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Become a Member

Membership is a keystone in the success of the Museum. As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, your membership and annual renewal is tax deductible and helps the Museum to continue to thrive year after year. The Museum offers a variety of membership levels. As a Museum member, you receive a number of benefits.

All memberships include:

  • Free, unlimited admission to the Michigan Maritime Museum

  • Free or Member rates on lectures, programs, and selected classes & events all year

  • Invitations to Members-Only events

  • A subscription to the Museum’s printed newsletter, The Ship’s Lamp and e-newsletter The Ship’s Bell

  • 10% discount on all merchandise in The Ship’s Store.

  • Enjoyment on the relaxing waterfront campus in the Heart of the Maritime District at your leisure

  • Pride in your support of the Museum’s educational mission and the knowledge that you make a difference!

Museum Membership Program Levels

Individual $40
Benefits for one adult

Senior Couple $60
Benefits for two seniors (65+)

Family $75
Benefits for two adults and all children in household

Grandparent $85
Benefits for two seniors and all grandchildren

Ensign $150
Benefits of all general memberships plus two complimentary guest admission passes

Captain $250
Benefits of all general memberships plus four complimentary guest admission passes

Commodore $500
Benefits of all general memberships plus eight complimentary guest admission passes

Keel Club $1000
Benefits of all general memberships plus twelve complimentary guest admission passes, special recognition, Keel Club events, a 15% discount in the Ship’s Store, and 20% discount on event space rentals 

Corporate Membership Program

Join an elite group of business leaders in the Corporate Member Program. Membership provides your company and employees with unique opportunities for educational involvement, special museum access, and several other ways to engage and inspire employees and clients.

All memberships include:

  • Free, unlimited admission for the primary member to the Michigan Maritime Museum

  • Two complimentary guest admission passes per month

  • Special recognition of the organization online and in various media

  • 10% discount on event space rentals
    (date exclusion apply)

  • A subscription to the Museum’s printed newsletter, The Ship’s Lamp and e-newsletter The Ship’s Bell

  • Pride in supporting making the region a better place to work, live, and play. 

To enroll in our Corporate Membership Program, please contact Director of Membership & Marketing Brent Paige at brent@mimaritime.org or (269) 637-8078 ext. 202

Our Corporate Members: