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Join or renew your annual membership today!

All Lewis Museum members receive:

  • FREE general admission for one year
  • Member discount at Museum Shop – 15%
  • Personalized Lewis branded membership card (A membership card is not required to utilize benefits of membership. Your membership is active as soon as you join!)
  • Invitation to biannual Museum Shop Members’ Sale
  • Priority invitation to museum events
  • Complimentary subscription to the museum’s calendar publication
  • Invitations to members only exhibition previews
  • Priority notification of new museum programs and events
  • Discounts on select events and programs

15% discount on membership for seniors, active duty & retired military. Lifetime membership is not eligible for discount. Must provide a valid ID to Visitor Services Desk or membership.info@lewismuseum.org at time of purchase.

Enhance your membership with an Add-on! An additional adult is an option to add another adult to your household for only $15! Additional adults receive Individual Level benefits, but do not receive a membership card.

For more information on becoming a member please contact membership.info@lewismuseum.org or call 443-263-1816.

To access your digital membership card, follow these steps below:

  1. Download the EMembership Card app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
  2. Select The Reginald F. Lewis Museum tile and touch Find My Membership Cards
  3. Enter:
    • a) Your membership number and your last name or
    • b) Phone number and your last name

Please note if you use your phone number to search for your digital membership card, and you have multiple phone numbers with us, only your primary number will work.

  1. When prompted select “Download my cards”. This will download and save your card to the app.
  2. If you’d like to download your card to your Apple Wallet or Google Pay, select “Add to Google Pay” or “Add to Apple Wallet” when prompted. 

Once you have completed these steps, your card will be saved to the device you downloaded it on. Should you have any questions regarding this member benefit, please contact us at 443-263-1816.

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Select the membership level that fits you best from the options below.

Includes all the benefits of a standard membership as well as specific level benefits. Smithsonian Affiliate Membership available for an additional $20.

Contemporary Friends

Smithsonian Affiliation – Membership plus $20

  • One year subscription (12 issues) to Smithsonian Magazine
  • 10% discounts on café dining at Smithsonian Museum’s in DC, on all Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, and on all IMAX tickets at the Smithsonian
  • Reciprocal Admission/Discount benefits at participating Smithsonian Affiliates
  • Free admission to the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City
  • A personalized Smithsonian membership card
  • Additional Smithsonian benefits can found here. Benefits on Smithsonian.com are subject to change.