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Become a Member

Museum members are a vital part of the Museum’s mission to save and share the Charlotte region’s history. Their support helps fund our programs, make our field trips more accessible, and preserve Charlotte’s important historic structures.

Membership Perks

All memberships include the following benefits. Higher membership levels allow access to unique and personalized perks (see levels below):

  • FREE year-round admission to the Museum including access to new exhibitions & tours of the historic structures.
  • FREE admission to museum programs (with pre-registration) plus a 10% discount for your guests (does not include special events)
  • Discounted tickets to special events and programs including the Charlotte Preservation Awards and Mad About Modern Home Tour
  • Discount on museum shop purchases
  • Access to our yearly members reception
  • Holiday card from the Museum

Membership Levels

  • Individual

    $35 annually
    1 person
    • All standard member benefits
    • 10% museum store discount on all purchases
  • Senior (62+)

    $35 annually
    1 person
    • All standard member benefits
    • 10% museum shop discount on all purchases
  • Student

    $35 annually
    1 person
    • All standard member benefits
    • 10% museum shop discount on all purchases
  • Dual

    $80 annually
    2 people
    • All standard member benefits
    • 10% museum shop discount on all purchases
  • Household

    $100 annually ($9 per month)
    Up to 6 people
    • 2 adults & up to 4 children
    • All standard member benefits
    • 10% museum shop discount on all purchases
    • Access to early exhibit preview events
  • Patron

    $250 annually ($21 per month)
    6 people
    • All standard member benefits
    • 10% museum shop discount on all purchases
    • Access to early exhibit preview events
  • Benefactor

    $500 annually ($42 per month)
    6 people
    • 2 free admission passes to gift
    • 2 free VIP Pavilion tickets to the Charlotte Gem and Preservation Awards
    • 5% discount on museum rentals
    • 10% museum shop discount on all purchases
    • Access to early exhibit preview events
    • Personalized holiday card & ornament from President/CEO
  • President's Circle

    $1,000 annually ($84 per month)
    6 people
    • 4 free admission passes & 1 Household membership to gift
    • 4 free VIP Pavilion tickets to the Charlotte Gem and Preservation Awards
    • 10% discount on museum rentals
    • 15% museum shop discount on all purchases
    • Invitation to our annual President's Circle luncheon
    • Personalized holiday card & ornament from President/CEO
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