilities rental
  • Guided tour of any museum for you and ten guests
  • Invitation to curator-led roundtable luncheons
  • Free admission and special discounts at participating art museums nationwide
  • Invitations to special Patron events
  • 20% discount on purchases of $500 or more in the Museum Store
  • Free special exhibitions
  • Two free patron passes to Museum events
  • Ten free guest passes
  • Exclusive quarterly newsletter
  • Monthly billing available
Society of William Rice Chairman's Circle $10,000

Two personalized membership cards with full benefits for two adults and all children ages 17 and under. $9,888 tax deductible.

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Exclusive benefits:

  • New! Smithsonian Affiliate Membership
  • Invitations to annual Society of William Rice Dinner & Fall Cocktail Party
  • Voting member of the Springfield Museums
  • 10% discount on gift memberships
  • Advanced notification of limited seating events
  • A catalog from our museum collections for new Chairman’s Circle members
  • Free Museums à la Carte programs
  • Invitation to curator-led roundtable luncheons
  • Private consultation with a curator & appraiser referrals
  • Invitation to an exclusive Director-led day trip
  • One-time 50 % discount on museum facilities rental
  • Opportunity to co-sponsor an event, program or special exhibit
  • Private dinner party with a director & a curator at the museums
  • Concierge/personal shopping service at the Museum Store
  • Director/curator-led behind the scenes tours
  • Invitations to special Patron events
  • Free admission and special discounts at participating art museums nationwide
  • 20% discount on purchases of $500 or more in the Museum Store
  • Free special exhibitions
  • Two free patron passes to Museum events
  • Twelve free guest passes
  • Exclusive quarterly newsletter
  • Monthly billing options
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