Gift Membership

Give your friends and family the gift of membership! Membership is the best way to experience all that the Museum of the City of New York has to offer. Members receive discounts on ticketed programs, invitations to Member-only events, and special access!

Membership Levels & Benefits:

Individual - $80

  • Unlimited free admission for one
  • Substantial discounts on tickets to Public Programs, including panel discussions, concerts, book talks, and film screenings**
  • Advance notice of Public Program ticket sales
  • 20% discount in the Museum Shop and in Chalsty’s Café, reopening summer 2021
  • Invitation for two to the Museum’s annual Member Appreciation Night
  • New Benefit! Invitations to Member Evening Hours
  • Subscription to the Program Calendar
  • $80 is tax deductible

Gift an Individual Membership

Dual - $150

All of the benefits of an Individual Membership for two

  • $150 is tax deductible

Gift a Dual Membership

Family - $150

All benefits of Individual Membership plus:

  • Unlimited free admission for two adults and up to four children
  • Invitation for four to the Museum’s annual Member Appreciation Night
  • Free admission to Family Programs, including tours and workshops for kids aged 6-12
  • 10% discount on Courses for Kids, including I Spy New York: Capturing the City through the Camera
  • $150 is tax deductible

Gift a Family Membership

Sustainer - $250

All benefits of Family Membership plus:

  • Invitations to all exhibition opening receptions
  • Invitation for six to the Museum’s annual Member Appreciation Night
  • Four complimentary drink tickets for the Uptown Bounce series
  • Two Museum guest passes
  • Discounted tickets to and advanced notice of special speaker series, including the David Berg Distinguished Lecture Series**
  • $214 is tax deductible.

Gift a Sustainer Membership

Fellow - $500

All benefits of Sustainer Membership plus:

  • Reciprocal membership benefits with more than 800 Museums through the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM)
  • Subscription to the City Courant, the Museum’s biannual scholarly journal
  • Four Museum guest passes
  • $452 is tax deductible

Gift a Fellow Membership

DeWitt Clinton Circle - $1,000

All benefits of Fellow Membership plus:

  • Two complimentary tickets to all Public Programs**
  • Two complimentary tickets to the Distinguished Lecture Series
  • Ten Museum guest passes
  • One special exhibition companion book of your choice, upon request
  • $836 is tax deductible

Gift a DeWitt Clinton Circle Membership



**Reservation required, subject to availability

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