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As a private non-profit 501(c)3 institution, the California Museum relies on the generosity of our community and revenue from memberships to present exhibits and programs highlighting California’s history, arts, culture and diversity. 

When you become a member, you receive benefits including free admission to the Museum all year long, discounted or free admission to ticketed public programs, member discounts at the Museum Store, and reciprocal benefits at up to 1,700 institutions across North America!* Additionally, your support helps the Museum continue to offer quality programming in the coming years, meeting its mission to inspire visitors to make their own mark on history. 

Become a member today to support California history, arts, culture and diversity! Four levels with a range of benefits and tax deductions are available to choose from, starting at only $50.00 per year at the Cub Club and Individual levels.

For questions or assistance, contact the membership department at Thank you for your support!

*Reciprocal benefits applicable to Explorer, Traveler, and Individual memberships only.

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Cub Club

Kids’ membership with a bear backpack, mini state flag & more!
1 year: $50
2 years: $90

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Admission for 1 adult, reciprocal Time Travelers benefits & more!
1 year: $50
2 years: $90

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Admission for 1-2 adults, reciprocal Time Travelers benefits & more!
1 year: $70
2 years: $130

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Admission for up to 2 adults, all household children under 18, reciprocal NARM benefits & more!
1 year: $120
2 years: $230