National Associate Membership
Enjoy these great benefits with a National Associate Membership!
Magazines - bring the museums right to your door (Choose one or both)
Smithsonian magazine - An exciting journey through history, science and culture with fascinating features and breathtaking images
Air & Space magazine - Celebrating the human achievement of flight from great aerospace moments of the past to exciting new discoveries in the skies and beyond
Reduced rates at IMAX, planetarium and museum shows
10% discount at museum stores
10% discount at these Smithsonian museum cafes:
- The Stars and Stripes Cafe (American History Museum)
- Constitution Cafe (American History Museum)
- Fossil Cafe and Atrium Cafe (Natural History Museum)
- Castle Cafe (Smithsonian Castle)
- Courtyard Cafe (American Art Museum / National Portrait Gallery)
- Mitsitam Cafe (American Indian Museum)
Invitations to Smithsonian events and programs, lectures and workshops throughout the United States
Smithsonian Journeys Travel Program - Access to exclusive, members-only domestic and foreign tours
Free Admission - Visit the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City at no charge for members
The Cooper-Hewitt is currently closed for renovation and is scheduled to reopen in 2013. The usual schedule of exhibitions, education programs and events will be staged at various off-site locations. To learn more, please visit http://cooperhewitt.org/redesign.
Special Membership Groups
Resident Associate Membership
For Washington area residents
Receive all the benefits above plus major discounts on D.C.-area events including seminars, films and performances for people of all ages
A special partnership
Become a part of this special philanthropic group of committed leaders who help ensure the Smithsonian's future. Contributing Members receive an array of exciting, exclusive benefits!
James Smithson Society
Members of the Smithson Society provide our highest level of support. Join their generosity and find a deeper association to the Smithsonian through personalized connections, exclusive events and premiere viewings.
For young professional Washingtonians
Join more than 1,000 young professionals devoted to the future of the Smithsonian. Members support the Smithsonian through cultural, social and fundraising events and volunteer projects.
Support the Smithsonian's research and educational initiatives and encourage continued excellence in science, history and the arts.