Membership matters.
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 members-only functions, 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  

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

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

  • Two complimentary family memberships to give as gifts

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

  • An invitation to a special reception with MNCH directors

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

  • You get to choose how your contribution is spent.  Each year, Sandal Society members vote on projects to fund - from research in the field to K-12 programs in the museum. 

Membership contributions are tax-deductible. Memberships at the contributor level and above include benefits with a fair market value of $100, which may be subject to IRS fair market disclosures. 

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