Membership Levels and Benefits

Individual: $75

  • A membership card offering free unlimited yearly admission for one.
  • Invitations to special members-only events, including Members Appreciation Night.
  • Free and discounted tickets to Public Programs, including panel discussions, concerts, book talks, and film screenings.
  • 20% discount in the Museum Shop and 10% discount in Chalsty's Cafe.
  • $75 is tax deductible.

Join, Renew, or Give the Gift of an Individual Membership.

JOIN OR RENEW AS AN INDIVIDUAL

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Family: $100

  • A membership card offering free unlimited admission for two adults and up to four children.
  • Invitations to special members-only events, including Members Appreciation Night.
  • Free and discounted tickets to Public Programs, including panel discussions, concerts, book talks, and film screenings.
  • Free admission to Weekend Family Programs, a series featuring live performances of music, theater, and dance, as well as hands-on art activities.
  • Subscription to the Program Calendar.
  • 20% discount in the Museum Shop and 10% discount in Chalsty's Cafe.
  • $100 is tax deductible.

Join, Renew, or Give the Gift of a Family Membership

JOIN OR RENEW AS A FAMILY


Young Members Circle: $100

  • A membership card offering free unlimited yearly admission
  • Invitations to special members-only evenings, including all of our exhibition openings and Member's Appreciation Night. 
  • Access to our network of rising professionals at tours, receptions and other young member curated outings
  • Savings of over 30% on tickets to the end-of-summer Big Apple Bash and annual Winter Thaw
  • Free and discounted tickets to Public Programs, including panel discussions, concerts, book talks, and film screenings.
  • 20% discount at the Museum Shop and 10% off at Chalsty's Café
  • $80 is tax deductible.

Learn more about the Young Members Circle.

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JOIN OR RENEW WITH THE YMC


Associate: $125

  • A membership card offering free unlimited admission for two adults and up to four children.
  • Invitations to special members-only events, including all exhibition openings and Members Appreciation Night.
  • Free and discounted tickets to Public Programs, including panel discussions, concerts, book talks, and film screenings.
  • Subscription to the Program Calendar and City Courant, the Museum's Journal.
  • 20% discount in the Museum Shop and 10% discount in Chalsty's Cafe.
  • $105 is tax deductible.

Join, Renew, or Give the Gift of an Associate Membership.

JOIN OR RENEW AS AN ASSOCIATE


Sustainer: $250

  • A membership card offering free unlimited admission for two adults and up to four children.
  • Reciprocal membership benefits with more than 650 arts/cultural institutions throughout North America.
  • Invitations to special members-only events, including all exhibition openings and Members Appreciation Night.
  • An invitation to the annual Spring Lecture Symposium and Luncheon.
  • Free and discounted tickets to Public Programs, including panel discussions, concerts, book talks, and film screenings.
  • Subscription to the Program Calendar and tickets to sold-out public programs (advance notice required).
  • Subscription to City Courant, the Museum's Journal.
  • 20% discount in the Museum Shop and 10% discount in Chalsty's Cafe.
  • $224 is tax deductible.

Join, Renew, or Give the Gift of a Sustainer Membership.

JOIN OR RENEW AS A SUSTAINER


Fellow: $500

  • A membership card offering free unlimited admission for two adults and up to four children.
  • Reciprocal membership benefits with more than 650 arts/cultural institutions throughout North America.
  • Invitations to special members-only events, including all exhibition openings and Members Appreciation Night.
  • Invitations to gala events, including Cabaret! and the annual Spring Lecture Symposium and Luncheon.
  • Free and discounted tickets to Public Programs, including panel discussions, concerts, book talks, and film screenings.
  • Subscription to the Program Calendar and tickets to sold-out public programs (advance notice required).
  • Subscription to City Courant, the Museum's Journal.
  • One exhibition catalog or publication.
  • 20% discount in the Museum Shop and 10% discount at Chalsty's Cafe.
  • $474 is tax deductible.

Join, Renew, or Give the Gift of a Fellow Membership.

JOIN OR RENEW AS A FELLOW

Discounted Memberships

Students and Seniors: $55

  • A membership card offering free unlimited yearly admission for one.
  • Invitations to special members-only events, including Members Appreciation Night.
  • Free and discounted tickets to Public Programs, including panel discussions, concerts, book talks, and film screenings.
  • 20% discount in the Museum Shop and 10% discount in Chalsty's Cafe.
  • $55 is tax deductible.

Join, Renew, or Give the Gift of a Student or Senior Membership.

JOIN OR RENEW AS A STUDENT JOIN OR RENEW AS A SENIOR


Don't Live in New York?

New Yorker at Heart: $45 (For those living more than 150 miles outside of New York City)

  • A membership card offering free unlimited yearly admission for one.
  • Invitations to special members-only events, including Members Appreciation Night.
  • Free and discounted tickets to Public Programs, including panel discussions, concerts, book talks, and film screenings.
  • Subscription to the Program Calendar.
  • 20% discount in the Museum Shop and 10% discount in Chalsty's Cafe.
  • $45 is tax deductible.

Join, Renew, or Give the Gift of a New Yorker at Heart Membership.

JOIN OR RENEW AS A NEW YORKER AT HEART

About the Young Members Circle

Explore New York City’s past, present and future with the Museum of the City of New York’s Young Member Circle. Young Members are rising professionals, ages 21-39, interested in learning more about the vibrant city in which we live and in supporting the Museum of the City of New York. Get a first look at our exhibitions, join us at free programs and exclusive events, and meet fellow New Yorkers who share your interests in everything from architecture and design to graffiti and activism.

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Alexander Hamilton Circle: Gifts of $1,000 or more

The Museum of the City of New York opened to the public on Alexander Hamilton’s birthday in 1932, and a bronze sculpture of Hamilton adorns the Museum’s façade. The Museum’s patrons’ program is named in honor of this brilliant and influential New Yorker. Members of the Alexander Hamilton Circle provide essential support for the Museum’s general operations and receive numerous special benefits.

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Corporate Membership: Gifts of $1,000 or more

Corporate Membership with the Museum of the City of New York aligns your company with one of New York’s most treasured and dynamic cultural institutions. In return for their generous support, Corporate Members enjoy many privileges. Join at the Patron level or higher to enjoy exclusive benefits, including unlimited free admission for employees, free use of the Museum’s magnificent landmark building for private events, and the opportunity to arrange private tours and special Museum visits.

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Museum Membership for IDNYC Card Holders

The Museum of the City of New York is offering all IDNYC card holders a free Individual membership for one year. To redeem your membership, please complete this online form, and visit us within 30 days of registering to activate your complimentary membership. The Museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please be sure to bring your valid IDNYC card with you to confirm your membership.

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Contact

For any questions regarding membership levels or benefits, please contact Lisa Kōbs Membership Manager, at 917.492.3328 or email membership@mcny.org

Please note that Memberships are not refundable or transferable. Categories and benefits are subject to change.