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Love the SM&NC? Become a Member!

Your Membership makes all that we do possible and pays for itself after just a few visits! Thanks to your generous support, we can continue to offer innovative programs and exhibitions, provide exceptional animal care, and make ongoing enhancements to our beautiful grounds.

Membership Benefits Include:

  • Free admission and unlimited visits to the Museum & Grounds year-round
  • Member pre-registration dates for programs in advance of general registration
  • Exclusive access to Summer Camps and Members-Only programs
  • Exclusive access to Family Seasonal Favorites like our annual Egg Hunt and Halloween on Heckscher Farm
  • Discounts on Programs, Special Events & Nights Out
  • A minimum of 50% off all Festival & Fest Admission 
  • 10% off all purchases from the Heckscher Farm Tent at the SM&NC Sunday Farm Market
  • Opportunity to host birthday parties on-site
  • Discounts in the SM&NC Gift Shop
  • Convenience of a paperless, digital Membership card (compatible with both iOS & Android phones)
Please Note:
Caregiver Packages (+$35)

Families with a nanny, caregiver or companion should register for one of our Caregiver Membership Packages. All Caregiver Packages add an additional adult to the Membership, and cost $35 more than standard level pricing. Our Caregiver Package enhancement option excludes Individual Membership levels: Individuals with a caregiver or companion should choose an appropriate Duo Membership.

Choose Your Membership Level

For Families

All Family Levels include:

  • Discounts on Programs & Events
  • 50% off Festival & Fest Admission or more depending on level benefits outlined below
  • Member pre-registration for fests & select programs
  • 10% Member discount at both our Gift Shop & Sunday Farm Market's Heckscher Farm Tent
  • Subscription to NEXT Quarterly Magazine

Family Membership

$125/year
  • Valid for 2 named adults of the same household and all children under 18
Our Basic Family Membership

Family Plus Membership

$225/year
  • Valid for 2 named adults of the same household and all children under 18
  • FREE Family Admission to a day of each seasonal Family Fest series
  • Exclusive pre-registration for camps & select programs
  • 10 Guest Passes
Incredible Value & Beneficial for Camp Families!

Family Premium Membership

$300/year
  • Valid for 2 named adults of the same household and all children under 18
  • FREE admission for up to 2 accompanying guests every visit
  • FREE Family Admission to a day of each seasonal Family Fest series
  • Exclusive pre-registration for camps & select programs
  • 10 Guest Passes
Perfect for Entertaining or Outings with Friends!

Grandparents Membership

$110/year
  • Valid for 2 named adults of the same household and grandchildren under 18

For Couples & Pairs

All Duo Levels include:

  • Discounts on Programs & Events
  • 50% off Festival & Fest Admission
  • 10% Member discount at both our Gift Shop & Sunday Farm Market's Heckscher Farm Tent
  • Member pre-registration for fests & select programs
  • Subscription to NEXT Quarterly Magazine

Duo Membership

$100/year
  • Valid for 2 named adults (not applicable to children)
  • Free registration for 2 to a Nights Out adult program of your choice*
A Great Fit for Couples or Friends!

Senior Duo Membership

$90/year
  • Valid for 2 named adults, age 65+
  • Free registration for 2 to a Nights Out adult program of your choice*
For Couples 65+ as well as for Individual Seniors with a Companion or Caregiver.

*Not applicable to our BevMax Tasting Series

For Individuals

All Individual Levels include:

  • Discounts on Programs & Events
  • 50% off Festival & Fest Admission
  • 10% Member discount at both our Gift Shop & Sunday Farm Market's Heckscher Farm Tent
  • Member pre-registration for fests & select programs
  • Subscription to NEXT Quarterly Magazine

Looking to register with a caregiver or companion? You'll want to choose a standard Duo Membership.

Individual Membership

$60/year
  • Valid for a named adult (not applicable to children)
  • Free registration to a Nights Out adult program of your choice*

Senior Individual Membership

$45/year
  • Valid for a named adult, age 65+
  • Free registration to a Nights Out adult program of your choice*

*Not applicable to our BevMax Tasting Series

Distinguished Membership

Our Highest Tier of Membership

Director’s Circle Membership

With three distinguished levels, Director’s Circle is our highest tier of Membership.

It is an important group of Members whose philanthropic commitment to our institution supports our Mission and charge to bring the wonders of art, nature, astronomy, and education to our community. This vibrant and generous affinity group of museum friends receives exclusive benefits with so much to do, so close to home.

Please contact our Membership Department to learn more about the exclusive benefits enjoyed at these generous levels of Membership.

Director’s Circle Membership Levels

Charter Oak Society - $2,500
30% discount off Facility Rentals

Maple Grove Society - $1,000
25% discount off Facility Rentals

Chestnut Grove Society - $500
20% discount off Facility Rentals

Beyond Family Membership benefits, Director’s Circle Members enjoy:
  • Free year-round Admission to the Museum & Grounds for two named Adults of the same household and their children or grandchildren under 18
  • Significant Facility Rental discounts of 20–30% depending on level
  • Name recognition on Bendel Mansion's lobby slideshow display as well as at major social and fundraising events.
  • Preferred Parking at all events (must be pre-registered and call to pre-request parking space)
  • Free Admission to all Festival weekends
  • Free Admission for all accompanying Guests  (including on Festival days)
  • Director’s Circle VIP Lounge at all Festivals with complimentary food and refreshments on the Farmhouse's Overlook Terrace for DC Members and their guests
  • Exclusive Champagne Reception and Gallery Preview prior to all Exhibition Openings
  • Free admission to select Astronomy programs including Family Astronomy Nights.
  • Maximum discounts on classes, programs, summer camps and special events
  • Exclusive pre-registration for summer camps, special events, and programs
  • 20% off SM&NC Merchandise at our Gift Shop and goods from our Sunday Farm Market's Heckscher Farm Tent

Gift Memberships are also available!

Purchase a Gift Membership online using our online registration (be sure to select “This Membership is a gift”).

Or, contact the Membership Department at membership@stamfordmuseum.org or 203.977.6533 to arrange your Gift Membership today.