Membership

Overview

Members are the foundation of our community support

A private non-profit 501(c)3 institution, the California Museum relies on the generosity of our community and revenue from memberships to present exhibits and programs highlighting California’s history, arts, culture and diversity. 

When you become a member, your support will help ensure the Museum continues to offer quality programming in the coming years, meeting its mission to inspire visitors to make their own mark on history. 

Become a member today to support California history, arts, culture and diversity! Three levels with a range of benefits and tax deductions are available to choose from, starting at only $46.00 per year at the Cub Club level.

 

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Cub Club
Kids' membership with grizzly bear backpack, mini state flag & more!
1 year: $40.00
2 years: $70.00

​Benefits:
  • Free admission for 1 child & 1 guest 
  • 1 personalized member card
  • Monarch the Grizzly Bear backpack & California flag (+$6.95 s/h or free pickup)
  • Invitations to free member events & exhibit openings
  • Discounted admission on ticketed events & camp programs
  • 10% off at Museum Store & Gold Rush Grille
  •  Reciprocal benefits at over 200 institutions across the U.S.
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Delivery & Gift Message

By submitting a membership application, you agree to the terms and conditions below:

  • California Hall of Fame, ticketed and fundraising events are not included in benefits.
  • Memberships are a tax-deductible charitable contribution and not refundable.
  • Memberships are not transferable, and only members listed on your application are entitled to receive benefits.
  • Please be prepared to show your member card and a valid ID at time of admission.
  • Replacement cards are available for $5.00 each. Please call (916) 653-1771 Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm to request a replacement card.
  • You agree to receive emails from the Museum notifying you of member events and acknowledge your information will not be shared with other organizations.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member, however you must agree to terms and conditions to submit an application. 

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Traveler
Admission for 1-2 adults, reciprocal Time Travelers benefits & more!
1 year: $60
2 years: $110

  • Free admission for up to 2 adults 
  • 2 personalized member cards
  • 2 guest passes
  • Invitations to free member events & exhibit openings
  • Discounted admission on ticketed events & camp programs
  • 10% off in Museum Store
  • 10% off at Gold Rush Grille (card required)
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Reciprocal admission at over 200 institutions across the U.S.
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Explorer – best value!
Admission for up to 4 adults, reciprocal NARM benefits & more!
1 year: $120
2 years: $230

Benefits:

  • Admission for up to  4 adults & all household children 18 & under
  • 4 personalized membership cards
  • Invitations to free member events & exhibit openings
  • Discounted admission on ticketed events & camp programs
  • Free admission for 1 guest on weekends
  • 2 guest passes
  • 10% discount at the Museum Store & Gold Rush Grille (card required)
  • Reciprocal benefits at historic institutions across the country through
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