Membership matters.
Being a Friend of the Museum of Natural and Cultural History connects you to the campus, the community, and the world.  From exhibits to education to scientific research, your support helps the museum stay on the cutting edge - now and into the future.   

Membership benefits YOU.
Membership has its rewards, like free admission to exhibits and events, exclusive invitations to exhibit previews, and discounts on a variety of programs and products.  

There are two easy ways to join!
Download and print a member application or join online through the UO Foundation. For more information, contact Judi Pruitt at (541) 346-1671 or  

MNCH memberships are fully tax-deductible. Seniors may apply a 10 percent discount to any contribution level. 

Individual Membership ($40)

  • FREE admission to exhibits and public events
  • Invitations to exhibit previews
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Discounted registration fees for summer camps and no-school days
  • Subscription to Fieldnotes, the museum newsletter
  • 10 percent off purchases at Past & Presents, The Mary Lee Ward Museum Store
  • Reciprocal benefits through ASTC, more than 200 museums worldwide!
  • Free exhibit pass and store member-discount coupon to share with a friend
  • Membership card and sticker

Family Membership ($50)

  • All of the previous rewards for two adults and up to four youth

Supporter Level ($100)
All of the previous rewards, plus:

Contributor Level ($250)
All of the previous rewards, plus:

  • Two complimentary family memberships to give as gifts

Directors Level ($500)
All of the previous rewards, plus:

  • A special invitation to Dine with the Directors, a Pacific Northwest-themed supper event
  • A behind-the-scenes tour of the museum

Sandal Society Level ($1000)
All of the previous rewards, plus:

  • You get to choose how your contribution is spent.  Directly support archaeological research, improvements to our collections facilities, or museum publications - the choice is yours!

Are you the owner of a business or not-for-profit organization?  Our Business Membership program lets you extend museum membership benefits to your employees!

(541) 346-5089