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Become a Member

We offer membership at a variety of levels. As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, our members' valuable contributions and memberships help bring the Michigan Maritime Museum to life and provide ongoing education programs. 

All memberships include:

  • Free admission to the Michigan Maritime Museum, including lectures, exhibits, programs. & selected classes.
  • 10% discount in Museum store
  • A copy of the Museum’s newsletter, The Ship’s Lamp & our e-newsletter, The Ship's Bell
  • Invitations to Member's Only functions
  • Continuing support of the educational mission of the Michigan Maritime Museum

All membership categories (with the exception of Keel Club) are due annually in May.  Keel Club memberships are due annually upon date of purchase.

Membership cards will be mailed the 1st of the following month in which your membership has been renewed.

All membership fees are 100% tax deductible. The Michigan Maritime Museum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

Individual Senior: includes one individual 65 years or older.
Qty     $25.00
Individual Membership: benefits for one adult.
Qty     $30.00
Senior Couple Membership: includes two seniors (65 +)
Qty     $40.00
Family Membership: includes two adults and all children in household.
Qty     $50.00
Grandparent Membership: includes two seniors and all of their grandchildren.
Qty     $50.00
Ensign Membership: benefits of all general memberships.
Qty     $100.00
Captain Membership: benefits of all general memberships plus one guest admission.
Qty     $250.00
Business Membership: Free admission for owner/manager; 10% off business events held on museum campus (excluding July and August),
Qty     $300.00
Commodore Membership: benefits for all general memberships, plus two guest admissions.
Qty     $500.00
Keel Club Membership: benefits of all memberships, includes special parties and sails for Keel Club members.
Qty     $1,000.00