Supporting Membership Policies

Welcome to the CHM Community!

Your support not only enhances your Museum experience but also helps us preserve and share our collection with the community. Below, you’ll find a guide to the benefits and policies associated with our Supporting Membership. Please take a moment to review these policies to make the most of your membership. If you have any questions, our membership team can assist you.

Eligibility and Terms

  • You must be 18 years or older to sign up for a Supporting Membership.
  • Supporting Memberships are active for 12 months from the date of financial contribution.
  • Supporting Memberships end 12 months from the date of their latest financial contribution.
  • One Supporting Membership covers two people from the same household.
  • There is one primary supporting member identified per household and determined by who made the donation. Primary Member can be assigned upon request.
  • An email address is required to receive a Supporting Membership.
  • The minimum amounts that qualify for Supporting Membership are:
    • A monthly recurring gift of $5 or more
    • An annual recurring gift of $15 or more
    • A one-time gift of $15 or more


  • Supporting Members whose financial contribution of $15 or more, or who are enrolled in recurring giving, enjoy the following benefits:
    • A subscription to CHM quarterly Member newsletters  
    • Invitations to members-only event receptions
    • 50% discount on full-priced adult tickets per visit 
    • 10% discount at the Museum store and café
  • Supporting Membership benefits are exclusive to members living in the same household.
  • Only the identified primary supporting member on the household will be able to redeem benefits online.
  • Supporting Membership benefits are subject to change at any time.
  • Supporting Membership benefit eligibility can change at any time.
  • Supporting Members must be present to receive their benefits at check-in but do not need to be present for the entire visit.
  • Supporting Membership benefits cannot be combined with other Museum benefits.

Use and Access

  • Members’ visiting hours are the same as public operating hours.
  • Supporting Members must present their ID to receive discounts and benefits.
  • Supporting Members do not need to reserve tickets in advance to ensure entry.
  • Supporting Members can receive a ticketing discount on two tickets per transaction within 24 hours.
  • Supporting Memberships may be tax deductible; please check with your financial advisor.

Additional Policies

  • Supporting Memberships are nontransferable and nonrefundable.
  • The Museum does not participate in reciprocal membership programs.


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